October 19

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

Public health officials advise the 41st and 42nd deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported, a female in her 80s and a male in his 70s, both from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the Heritage Lodge outbreak. These cases were previously announced.

The data shows there were:

• four cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region
• five cases in the Northern health region
• six case in the Prairie Mountain Health region
• 14 cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region
• 12 cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region
Laboratory testing numbers show 1,677 tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February to 226,594. Case investigations continue and if a public health risk is identified, the public will be notified.
Public health is advising the following possible exposures:
Victor H.L. Wyatt School (485 Meadowood Dr.) October 13 and 14, 2020 October 18, 2020 – Letter to Parents/Guardians (pdf)
Robert Andrews School (3230 Manlius St., East St. Paul) October 6 and 7, 2020 Based on public health’s assessment, the general risk of exposure has been deemed to be low. The infection was not believed to be acquired at the school. Based on the public health investigation, close contacts connected to the case have been identified and advised to self-isolate. The school will remain open to all other students and staff, who can continue to attend school in person.
Oak Park High School (820 Charleswood Rd.) October 6, 2020 Based on the public health investigation, close contacts connected to the case have been identified and advised to self-isolate. The school will remain open to all other students and staff, who can continue to attend school in person. The risk of exposure has been assessed to be low. The infection was not believed to be acquired at the school.
Daniel McIntyre Collegiate (720 Alverstone St.) October 8, 2020 October 18, 2020 – Letter to Parents/Guardians (pdf)