Three more COVID-19 deaths were reported by public health officials on Sunday, along with 222 new cases of the virus.
Today's reported deaths included:
• a male in his 80s from the Prairie Mountain Health region, linked to an outbreak at the McCreary/Alonsa Health Centre
• a female in her 90s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to an outbreak at the Holy Family Personal Care Home; and
• a female in her 90s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to an outbreak at Concordia Place personal care home.
The total of 799 Manitobans have died from COVID-19.
More than half of the new cases were once again in the hard-hit Northern health region, where 116 new cases were identified. In Winnipeg, 61 cases were reported, followed by 22 cases in Prairie Mountain Health, 20 cases in Interlake-Eastern, and three cases in Southern Health.
The five-day test positivity rate is 10.6 per cent provincially and 6.4 per cent in Winnipeg.