Manitoba public health reported 44 new cases of COVID-19 this afternoon bringing the five day test positivity rate to 3.5 percent. They also reported one new death in the Winnipeg region. Of the new cases 16 are in the Winnipeg region and 12 in Interlake Eastern with lower numbers in other regions including three in Northern health. With 11 cases removed due to case corrections the total reported cases stands at 57,269 with 916 active, 55,187 individuals have recovered and 105 are in hospital with 19 in intensive care. They also reported almost 1.7 million doses of vaccine have been administered in the province. Dr. Joss Reimer notes for your child to be fully immunized for back to school they need to get their first dose by next Tuesday, July 27th which allows for the minimum 28 days between doses and the two weeks following the second dose and there are Pfizer appointments available for young people 12 to 17.