Manitoba public health reported 2012 new cases of COVID-19 this afternoon bringing the five day test positivity rate to 48.1 percent. Of the new cases 1280 are in Winnipeg with lower numbers in other regions including 259 in Northern health which has 1388 active cases with 44 of them in the Flin Flon, Snow Lake, Cranberry Portage, Sherridon district. Of the total 103,935 confirmed cases in the province 33,617 are active, 68,892 people have recovered and 418 are in hospital with 42 in intensive care.
Saskatchewan health reported 1027 new cases bringing the seven day average of new cases to 980. Of the total 94,080 confirmed cases 8229 are active, 84, 890 people have recovered and 121 are in hospital. Far Northeast Two reported two new cases for a total of 11 active cases. As of January 11th 84 percent of residents 12 years and older and 77 percent of residents five years and older have been vaccinated.