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Media Bulletin - Manitoba

July 14, 2021

COVID-19 Bulletin #486

Public health officials advise no new deaths in people with COVID-19 is being reported today. 

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is four per cent provincially and 3.8 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m. today, 53 new cases of the virus have been identified. However, nine cases have been removed due to data correction. This brings the net-new number of cases today to 44 and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 56,987. 

Of the 53 cases reported today, the COVID-19 data shows:

  • 10 new cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region; 
  • zero new cases in the Northern health region;
  • one new case in the Prairie Mountain Health region;    
  • 11 new cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and    
  • 31 new cases in the Winnipeg health region.  

The data also shows:  

  • 981 active cases and 54,843 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19;
  • 131 Manitobans hospitalized with COVID-19 in Manitoba and neighbouring provinces including:
    • 48 people in hospital in Manitoba with active COVID-19 as well as 81 people in hospital with COVID-19 who are no longer infectious, amounting to a total of 129 hospitalizations; 
  • a total of 33 Manitoba patients receiving intensive care for COVID-19 including:
    • nine people in intensive care units in Manitoba with active COVID-19 as well as 22 people with COVID-19 who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care, amounting to a total of 31 ICU patients in Manitoba; and
    • two Manitoba patients in intensive care units outside the province, all of whom are in Ontario;
  • 43 patients previously receiving care in an out-of-province ICU have now been returned to Manitoba hospitals for further care; and
    • no COVID-19 patients were transported out of province for care yesterday;
  • 1548 laboratory tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 849,532; and
  • the total number of deaths in people with COVID-19 is 1,163. 

Possible exposure locations are listed online by region at the province’s #RestartMB Pandemic Response System webpage. For up-to-date information on possible public exposures to COVID-19 in regions, visit click on your region.  

Additional data on variants of concern is updated from Tuesday to Saturday at Data related to COVID-19, outbreaks and some downloadable and historic data can also be found at this site.   

Updated enforcement statistics are posted online weekly. For more information, go to Cross-Departmental Reports at

For up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Manitoba, including the online screening tool, testing criteria and locations, self-isolation requirements, public health fundamentals and the provincial response level on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System, visit    


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