November 17, 2020

Public health officials advise eight additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today that include:
• a male in his 20s from the Winnipeg health region;
• a female in her 50s from the Northern health region;
• a female in her 60s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the outbreak at the Keekinan Centre;
• a female in her 60s from the Interlake–Eastern health region;
• a male in his 60s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region;
• a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region;
• a male in his 80s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the St. Norbert Personal Care Home outbreak;
• a male in his 80s from the Prairie Mountain Health region and linked to the outbreak at Gilbert Plains Personal Care Home; and
• a male in his 100s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the St. Norbert Personal Care Home outbreak.
Today’s data shows:
• 22 cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region;
• 28 cases in the Northern health region;
• 27 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
• 114 cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and
• 247 cases in the Winnipeg health region.
Laboratory testing numbers show 3,061 tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February to 324,973. Case investigations continue and if a public health risk is identified, the public will be notified.