In their weekly update Manitoba public health reported 979 confirmed cases of COVID-19 for the week of March 20th to 26th bringing the test positivity rate to 13.9 percent. This was a decrease of 1244 from the previous week. Of the new cases 129 were in the Northern health region. During the week 111 people in the province were admitted to hospital with 16 admitted to intensive care. The total number of confirmed cases now stands at 135,214. In all of Manitoba 82.6 percent of residents have been partially vaccinated and 78.2 percent are fully vaccinated.
Saskatchewan health reported 1196 new cases confirmed for the week of March 20th to 26th, 34 percent higher than the number for the previous week at 894. As of March 30th 340 people were in hospital up 19 from the previous report with 19 in intensive care up two. Far North East reported 31 new cases up from eight the previous week. As of March 26th among people 18 years and older 51.3 percent had received at least one booster shot.