December 2, 2020

Public health officials advise 12 additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including:
• a male in his 30s from the Interlake–Eastern health region;
• a male in his 50s from the Northern health region;
• a male in his 50s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region, linked to the outbreak at the Menno Home;
• a male in his 70s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the outbreak at Golden Links Lodge;
• a female in her 70s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region;
• a female in her 70s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region, linked to the outbreak at Fernwood Place;
• a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region;
• a female in her 90s from the Winnipeg health region;
• a female in her 90s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the outbreak at Maples Long Term Care Home;
• a male in his 90s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the outbreak at Golden Links Lodge;
• a male in his 90s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and
• a female in her 90s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region, linked to the outbreak at the Menno Home.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 13.1 per cent provincially and 14.9 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m. today, 368 new cases of the virus have been identified. However, one case was removed due to a data correction bringing the total to 367 and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 17,750.
Today’s COVID-19 data shows:
• 21 cases in the Interlake-Eastern health region;
• 48 cases in the Northern health region;
• 31 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
• 57 cases in the Southern Health-Santé Sud health region; and
• 211 cases in the Winnipeg health region.
Laboratory testing numbers show 2,913 tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February to 362,973. Case investigations continue and if a public health risk is identified, the public will be notified.
Public health officials advise COVID-19 an outbreak has been declared at the River Park Gardens Personal Care Home in Winnipeg. The site has been moved to Critical (red) on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System.