October 15

173 new cases of COVID-19 as of 9:30 AM, October 15

Public health officials advise the 38th death due to COVID-19 has been reported, a male in his 40s from the Winkler district in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region. This was a previously announced case.

The data shows there were:

• 133 cases in the Winnipeg health region
• six cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region
• three cases in the Northern health region
• eight cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region
• 23 cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region
Laboratory testing numbers show 2,117 tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February to 217,878. Case investigations continue and if a public health risk is identified, the public will be notified.
Public health is advising the following possible exposures:
St Norbert Collegiate (870 Ste.Thérèse Ave.) October 6, 2020
Winnipeg Transit Route 55
St.Mary Ave and Garry St to Lyndale and St. Marys’ Rd.
October 5 and 6, 2020 – 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
École Templeton (1310 Templeton Ave.)
October 14, 2020 – Letter to Parents/Guardians (pdf)
October 6, 7, and 8, 2020
Amber Trails Schools (1575 Templeton Ave.)
October 14, 2020 – Letter to Parents/Guardians (pdf)
October 5 and 6, 2020
Public health officials advise that with the increase in cases, the number of possible exposures continues to rise. There have been 10 possible exposures at schools in Winnipeg, additional exposures in other settings in the Southern Health–Santé Sud and Prairie Mountain health regions as well as on a Winnipeg Transit bus, one school bus and two flights.
Possible exposure locations will be shared on social media and are listed online by region at the province’s Pandemic Response System webpage at: