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33 New COVID-19 Cases in Manitoba on Monday; 3 Deaths

August 16, 2021 12:30 PM | News


WINNIPEG — Manitoba reported 33 new cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on Monday, bringing the provincial total to 58,049.

Three additional deaths were also reported:

• A woman in her 60s from the Prairie Mountain Health region
• A woman in her 60s from the Winnipeg health region
• A man in his 60s from the Interlake–Eastern health region, linked to the B.1.1.7 (alpha) variant of concern

Health officials say there are 591 active cases, 56,271 people have recovered, and 15 people are in the hospital with active COVID-19 cases, including two in the intensive care unit. The death toll in the province is 1,187.

102 new cases of the virus have been identified since Thursday: 25 cases on Friday, Aug. 13; 24 cases on Saturday, Aug. 14; 20 cases on Sunday, Aug. 15; and 33 cases on Monday, Aug. 16.

1,380 laboratory tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 897,858.

Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms is encouraged to use the online screening tool to determine whether they meet the necessary criteria to attend a community testing site.

Further information on COVID-19 can be found at Manitoba.ca/covid19.