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27 New COVID-19 Cases in Manitoba on Monday

August 23, 2021 12:35 PM | News

WINNIPEG — Manitoba reported 27 new cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on Monday, bringing the provincial total to 58,283.

Health officials say there are 345 active cases, 56,750 people have recovered, and 18 people are in the hospital with active COVID-19 cases, including five in the intensive care unit. The death toll in the province is 1,188.

153 new cases of the virus have been identified since Thursday: 44 cases on Friday, Aug. 20; 46 cases on Saturday, Aug. 21; 36 cases on Sunday, Aug. 22; and 27 cases on Monday, Aug. 23.

1,120 laboratory tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 909,797.

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.