Manitoba reported 1,215 new COVID-19 infections today.
There are a record 517 Manitobans in hospital with COVID-19, an increase of 18 from Thursday. Forty-five of them are in intensive care, a decrease of two from Thursday. Five new deaths were reported.
The test positivity rate provincewide is 42.6 per cent.
The province is no longer tracking the majority of positive COVID-19 cases because Manitobans using rapid tests are not required to report their results.