154 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths reported in Manitoba on Thursday – CBC

Almost half the new cases are in Southern Health, with 84% of those in unvaccinated people

Nov 04, 2021

There are 154 new COVID-19 cases in Manitoba on Thursday and two more people have died from the illness, the province says in a news release.

The two deaths are men from the Southern Health region: one in his 40s and one in his 80s.

The province also provided more details about deaths announced earlier this week. The two announced Wednesday have now been identified as a woman in her 70s from the Southern Health region and a man in his 80s from the Prairie Mountain Health region.

A death announced Tuesday has now been identified as a man in his 80s from the Southern Health region.

All five of those deaths are linked to unspecified coronavirus variants, the release said. The latest deaths bring Manitoba’s total to 1,253.

The daily case count is Manitoba’s highest since June 18, when the province reported 189 new infections.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-covid-19-update-1.6236951

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