Manitoba announced 312 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, along with six more related deaths — the most it’s ever reported in a single day.

That brings the total number of COVID-19-related deaths in the province to 75.

The province’s current five-day test positivity rate — a rolling average of the number of COVID-19 tests that come back positive — is 8.9 per cent. That’s a new high for the province, and the fourth consecutive day that Manitoba has set a record for test positivity.

Of the six deaths reported Sunday and two additional ones announced late Saturday, four are connected…

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