The Manitoba government has provided more than sixty million dollars to regional health authorities to cover COVID-19 related costs incurred over the first two quarters of 2020-21. They also announced the public school system will see an increase in the Funding of Schools Program for 2021-22 school year of 20.8 million dollars or 1.56 percent.
Manitoba Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Brent Roussin announced 110 new cases of COVID-19 this afternoon bringing the five day test positivity rate down to six percent. He also announced one additional death in the Winnipeg region. Of the new cases 40 are in the Northern region and 38 in Winnipeg with lower numbers in other regions. Roussin noted they are working in the Northern Health Region to bring their numbers down. The number of active cases in the Flin Flon, Snow Lake, Cranberry Portage, Sherridon district is listed at three.
Of the total 30,078 reported cases 3353 are considered active and 25,887 individuals have recovered.