Manitoba sees lowest COVID-19 case count since October
Manitoba is reporting the lowest COVID-19 case count it has seen since mid-October.
On Monday, the province announced 53 new cases had been identified – the lowest single-day case count since October 18 – when 44 cases were reported.
While COVID-19 case counts are dropping to October levels, hospitalizations remain much higher than they were four months ago.
In mid-October, the province had fewer than 40 people in hospital with COVID-19. As of Monday, the province had 271 infected people in hospital. This included 105 people with active COVID-19 cases and 166 people who are no longer infectious but still need care.
There were 34 people with COVID-19 in intensive care on Monday. Of the people in ICU, 15 had active cases and 19 were no longer…