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Manitoba reports death of man in 30s from COVID-19 and 56 new cases Thursday
Number of active cases has plummeted by nearly 380 since Wednesday's update
Manitoba reported 56 new COVID-19 cases and one death from the illness on Thursday.
A man in his 30s from the Southern Health region is the latest death, bringing the total number of Manitobans who have died of COVID-19 since the pandemic began to 1,167, the province said in a news release.
Of the 56 new cases, 22 are in the Winnipeg health region, 14 are in the Interlake–Eastern health region and 13 are in the Southern Health region.
Single-digit increases in cases were reported in the Northern Health Region (four) and Prairie Mountain Health region (three).
There are 105 Manitobans in hospital with COVID-19 — the same number as on Wednesday — but the number of people in intensive care dipped to 28 from 29.
Manitoba's five-day test positivity rate has dropped to 3.3 per cent, down from 3.5 per cent on Wednesday. Winnipeg's rate is now 2.8 per cent, down from 2.9 …
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