Manitoba public health reported 130 new cases of COVID-19 this afternoon bringing the five day test positivity rate to 3.3 percent. Of the new cases 43 are in Southern health, 37 in Winnipeg and 27 in Northern health with lower numbers in other regions. There are 370 active cases in the Northern region. Of the total 62,588 confirmed cases 954 are active, 60,399 people have recovered and 87 are in hospital with 20 in intensive care.
Saskatchewan health reported 302 new cases bringing the seven day average of new cases to 312. Of the total 75,842 reported cases 3135 are active, 71,895 people have recovered and 308 are in hospital. Far North East Two reports no new cases with 43 cases in the District reported to be active. The federal government is expected to send additional health care workers to Saskatchewan next week.