November 23, 2020

Public health officials advise 14 additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including:
• a male in his 50s from the Winnipeg health region;
• a male in his 50s from the Interlake–Eastern health region;
• a male in his 70s from the Interlake–Eastern health region;
• a male in his 70s from the Winnipeg health region;
• a male in his 70s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region;
• a female in her 70s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the outbreak at Parkview Place;
• a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the outbreak at the Saul and Claribel Simkin Centre;
• a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the outbreak at the Saul and Claribel Simkin Centre;
• a female in her 90s from the Prairie Mountain Health region and linked to the Fairview Home outbreak;
• a male in his 90s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region and linked to the outbreak at the Rest Haven Nursing Home;
• a male in his 90s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the outbreak at the St. Norbert Personal Care Home outbreak;
• a male in his 90s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the outbreak at the Golden Links Lodge;
• a male in his 90s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the outbreak at the Golden Links Lodge; and
• a female in her 100s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the outbreak at the Saul and Claribel Simkin Centre.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 14.5 per cent provincially and 14.2 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m., 344 new cases of the virus have been identified and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 15,632.
Today’s data shows:
• 15 cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region;
• 73 cases in the Northern health region;
• 13 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
• 65 cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and
• 178 cases in the Winnipeg health region.
Laboratory testing numbers show 3,110 tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February to 345,708. Case investigations continue and if a public health risk is identified, the public will be notified.
Public health officials have advised that outbreaks have been declared at the Misericordia Health Centre on its Transitional Care Unit C6 in Winnipeg, the Grace Hospital Unit 4 South in Winnipeg and the Kin Place Personal Care Home in Oakbank. These sites have been moved to Critical (red) on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System.