IRTC COVID-19 Pandemic Bulletin #111 – August 5, 2020

August 5, 2020

IRTC UPDATE:

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 0.44 per cent. Two new cases of the virus have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. This brings the total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba to 444.

  • The data shows that there were:
    • two new cases in the Winnipeg region – a female in her 20s and a male in his
  • The data also shows:
    • Nine current hospitalizations, with five individuals in intensive care
    • 94 active cases and 342 individuals have recovered from COVID-19
    • the number of deaths due to COVID-19 is eight

Public health officials are advising that potential exposure to COVID-19 may have occurred on Air Canada flight AC 873 from Frankfurt, Germany to Toronto (rows unknown) on July 26 and Air Canada flight AC 265 from Toronto to Winnipeg on July 26 (rows 22-28).

Additional information about flights and affected rows is updated at manitoba.ca/covid19/flights.html when available.

The dashboard and graphs are updated Monday to Friday at 1p.m. Data from the weekend will be updated on the following Monday.

The Manitoba government has released its back to school plan for all K- 12 provincial students. Please go to the link below for further: https://www.gov.mb.ca/asset_library/en/covid/k-12-reopeningplan-stage- 2.pdf

IRTC in-office essential services schedule:

All IRTC Staff are in-office daily at the Pinaymootang Head office and at the Headingley Sub-office.

If you are using gloves or masks, please discard these items accordingly.