Public Health officials advised today an eighth death related to COVID-19 has been reported in Manitoba. It is a man in his 70s from the Southern Health Region. It’s a new case reported today and the individual was not hospitalized.
They also reported five new cases of the virus have been identified bringing the total number of reported cases to 405. Two new cases are in the Interlake Eastern Region and one each in the Southern, Winnipeg and Prairie Mountain Health Regions. 78 cases are active, 319 individuals have recovered and three are in hospital two of which are in intensive care.
Saskatchewan Health reported a person from the South region in the 70 to 79 age group who tested positive for COVID-19 has died bringing total deaths to 17. Nine new cases were reported bringing the total to 1218 with three new cases in the south, two each in Saskatoon and the North and one each in the Central and Regina regions. 294 cases are considered active, 907 people have recovered and 13 are in hospital.