August 24

49 new cases of COVID-19 as of 9:30 AM, August 24 The data shows there were:

•    35 in the Prairie Mountain Health (PMH) region;
•    two in the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority;
•    four in Southern Health-Santé Sud; and
•    eight in the Winnipeg health region.
Total number 830 as of today.
  • 395 active cases.
  • 6 current hospitalizations, with 1 individual in intensive care
  • 586 recovered.
  • 12 deaths.
People who do not have to wear masks include:
•    a child who is under five years of age;
•    a person with a medical condition that is unrelated to COVID-19, including breathing or cognitive difficulties or a disability, which prevents them from safely wearing a mask; and
•    a person who is unable to put on or remove a mask without the assistance of another person.
Public gathering sizes, both indoors and outdoors, are limited to 10 people. This includes weddings, funerals, banquets, receptions and professional sporting activities. More than ten members of the public may attend a business or facility that is allowed to open under these orders, if public distancing measures are in place to allow people to maintain a distance of at least two metres.

A person who enters or remains in an indoor public place, including a business, retail or restaurant establishment, must wear a mask in a manner that covers their mouth, nose and chin without gapping. For a list of indoor public spaces and additional details, including the exemptions related to the public health orders, visit https://manitoba.ca/covid19/protection/soe.html#current






August 23

42 total new cases, 2 new cases in Winnipeg on August 22.

72 new cases of COVID-19 as of 9:30 AM, August 23 The data shows there were:

•    one new case in Northern Health Region;
•    one new case in Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority;
•    45 new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health (PMH) region;
•    16 new cases in Southern Health-Santé Sud; and
•    nine cases in the Winnipeg health region.
Total number 944 as of today.
  • 356 active cases.
  • 7 current hospitalizations, with 1 individual in intensive care
  • 576 recovered.
  • 12 deaths.
Manitobans are reminded Prairie Mountain Health region has been elevated to the restricted level (orange) according to the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System. As of Monday, Aug. 24, masks will be mandatory in all public indoor places and at all indoor and outdoor public gatherings in the region. Public gatherings will also be restricted to 10 people, both indoors and outdoors. Manitobans within this region are encouraged to take these extra precautions immediately to help slow the spread of this virus.





August 21

34 new cases of COVID-19 as of 9:30 AM, August 21 The data shows there were:

•    5 new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
•    19 new cases in Southern Health-Sante Sud;
•    9 new cases in the Winnipeg health region; and
•    1 new case in the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority.
Total number 830 as of today.

Winnipeg Cases:
1 female between the ages of 0 and 9
1 male between the ages of 10 and 19
1 female and 2 males in their 20s
2 females n their 30s
1 male in his 40s
1 male in their 70s

  • 265 active cases.
  • 5 current hospitalizations, with 1 individual in intensive care 557 recovered.
  • 553 individuals have recovered from COVID-19; and
  • 12 deaths.
The Prairie Mountain Health region will be elevated to the restricted level according to the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System immediately. More details are forthcoming.

Public health officials are advising two potential exposures to COVID-19 may have occurred. The first exposure was Aug. 18, at the Canadian Tire store in Portage la Prairie, approximately from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. while the second exposure was Aug. 19 at the Olive Garden restaurant at 51 Reenders Drive in Winnipeg from 12:00 to 12:45 p.m. Additional details will be updated here https://manitoba.ca/covid19/updates/flights.html

While the risk of transmission is considered low, information is being provided to help people assess their risk and seek testing if symptoms appear.

A new community COVID-19 testing site will open at 2735 Pembina Hwy. in Winnipeg on Tuesday, Aug. 25. The site will be open to the public on a walk-in basis, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., seven days per week. As a result, Access Fort Garry (135 Plaza Dr.) will no longer be offering COVID-19 testing once the new site opens. Their last day of public testing will be Monday, Aug. 24, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.





August 20

33 new cases of COVID-19 as of 9:30 AM, August 20 The data shows there were:

• 17 new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
• 10 new case in Southern Health–Santé Sud; and
• 6 new cases in the Winnipeg health region.
Total number 796 as of today.

