November 29, 2020

Public health officials advise 11 additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including:
• a male in his 60s from the Winnipeg health region;
• a male in his 70s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to an outbreak at Holy Family Home;
• a female in her 80s from the Northern health region;
• a female in her 80s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region, linked to an outbreak at the Villa Youville Personal Care Home;
• a female in her 80s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region, linked to an outbreak at Menno Home;
• a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to an outbreak at Fred Douglas Lodge;
• a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to an outbreak at Park Manor Care;
• a male in his 80s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to an outbreak at Holy Family Home;
• a female in her 90s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to an outbreak at the Charleswood Care Centre;
• a female in her 90s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to an outbreak at Holy Family Home; and
• a female in her 90s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region, linked to an outbreak at Rest Haven Nursing Home.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 13.3 per cent provincially and 13.5 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m. today, 365 new cases of the virus have been identified.
Today’s data shows:
• 17 cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region;
• 27 cases in the Northern health region;
• nine cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
• 71 cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and
• 241 cases in the Winnipeg health region.
Laboratory testing numbers show 3,158 tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February to 352,437. Case investigations continue and if a public health risk is identified, the public will be notified.
Public health officials advise a COVID-19 outbreak has been declared in the acute care inpatient unit at The Pas Hospital in The Pas. The site has been moved to Critical (red) on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System.