The latest COVID-19 numbers among Manitoba’s health-care workers

The latest COVID-19 numbers among Manitoba’s health-care workers

WINNIPEG —
Practically three dozen of Manitoba’s health-care staff examined optimistic for COVID-19 in the identical week.

In Manitoba’s COVID-19 and seasonal influenza surveillance report from Feb. 7 to 13, it says that 1,933 health-care staff have contracted the illness for the reason that starting of the pandemic. That is 35 extra circumstances than the province reported the week earlier than.

In line with the report, 1,907 of those staff have recovered from the illness and two staff have died.

By way of their occupations, about 58 per cent of the 1,933 health-care staff are allied well being, well being professionals and help employees, and 28.three per cent are nurses/licensed sensible nurses. The report exhibits that three.7 per cent of those staff are physicians or physicians in coaching and two per cent are first responders. For 7.9 per cent of those health-care employees, their occupation is just not recognized.

As for a way these staff received contaminated with COVID-19, the bulk, or roughly 59 per cent, received it from shut contact with a identified case and zero.eight per cent received it from journey. For 9.6 per cent of circumstances, the supply of an infection continues to be being investigated whereas for practically 30 per cent, the trigger is unknown. 

The report notes that 332 pregnant Manitobans have contracted COVID-19 all through the pandemic, which is 11 new circumstances from the week earlier than. There has additionally been a complete of 187 COVID-19 outbreaks, 99 of which have been at long-term care amenities.

From Feb. 7 to 13, there have been 520 lab-confirmed circumstances of COVID-19 in Manitoba, a lower of 143 circumstances from the week earlier than. The quantity of lab exams and check positivity price decreased as properly, dropping to a median of 1,618 exams per day and a 5.1 per cent positivity price.

Of the 520 new circumstances, 42 per cent have been from the Winnipeg Regional Well being Authority and 38 per cent have been from the Northern Well being Area. The Southern Well being – Santé Sud Regional Well being Authority reported 12 per cent of the circumstances, the Interlake-Jap Regional Well being Authority accounted for 5 per cent, and the Prairie Mountain Well being Authority recorded three per cent of the circumstances.

For 52.four per cent of Manitoba’s complete COVID-19 circumstances, the supply of an infection was shut contact to circumstances, with the highest contact sort being family publicity.

Simply over one per cent of Manitoba’s COVID-19 circumstances have been contracted via travel-related causes, whereas the supply of an infection for 22.9 per cent of circumstances continues to be being investigated. The province stated the reason for 23.four per cent is circumstances is unknown.

There have been no lab-confirmed circumstances of influenza in Manitoba from Feb. 7 to 13.


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