Manitoba public health reported 183 new cases of COVID-19 this afternoon as the five day test positivity rate dropped to 5.5 percent. Of the new cases 60 are in Southern health and 44 in Prairie Mountain with lower numbers in other regions including 38 in Winnipeg and 34 in Northern health. Of the total 67,275 confirmed cases 1493 are active, 64,478 people have recovered and 136 are in hospital with 24 in intensive care.
Saskatchewan’s current public health orders will be extended to January 31st. That means masking is mandatory in all indoor public spaces including schools and proof of vaccination or negative test requirements are in place for public access to a list of establishments, businesses and event venues.
Saskatchewan health reported 96 new cases bringing the seven day average of new cases to 95.
Of the total 80,667identified cases 993are active, 78,759 people have recovered and 142are in hospital. Far Northeast Two reported one new case with 9 cases active.