IRTC COVID-19 Pandemic Bulletin #170 – October 20, 2020

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 4.3 per cent and 110 new cases of the virus have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. However, a case was removed due to duplication. This brings the total net new cases today to 109 and number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 3,491.

Today’s data shows:

  • 2 cases in the Interlake-Eastern health region;
  • 11 cases in the Northern health region;
  • 2 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
  • 7 cases in the Southern Health-Santé Sud health region; and
  • 88 cases in the Winnipeg health region.


 Possible exposure locations are listed online by region at the province’s #RestartMB Pandemic Response System webpage. For up-to-date information on possible public exposures to COVID-19 in regions, visit: and click on your region

Public health officials have advised that outbreaks have been declared at Golden West Centennial Lodge, Misericordia Place and Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg. All three facilities have been elevated to red on the province’s #RestartMB Pandemic Response System.

Public health officials have advised that an outbreak has been declared at Bird’s Hill School, 3950 Raleigh St., Winnipeg. The school has been elevated to orange on the province’s #RestartMB Pandemic Response System.

The outbreak at John Pritchard School has been declared over and the school has returned to normal restrictions yellow on the #RestartMC Pandemic Response System.

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., Pine-Falls  

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

All IRTC Staff are available continuously via email and cell phone.