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27 New COVID-19 Cases in Manitoba on Thursday; 1 Death

August 19, 2021 12:31 PM | News

WINNIPEG — Manitoba reported 27 new cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on Thursday, bringing the provincial total to 58,134.

One additional death was also reported:

• A man in his 40s from the Winnipeg health region

Health officials say there are 297 active cases, 56,649 people have recovered, and 16 people are in the hospital with active COVID-19 cases, including four in the intensive care unit. The death toll in the province is 1,188.

88 new cases of the virus have been identified since Monday: 24 cases on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 37 cases Wednesday, Aug. 18 and 27 today.

1,854 laboratory tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 903,367

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.