Manitoba Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Brent Roussin reported this afternoon 438 new cases of COVID-19.
Roussin also reported nine additional deaths with five in the Winnipeg region including a man in his 20s and one each in Southern Health, Prairie Mountain, Interlake Eastern and Northern Health which was a woman in her 50s.
He said on Tuesday he had to announce the death of a woman in her 30s and today a man in his 20s. Roussin adds all these announcements are more than numbers, and it is tragic to see all these listings everyday now. He urged to Manitobans that we need to continue to be vigilant to stop days like these going forward.
Of the new cases, 247 are in Winnipeg, 114 in Southern Health with lower numbers in other regions, including 28 in Northern Health Region.
Of the total 12, 919 reported cases, 7, 861 are considered active, 4, 851 have recovered, and 281 are in hospital.
Currently, there are 412 active cases of COVID-19 in the Northern Health Region with 14 hospitalizations, 259 cases have recovered, and four deaths.
In the Thompson/Mystery Lake District, there are 15 active cases, 190 cases in The Pas/OCN/Kelsey District, and one active case in the Flin Flon/Snow Lake/Cranberry/Sherridon Region.