23 new cases of COVID-19 as of 9:30 AM, September 16
The data shows there were:
• 20 cases in the Winnipeg health region
• 2 cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region;
• 1 case in the Northern health region; and
Total number 1489 as of today.
Public Health has advised John Pritchard School of six new confirmed cases of COVID-19 connected to the school. This brings the total number of cases to seven. The school was advised by Public Health the following grades/cohorts transition to remote learning today, Sept. 16: Grade 4/5 split, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8 and Henderson Early Learning Centre (before and after school program). All other grade/cohorts remain at the school for in-class learning.
The school community has been notified. Additional cleaning of high-touch areas was completed. The public health investigation continues to determine virus transmission. Any close contacts connected to the cases have been identified, contacted and advised to self-isolate. Others who were at the site do not need to self-isolate, but should self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19. John Pritchard School has moved to Restricted (orange) on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System, given the number cases and contacts involved.
Public Health is advising of possible public health exposures to COVID-19 in Winnipeg related to a previously announced case:
• on Sept. 5:
– Tavern United, 1405 St. Matthew Ave.;
– U Putz, 423 McPhillips St.,
– McPhillips Street Station, 484 McPhillips St.; and
– Hampton Inn by Hilton Winnipeg, Airport/Polo Park, 730 Berry St.
• on Sept 6.,
– CF Polo Park, 1485 Portage Ave.
Times are listed online at https://manitoba.ca/covid19/restartmb/prs/winnipeg/index.html#exposure.
Public Health is advising of a possible exposure at Parkview Place Long Term Care Home located at 440 Edmonton St. in Winnipeg on Sept. 11 and 12 involving a health-care worker at the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority care home. This information has been shared with families and staff. Investigation is ongoing.