IRTC COVID-19 Pandemic Bulletin #169 – October 19, 2020

Monday, October 19, 2020

Public health officials advise the 41st and 42rd 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 current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 4.2 per cent and 80 new cases of the virus have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. bringing the total number of cases in Manitoba to 3,382.

Today’s data shows:

  • 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 region
  • 51 cases in the Winnipeg health region

The data also shows:

  • 1,743 active cases and 1,597 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19
  • there are 28 people in hospital and six people in intensive care
  • the number of deaths due to COVID-19 is 42

Laboratory testing numbers show 1,677 tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February to 226,594.


Location Dates/Times
Victor H.L. Wyatt School (485 Meadowood Dr.) October 13 and 14, 2020
Robert Andrews School (3230 Manlius St., East St. Paul) October 6 and 7, 2020
Oak Park High School (820 Charleswood Rd.) October 6, 2020
Daniel McIntyre Collegiate (720 Alverstone St.) October 8, 2020
River Elm School (500 Riverton Avenue) October 8, 9, 13 and 14, 2020
Sisler High School (1360 Redwood Avenue) October 8 and 9, 2020



Location- WRHA Hours of Operation
Mobile testing site

1181 Portage Ave.

Daily 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
MPI Drive-Thru Testing Site 1284 Main St. Daily 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Testing Centre: Thunderbird House 715 Main St. Monday to Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Testing Centre

604 St. Mary’s Rd

Daily 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Testing Centre

2735 Pembina Highway

Daily 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Drive-Thru Community Testing Site 1066 Nairn Ave. Daily 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Location -IERHA Hours of Operation
Selkirk – Drive-Thru Testing Site 622 Superior Avenue Monday to Saturday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Eriksdale – Drive-Thru Testing Site Eriksdale Wellness Centre, 35 Railway Ave. Monday to Friday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Powerview-Pine Falls – Testing Centre Pine Falls Health Complex, 37 Maple St.,



Monday to Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM