WINNIPEG — Manitoba reported 36 new cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on Tuesday, bringing the provincial total to 59,000.
Six additional deaths were also reported:
- A woman in her 60s from the Southern Health region
- A man in his 70s from the Interlake-Eastern health region, linked to an unspecified variant of concern
- A man in his 70s from the Southern Health region, linked to an unspecified variant of concern
- A woman in her 80s from the Southern Health region
- A man in his 80s from the Prairie Mountain Health region
- A man in his 80s from the Southern Health region, linked to an unspecified variant of concern
Health officials say there are 422 active cases, 57,380 people have recovered, and 32 people are in the hospital with active COVID-19 cases, including six in the intensive care unit. The death toll in the province is 1,198.
215 new cases of the virus have been identified since Thursday: 56 cases on Friday, Sept. 3; 42 cases on Saturday, Sept. 4; 48 cases on Sunday, Sept. 5; 33 cases on Monday, Sept. 6 and 36 cases today.
1,427 laboratory tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 938,835.
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.