Manitoba broke the record for most new COVID-19 cases in a single day on Sunday, with the province announcing that an additional 494 people had tested positive for the disease.
The update comes on October 30, two weeks after the 480 province posted the highest number of previous new cases.
Another ten people in Manitoba have now died of COVID-19, the province said in a news release.
The Maples Long Term Care Home in Winnipeg has seven people involved in the outbreak, and Manitoba comes in after registering 15 deaths a day on Saturday, Most of these Maples are also linked to outreach at the Long Term Care Home.
The northern Winnipeg Care Home province has become a deadly COVID-19 outbreak and is currently the subject Independent investigation.
Revera, a non-profit organization that runs the site, said at least 32 residents had died there during the outbreak.
The residents who died on Sunday were four men (two in their 80s and two in their 90s) and three women (one in her 80s and two in their 90s), the release said.
Other deaths announced Sunday were the release of an 80-year-old woman from the Winnipeg health area, a 100-year-old man associated with a group of cases at the Sean River Retirement Residence Auxiliary Living Center in Winnipeg, and a 70-year-old woman from the Southern Health Area.
The deaths announced on Sunday took place between November 3 and 14 and are now being officially reported in the province. A total of 162 people in Manitoba are now infected with COVID-19 and die.
The illness has now hospitalized 220 people, including 41 in intensive care – another new record, and a jump from 34 in the last three days.
The five-day test positivity rate – the return of the positive of the COVID-19 test – was 12.4 percent in Manitoba and 13.1 percent in Winnipeg.
Most of the new cases on Sunday – 266 – were in the Winnipeg health area, while another 136 were in the southern health area.
The remaining new cases were reported in the Prairie Mountain Health Region (34), the Northern Health Region (30) and the Interlake-Eastern Health Region (28).
Spread on steel. Anne Care Home
The COVID-19 outbreak was announced at the Villa Yuville personal care home in Steele. Anne. The site has moved to the critical red level of the province’s pandemic response system, the release said.
Meanwhile, the outbreak at Golden West Centennial Lodge in Winnipeg is now officially over.
Possible COVID-19 exposures to each region are listed On the Province website.
There are now 10,947 COVID-19 cases detected in Manitoba, the release said.
A total of 4,070 people have recovered from the illness, but 6,715 cases are still being considered as technically active – yet Chief Provincial Public Health Officer Dr Brent Rousin said on Thursday that the number had been distorted due to data entry backlog, and that it may be close to 3,163.
On Saturday, more than 100 people gathered Protest against COVID-19 restrictions In Steinbach. By noon, regional environment and health officials began handing out fines to some of the rally participants, while other protesters shouted obscenities at the authorities.
Among those fined for violating a public health order restricting meetings to five people in Manitoba was Reeve Louis Weiss, elected to a neighboring rural municipality law broker.
A total of 2,715 COVID-19 tests were completed across Manitoba on Saturday, bringing the total number of tests performed since early February to 309,794, the release said.