October 26

100 new cases of COVID-19 as of 9:30 AM, October 26

Public health officials advise one death due to COVID-19 has been reported from the Winnipeg region, a female in her 80s related to the outbreak at Parkview Place.

The data shows there were:

• five cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region;
• 10 cases in the Northern health region;
• one case in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
• 11 cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and
• 73 cases in the Winnipeg health region.
Laboratory testing numbers show 2,131 tests were completed on Sunday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February to 242,787. Case investigations continue and if a public health risk is identified, the public will be notified.
Public health is advising the following possible exposures:
Location Dates/Times
Funeral – Lake St. Martin First Nation October 12, 2020
Public health officials are advising a person who has tested positive for COVID-19 attended a funeral in Lake Manitoba First Nation on Oct. 12th when they did not have symptoms but was in their infectious period. Public health officials will be notifying close contacts directly. Others who attended the funeral should self-monitor for symptoms. If symptoms develop, people should self-isolate and seek testing.
Kawaii Crepe, 4-1385 McPhillips St. October 15, 2020 – 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Winnipeg Transit Route 55 Boarding at Queen Elizabeth Way and southbound Main Street and departing at Beliveau at St. Anne’s on:
Oct.16 from 835 a.m. to 8:55 a.m.
Oct.17 from 10:55 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Oct.18 from 9:55 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Boarding at Beliveau at St. Anne’s to Queen Elizabeth Way and Main Street on:
Oct.16 from 5:45 p.m. to 6:05 p.m.
Oct.17 from 8:15 p.m. to 8:35 p.m.
Oct.18 from 2:35 p.m. to 2:55 p.m.
Location Dates/Times Exposure
St. Maurice School (1639 Pembina Hwy.) October 19, 2020 Two confirmed cases of COVID-19 were at the school on Oct. 19 when the individuals may have been infectious. Close contacts connected to the case have been identified by public health. Anyone who is a close contact has received a letter notifying that they are a close contact and been advised to self-isolate (quarantine). The investigation to date does not suggest the infections were acquired in school. The school will remain open to all other students and staff, who can continue to attend school in person. Anyone else who was in same cohort who have not been told to isolate (quarantine) is recommended to self-monitor for symptoms until November 2, 2020 and seek testing if symptoms develop.
Daniel McIntyre Collegiate (720 Alverstone St.) October 13 and 15, 2020 A confirmed case of COVID-19 was at the school on Oct. 13 and 15 when the individual may have been infectious. At this time, no close contacts have been identified at Daniel McIntyre Collegiate. No one is required to self-isolate from this exposure. Anyone who was in same cohort is recommended to self-monitor for symptoms until October 29 and seek testing if symptoms develop.
École Viscount Alexander 810 Waterford Ave. October 19 and 20, 2020 October 25, 2020 – Letter to Parents/Guardians (pdf)
John W. Gunn Middle School 351 Harold Ave. W. October 13, 14 and 15, 2020 A confirmed case of COVID-19 was at the school on Oct. 13, 14 and 15 when the individual may have been infectious. Cohort contacts are being advised to monitor for symptoms and seek testing if symptoms develop. Close contacts of the case have also been identified and advised to self-isolate (quarantine). The school will remain open to all other students and staff, who can continue to attend school in person.
Hugh John Macdonald School (567 Bannatyne Ave.) October 19 to 21, 2020 October 25, 2020 – Letter to Parents/Guardians (pdf)
Glenelm School (96 Carmen Ave.) October 16, 2020 October 25, 2020 – Letter to Parents/Guardians (pdf)
Fort Richmond Collegiate (99 Killarney Ave.) October 14, 15 and/or 19, 2020 October 25, 2020 – Letter to Parents/Guardians (pdf)
École Romeo Dallaire (81 Chemin Quail Ridge) October 19, 2020 A confirmed case of COVID-19 attended the site on Oct. 19 when the individual may have been infectious. Based on the public health investigation, this exposure was assessed to be low risk for the school community. No close contacts have been identified in the school as a result of this exposure.
Minnetonka School (200 Minnetonka St.) October 13, 14, and 15, 2020 A confirmed case of COVID-19 attended the site on Oct. 13, 14 and 15 when the individual may have been infectious. Based on the public health investigation, this exposure was assessed to be low risk given the consistent application of COVID-19 prevention measures. At this time, no close contacts have been identified at the school. No one is required to self-isolate from this exposure. Public health officials do not consider this infection to be school acquired.
École Leila North School (20 Allan Blye Drive) October 13, 2020 A confirmed case of COVID-19 attended the site on Oct. 13 when the individual may have been infectious. Public health has advised that the affected cohort begin quarantine (isolation) and the cohort has been moved to remote learning. The school will remain open to all other students and staff, who can continue to attend school in person.
Hampstead School (950 Hampstead Ave.) October 20, 2020 Two confirmed cases of COVID-19 attended the school on Oct. 20 when the individuals may have been infectious. Those identified as close contacts have been contacted by public health officials and provided instructions for self-isolation (quarantine). One cohort has been advised to self-monitor for symptoms and seek testing if symptoms develop.
Public health guidance for Halloween trick-or-treating has been developed. If people do choose to participate in trick-or-treating this year, information is available on how to do it safely at https://manitoba.ca/covid19/halloween.html.