Winnipeg Cases:
1 female and 2 males in their 30s
1 male in his 40s
1 female and 1 male in their 50s

  • 247 active cases.
  • Due to a technical issue, the current status of hospitalizations and intensive care patients is not available but will be updated in future bulletins.
    537 recovered.
The Prairie Mountain Health region will be elevated to the restricted level according to the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System immediately. More details are forthcoming.
Public Health officials are advising of two potential exposures to COVID-19 may have occurred. The first exposure was Aug. 8, at Manipogo Provincial Park, located off PTH 276 on Lake Winnipeg. The second exposure was Aug. 8 at a Crocus Soccer field, located at 930 First St. in Brandon. Additional details will be updated

August 18

17 new cases of COVID-19 as of 9:30 AM, August 18 The data shows there were:

• two new cases in Interlake–Eastern Health region;
• two new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
• two new cases in Southern Health–Santé Sud; and
• 11 new cases in the Winnipeg health region.
Total number 748 as of today.

Winnipeg Cases:
2 males between zero to 0-9 years old
1 female and 5 males in their 20s
2 females and 1 male in their 30’s

235 active cases.
8 hospitalized, 2 in ICU
502 recovered.
11 deaths. Public health officials advising a 10th and 11th death related to COVID-19 have been reported, both in the Southern Health–Santé Sud region – a male in his 80s from the Hanover health district and a male in his 90s from the Niverville/Ritchot health district. These are previously announced cases connected to known clusters and the individuals were hospitalized.





August 17

38 new cases of COVID-19 as of 9:30 AM, August 17 The data shows there were:

• one new case in Interlake–Eastern Health region;
• 20 new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
• 12 new cases in Southern Health–Santé Sud; and
• five new cases in the Winnipeg health region. Total number 731 and as of today.

Winnipeg Cases:
1 female between ages of 0-9
1 male in his 20’s
1 female in her 40’s
1 female in her 50s
2 females and 1 male in their 50

232 active cases.
11 hospitalized, 3 in ICU
490 recovered.
9 deaths. Preliminary investigations indicate the majority of today’s Prairie Mountain Health and Southern Health–Santé Sud regional cases are linked to a known cluster. Case investigations are ongoing and when they are completed, additional information will be provided as needed to inform of any public health risks. Unless recommended by public health, only individuals experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should go for testing. Individuals with symptoms are asked to seek testing as soon as possible once symptoms are present.

Public health officials are advising of a potential exposure to COVID-19 may have occurred Aug. 5 to 7 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the 7-11 at 3360 Victoria St. in Brandon. While the risk of transmission is considered low, information is being provided to help people assess their risk and seek testing if symptoms appear.

The second exposure is on Aug. 9 at the Cartwright Town and Country Golf Club, along PTH 3, just west of Cartwright.

August 14

40 new cases of COVID-19 as of 9:30 AM, August 14. The data shows there were:
• 25 new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
• five new cases in Southern Health–Santé Sud; and
• 10 new cases in the Winnipeg health region. Total number 643 and as of today.

Winnipeg Cases:
1 female between ages of 0-9
1 male and 1 female between the ages of 10 to 19
1 female and 3 males in their 20’s
1 female and 1 male in their 40’s
1 male in his 60’s

246 active cases.
9 hospitalized, 3 in ICU
389 recovered.
8 deaths. Preliminary investigations are ongoing but indicate the majority of Prairie Mountain Health cases continue to be linked to previously announced cases in Brandon, with early indications of community transmission. Case investigations are ongoing and when they are completed, additional information will be provided as needed to inform of any public health risks. Unless recommended by public health, only individuals experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should go for testing. Individuals with symptoms are asked to seek testing as soon as possible once symptoms are present.

Public health officials are advising of two potential exposure to COVID-19 may have occurred. The first potential exposure was on Aug. 7 at the Sobey’s at 1570 18th St. in Brandon and Aug. 10 at the Minnedosa Hospital at 334 First St.

The second exposure is on Aug. 9 at the Cartwright Town and Country Golf Club, along PTH 3, just west of Cartwright.