IRTC COVID-19 Pandemic Bulletin #165 – October 15, 2020

Thursday, October 15, 2020

IRTC UPDATE:

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

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 4.9 per cent and 173 new cases of the virus have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. bringing the total number of cases in Manitoba to 3,098.

Today’s data shows:

  • 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 region
  • 133 cases in the Winnipeg health region

The data also shows:

  • 1,527 active cases and 1,533 individuals have recovered from COVID- 19
  • there are 25 people in hospital and five people in intensive care
  • the number of deaths due to COVID-19 is 38

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 INVESTIGATION UPDATE

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 6, 7, and 8, 2020
Amber Trails Schools (1575 Templeton Ave.) October 5 and 6, 2020
Aborgate School (71 Normandeau Bay, La

Broquerie, MB)

October 8, 2020
Flare Airlines Winnipeg to Toronto October 5, 2020 Rows 13-19