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Public health authorities have actually revealed 491 new cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba.

There are no new deaths being reported today of people with the virus.

2 cases have actually been removed from the overall positive case count due to data correction. This brings the net-new number of cases today to 489 and the overall variety of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 44,189. The existing five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 11.8 percent provincially and 14.2 percent in Winnipeg.Todays COVID-19 data programs:

41 cases in the Interlake– Eastern health region;
10 cases in the Northern health area;
24 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
88 cases in the Southern Health area; and
328 cases in the Winnipeg health region.

The information also reveals:

4,163 active cases and 39,024 people who have recuperated from COVID-19;
179 individuals in medical facility with active COVID-19 as well as 60 individuals in hospital with COVID-19 who are no longer infectious but continue to require care, for a total of 239 hospitalizations;
50 people in intensive care units with active COVID-19 as well as 17 people with COVID-19 who are no longer contagious but continue to require critical care, for a total of 67 ICU patients;
3,719 laboratory tests were finished the other day, bringing the total variety of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 714,218; and
the total variety of deaths in people with COVID-19 is 1,002.

Public health officials are reminding Manitobans that in a lot of cases, they should just seek screening at a provincial test website if they are symptomatic or have actually been encouraged by public health that they are a close contact. This will assist make sure that those who require to be evaluated can continue to access screening as easily as possible. Manitobans have a number of options offered to access testing including drive-thru, walk-in, or by booking a consultation by calling 1-855-268-4318 or online at choose websites at www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/testing/locations.html#appointment.

A brand-new mobile screening website at 1181 Portage Ave. in Winnipeg will open May 17. The website, which will operate seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will provide screening by consultation which can be booked starting May 16 by calling (toll-free) 1-888-986-8152. More information on COVID-19 testing is available at www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/testing/index.html.

Due to health and wellness procedures required to keep households, individuals and staff safe in reaction to COVID-19, Community Living special needs Services-funded day services for grownups with intellectual impairments will be suspended for 2 weeks in Winnipeg. The closure will take effect on Monday, May 17 and extend up until May 28. Some exceptions might be made where the safety of individuals can not be managed in domestic care or in your home throughout the day.

Possible direct exposure locations are listed online by area at the provinces #RestartMB Pandemic Response System web page. For updated details on possible public direct exposures to COVID-19 in regions, see www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/updates/flights.html#event and click your region.

Additional data on versions of concern is upgraded from Tuesday to Saturday at https://geoportal.gov.mb.ca/. Data related to COVID-19, break outs and some downloadable and historical information can likewise be found at this site.

Manitoba Families continues to support the redeployment of day services and transportation staff to individuals locations of house. Individuals being supported at home will be motivated to use virtual meetings and other technology to stay linked with pals, households and the wider community.

For current information on COVID-19 in Manitoba, including the online screening tool, testing criteria and locations, self-isolation requirements, public health principles and the provincial response level on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System, see www.manitoba.ca/COVID19.

2 cases have actually been eliminated from the total positive case count due to data correction. This brings the net-new number of cases today to 489 and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 44,189. The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 11.8 per cent provincially and 14.2 per cent in Winnipeg.Todays COVID-19 information programs:

Due to health and security procedures needed to keep families, people and staff safe in response to COVID-19, Community Living special needs Services-funded day services for adults with intellectual specials needs will be suspended for two weeks in Winnipeg. Public health officials are advising Manitobans that in many cases, they need to only seek screening at a provincial test website if they are symptomatic or have actually been advised by public health that they are a close contact.

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