WINNIPEG (CITYNEWS) – Manitoba public-health officials are reporting 10 new deaths due to COVID-19 on Saturday, including a man in his 30s.
Manitoba also reported 385 new cases, bringing the total number of active cases to 8,012.
The province currently has the highest per-capita rate of new infections in the country.
Most of the 10 new deaths involve people in their 60s or older and are connected to outbreaks at long-term care homes or other health facilities.
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But the province says one fatality was a man in his 30s in the Winnipeg region.
Manitoba reported its youngest COVID-19 victim on Friday when a man in his 20s from the Winnipeg region passed away.
There are 276 people in hospital with COVID-19, with 45 of those in intensive care.
So far, 217 people in Manitoba have died due to COVID-19.
–with files from The Canadian Press.