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COVID-19: Manitoba reports record 825 new COVID-19 cases, five deaths

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COVID-19: Manitoba reports record 825 new COVID-19 cases, five deaths

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Manitoba set a new record for daily COVID-19 cases on Tuesday as the province announced 825 new cases.

This brings the number of active cases to 6,546.

Winnipeg had the most new cases with 521, followed by Prairie Mountain Health Region with 119, Southern Health Region had 113, 62 were from Interlake-Eastern Health Region and 10 were from Interlake-Eastern Health Region. North.

The five-day test positive rate now stands at 21.9%.

Manitoba also recorded five new deaths, bringing the death toll to 1,383.

In hospitals, there are 164 patients requiring care due to COVID, including 121 who are still contagious.

There are also 27 patients in the ICU; 22 have active COVID.

Looking at the number of vaccines, 801,620 people are considered fully vaccinated with two doses, 89,122 have one dose, 326,826 were unvaccinated and 234,210 people in the fully vaccinated group received their third dose.

This means that 84.8% of the eligible population has at least one dose, 78.3% has two doses and 19.5% has three doses.

Winnipeg leads with 85.1% vaccination rate, while the Southern Health Region leads the pack with 63.4%.

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