July 20, 2021
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 3.6 per cent provincially and 3.2 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m. today, 36 new cases of the virus have been identified today. Four cases have been removed due to case corrections, bringing the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 57,236.
Of the 36 cases reported today, the COVID-19 data shows:
• five new cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region;
• four new cases in the Northern health region;
• three new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
• 11 new cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and
• 13 new cases in the Winnipeg health region.
Today’s data also shows:
• 909 active cases and 55,162 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19;
• 108 Manitobans hospitalized with COVID-19 including 31 people with active COVID-19 as well as 77 people who are no longer infectious;
• a total of 29 Manitoba patients receiving intensive care for COVID-19 including 11 people in intensive care units active COVID-19 as well as 18 people who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care;
• 1,053 laboratory tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 857,884; and
• the total number of deaths in people with COVID-19 is 1,165.
An outbreak has been declared over at the Salem Home personal care home in Winkler. The site has been removed from the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System.
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 www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/updates/flights.html#event and click on your region.
Additional data on variants of concern is available at https://geoportal.gov.mb.ca/. Data related to COVID-19, outbreaks and some downloadable and historic data can also be found at this site.
For up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Manitoba, including the online screening tool, testing criteria and locations, self-isolation requirements, public health fundamentals and the provincial response level on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System, visit www.manitoba.ca/COVID19.