3 Deaths, 157 Cases

Manitoba Post StaffNews

WINNIPEG – The province is reporting three deaths today from COVID-19, all of them in Winnipeg.

There are 157 new cases of the virus, including 29 in Winnipeg. 81 of today’s cases are in the north.

3,490 cases are active, 24,986 people have recovered, for a total of 29,280 cases so far.

272 Manitobans are in hospital right now, 39 of them in the ICU.

The five day test positivity rate in the province is 7.5 per cent. Winnipeg’s rate is 4.9. 2,176 tests were done in the last 24 hours for a total of 473,801 since the pandemic began.

The death toll now sits at 823.