Winnipeg teen among two COVID-19 deaths, 250 new cases on Wednesday

WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s public health officials have reported two more people have died with COVID-19, including a Winnipeg teenager.

In the daily COVID-19 bulletin on Wednesday, the province reported the death of a boy in his teens from Winnipeg.

The death of a Winnipeg man in his 50s linked to the B.1.1.7. variant was also announced.

This brings the total number of people who have died from COVID-19 in Manitoba to 1,081.

The province reported 250 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday and a five-day test positivity rate of 11.5 per cent.

These cases bring Manitoba’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 53,403, including 3,786 active cases and 48,536 recoveries.

This is a developing story. More to come. 

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