December 2, 2020

Public health officials advise nine additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including:
• a female in her 50s from the Interlake–Eastern health region;
• a male in his 60s from the Winnipeg health region;
• a male in his 70s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region;
• a female in her 80s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region;
• a female in her 80s from Winnipeg health region, linked to the outbreak at the Lions Manor Senior Housing;
• a female in her 90s from Prairie Mountain Health region, linked to the outbreak at Fairview Personal Care Home;
• a female in her 90s from Prairie Mountain Health region, linked to the outbreak at Fairview Personal Care Home;
• a male in his 90s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the outbreak at Holy Family Personal Care Home; and
• a male in his 90s from the Winnipeg health region.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 13.4 per cent provincially and 14.6 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m. today, 320 new cases of the virus have been identified. However, two cases were removed due to a data correction bringing the total to 318 and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 18,069.
Today’s COVID-19 data shows:
• 16 cases in the Interlake-Eastern health region;
• 30 cases in the Northern health region;
• 20 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
• 54 cases in the Southern Health-Santé Sud health region; and
• 200 cases in the Winnipeg health region.
Laboratory testing numbers show 2,706 tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February to 365,707. 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 Brandon Correctional Centre in Brandon. The site has been moved to Critical (red) on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System.