October 16

75 new cases of COVID-19 as of 9:30 AM, October 16 The data shows there were:

•    63 cases in the Winnipeg health region
•    seven cases in the Interlake-Eastern health region
•    two cases in the Northern health region
•    one case in the Prairie Mountain Health region
•    two cases in the Southern Health-Santé Sud health region
Laboratory testing numbers show 2,174 tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February to 220,052. 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 Mary’s Academy (550 Wellington Crescent) October 14, 2020
Seven Oaks School Division (830 Powers Street) – busses 16 and 20 October 6 and 7, 2020
Sunny Mountain Daycare (Unit 4 – 1965 Main Street) October 6 and 7, 2020
The King School (851 Panet Rd.) October 2, 2020
Ecole Leila North School (20 Allan Blye Dr.) October 6 and 7, 2020
Al Hijra school (410 Desalaberry Ave.) October 5, 2020
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.
Public health officials advise that with the increase in cases, the number of possible exposures continues to rise. As of 9:30 a.m., there have been nine school exposures in the Winnipeg, Southern Health-Santé Sud and Prairie Mountain Health regions, as well as exposures related to one child care centre, two travel/transit and one night club since yesterday. Possible exposure locations will be shared on social media and are listed online by region at the province’s #RestartMB Pandemic Response System webpage https://manitoba.ca/covid19/restartmb/prs/index.html  with flight information listed at https://manitoba.ca/covid19/updates/flights.html