Manitoba Public Health reported 155 new cases of COVID-19 this afternoon bringing the five day test positivity rate to 11.5 percent. They also reported 18 additional deaths with 14 in the Winnipeg region, two in Prairie Mountain and one each in Interlake Eastern and Southern health regions. Of the new cases 92 were in the Winnipeg region, 27 in Northern health and 17 in Southern health with lower numbers in other regions. Of the total 23,180 reported cases 4382 are active, 18,208 people have recovered, 275 are in hospital with 36 in intensive care and related deaths total 590. They note Intensive Care Units are still running above their normal capacity.
Saskatchewan health reported 181 new cases this afternoon. They also reported three additional deaths one in the North West zone and two in the Regina zone. Of the new cases 43 were in Regina, 36 in North Central and 35 each in North West and Saskatoon with lower numbers in other zones including two in the Far North East. Of the 13,942 reported cases 3945 are considered active, 9872 individuals have recovered, 124 are in hospital with 21 in intensive care and deaths total 125.