• Myrna Driedger

COVID-19 BULLETIN #459

Province of Manitoba Media Bulletin


June 12, 2021


Public health officials advise five new deaths in persons with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a male in his 60s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region, linked to the B.1.1.7 variant of concern; • a female in her 60s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to an unspecified variant of concern; • a female in her 60s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the B.1.1.7 variant of concern; • a male in his 60s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the B.1.1.7 variant of concern; and • a female in her 70s from the Winnipeg health region.

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 11.2 per cent provincially and 11.2 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m. today, 294 new cases of the virus have been identified. However, three cases have been removed due to data correction. This brings the net-new number of cases today to 291 and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 54,163.

Today’s COVID-19 data shows: • 23 cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region; • 32 cases in the Northern health region. • 23 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region; • 53 cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and • 163 cases in the Winnipeg health region. The data also shows: • 3,437 active cases and 49,633 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19; • 311 Manitobans hospitalized with COVID-19 in Manitoba and neighbouring provinces including: • 204 people in hospital in Manitoba with active COVID-19 as well as 81 people in hospital with COVID-19 who are no longer infectious, amounting to a total of 285 hospitalizations; • a total of 82 Manitoba patients receiving intensive care for COVID-19 including: - 37 people in intensive care units in Manitoba with active COVID-19 as well as 19 people with COVID-19 who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care, amounting to a total of 56 ICU patients in Manitoba; and - 26 Manitoba patients in intensive care units outside the province, with 25 in Ontario and one in Alberta; • 26 patients previously receiving care in an out-of-province ICU have now been returned to Manitoba hospitals for further care including three who were repatriated yesterday; - no COVID-19 patients were transported out of province for care yesterday. • 2,225 laboratory tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 799,662; and • the total number of deaths in people with COVID-19 is 1,093.

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at the Dauphin Regional Health Centre (medicine unit) in Dauphin. The facility has been moved to the Critical (Red) level on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System.

Possible exposure locations are listed online by region at the province’s #RestartMB Pandemic Response System webpage. For up-to-date information on possible public exposures to COVID-19 in regions, visit www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/updates/flights.html#event and click on your region.

Additional data on variants of concern is updated from Tuesday to Saturday at https://geoportal.gov.mb.ca/. Data related to COVID-19, outbreaks and some downloadable and historic data can also be found at this site.

For up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Manitoba, including the online screening tool, testing criteria and locations, self-isolation requirements, public health fundamentals and the provincial response level on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System, visit www.manitoba.ca/COVID19.

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