WINNIPEG — Manitoba reported 206 new cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on Wednesday, bringing the provincial total to 70,340.
Four additional deaths were also reported:
- A man in his 50s from the Winnipeg health region (reported Tuesday)
- A man in his 60s from the Interlake-Eastern health region (reported Tuesday)
- A man in his 60s from the Prairie Mountain Health region (reported Wednesday)
- A man in his 70s from the Interlake-Eastern health region (reported Wednesday)
Health officials say there are 1,779 active cases, 67,204 people have recovered, and 88 people are in the hospital with active COVID-19 cases, including 26 in the intensive care unit. The death toll in the province is 1,357.
As of 9:30 a.m. today, 370 new cases of the virus have been identified since Monday: 164 cases on Tuesday, Dec. 14; and 206 cases today. This includes:
- 27 cases in the Interlake-Eastern health region
- 41 cases in the Northern health region
- 42 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region
- 109 cases in the Southern Health region
- 151 cases in the Winnipeg health region
3,171 laboratory tests were completed yesterday bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 1,217,584.
Further information on COVID-19 can be found at Manitoba.ca/covid19.