Covid deaths and 2001 new cases reported today


329 people are now hospitalized due to the virus, with 70 of those in intensive care.

Of those new cases, 61 were in the Interior Health region.

A further 61 coronavirus-related deaths have been announced this evening, alongside 2,488 new cases.

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Of the deaths reported today, 58 deaths occurred in January.

One previously announced case was removed from Manitoba's totals because of a data correction, the release says.

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Between Sunday and Monday, there were 301 new cases, which represents the province's lowest daily total since November 3, when 299 cases were recorded. He added the second doses are less of a concern compared to the delay in getting more people their first doses, which will rely on future deliveries. 85 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours. The remaining people with COVID-19 are recovering at home in self-isolation. Tony Holohan has said: "While we are starting to see the early results of our collective efforts to minimise the transmission of the virus, we are very sadly reporting an additional 93 deaths today".

The CMO reminded the public to stay home to minimise the impact of the virus on healthcare workers, patients and frontline workers. Four people linked to outbreaks across the province are also among the latest deaths: a man and a woman in their 60s, both linked to Winnipeg's Southeast Personal Care Home, and two women in their 90s - one linked to Winnipeg's Holy Family Home and the other connected to the McCreary/Alonsa Health Centre.

"If you are Covid positive, you should self-isolate and stay at home, in your room, avoiding contact with other people".

There are 4,331 active cases of COVID-19 Tuesday, up by five from Monday.

A reported 6,864 people are under active public health monitoring due to identified exposure to known cases.

At the same time, she announced plans to drop her requirements that counties lower the prevalence of COVID-19 before reopening schools, and she set a goal of February 15 for returning students to classrooms.

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