The death toll from COVID-19 rose over the weekend as Manitoba recorded eight deaths since Friday.
This brings the death toll to 1,353.
Four of the deaths occurred on Saturday, including a man in his 80s from Winnipeg, a man and woman in their 80s from the Southern Health Region and a man about 70 years old from the Interlake-Eastern Health Area.
Three deaths occurred on Sunday, an 80-year-old man and a 90-year-old man from Southern Health as well as a 70-year-old man from Winnipeg.
The last death recorded on Monday was a man in his 60s from Southern Health
The province also reported 478 new cases in that timeframe – 163 cases on Saturday, 163 cases on Sunday and 152 cases on Monday.
Monday’s cases included 88 fully vaccinated, 51 unvaccinated and 13 who received a single dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
There are 1,700 active cases, and the positivity rate in the 5-day trial was 5.7% in Manitoba and 3.7% in Winnipeg.
Of the 50 new cases on Monday, 50 are from Winnipeg, 15 are not fully vaccinated, the Northern Health region has 48 cases with 18 cases not fully vaccinated, Health The South has 31 cases of which 18 are not fully immunized, 16 are from the Prairie Mountain Health Region with seven are not fully vaccinated and the Eastern Health Region has seven cases, six cases not fully vaccinated.
Manitoba currently has 142 people hospitalized with COVID-19, 90 of which are still contagious.
There are also 34 people in the ICU, 26 with active COVID.
Active hospital cases include 55 unvaccinated, 31 fully vaccinated, and four who received at least one dose of vaccine.
In the ICU, 24 were unvaccinated, one partially vaccinated and one fully vaccinated.
Manitobans are also being warned of a new outbreak in a Winnipeg school.
Health officials say there was an outbreak of Ecole Assiniboine in a fifth grade classroom. Schools have been turned orange or restricted on the Pandemic Response System.