Manitoba public health reported 1790 new cases of COVID-19 this afternoon bringing the five day test positivity rate to 40.3 percent. Of the new cases 1320 are in Winnipeg with lower numbers in other regions including 84 in Northern health where 621 cases are active. The Flin Flon, Snow Lake, Cranberry Portage, Sherridon district reports 27 active cases. Of the total 89,050 identified cases in the province 18,844 are active of which almost13 thousand in Winnipeg, 68,804 people have recovered and 252 are in hospital with 30 in intensive care. At this time approximately 6800 tests are awaiting processing.
Saskatchewan health reports 537 new cases bringing the seven day average of new cases to 549. Of the total 87,708 identified cases 4446 are active, 82,302 people have recovered and 106 are in hospital. Far Northeast Two reports three new cases which are the only cases reported to be active.