WINNIPEG — Manitoba reported 11 new cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on Monday, bringing the provincial total to 57,456.
Two additional deaths were also reported:
• Saturday, July 24:
– A man in his 80s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the B.1.1.7 (alpha) variant of concern
• Sunday, July 25:
– A man in his 50s from the Southern Health region, linked to an unspecified variant of concern
• Monday, July 26:
– No new deaths reported.
Dr. Brent Roussin, chief provincial public health officer, says there are 528 active cases, 55,756 people have recovered, and 39 people are in the hospital with active COVID-19 cases, including eight in the intensive care unit. The death toll in the province is 1,172.
Monday’s cases include:
• 2 new cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region
• 1 new case in the Northern health region
• 0 new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region
• 5 new cases in the Southern Health region
• 3 new cases in the Winnipeg health region
1,240 laboratory tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 867,027.
Watch Monday’s media briefing:
Further information on COVID-19 can be found at Manitoba.ca/covid19.