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COVID-19 bulletin #154

Public health officials advise the current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 1.06 per cent. Sixteen 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 578.  

The data shows there were:

• four new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
• one new case in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region;
• one new case in the Interlake-Eastern health region; and
• 10 new cases in the Winnipeg region. 

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COVID-19 bulletin #153

Public health officials advise the current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 1.27 per cent. Four 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 562. 

The data shows there were:

• three new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region – a female in her 20s and two males in their 30s; and
• one new case in the Winnipeg region – a male in his 20s. 

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COVID-19 bulletin #152

Public health officials advise the current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 1.59 per cent. Sixteen 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 558.  

The data shows there were:

• 11 new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region; and
• five new cases in the Southern Health – Santé Sud health region. 

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HSC Winnipeg physician wins Canadian Medical Association Award

Dr. Vanessa Poliquin to receive honour in virtual ceremony this December

An obstetrician-gynecologist who specializes in infectious diseases at HSC Winnipeg’s Women’s Hospital has won the Canadian Medical Association’s Award for Young Leaders.

Dr. Vanessa Poliquin is one of two Canadian physicians in the early stages of their career to receive the honour this year. The award is given annually to those who have demonstrated exemplary dedication and leadership, shown creativity and initiative, and acted as a positive role model for colleagues and peers.

Poliquin said she was pleasantly surprised to be recognized with such an honour, which she received word of just prior to the start of the pandemic.

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COVID-19 bulletin #151

Public health officials advise the current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 1.45 per cent. Thirty-five 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 542.  

The data shows there were:

• 20 new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region; 
• 10 new cases in the Southern Health – Santé Sud health region; 
• four new cases in the Winnipeg health region; and 
• one new case in the Interlake-Eastern heath region. 

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COVID-19 bulletin #150

Public health officials advise the current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 1.23 per cent. Sixteen 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 507. 

 The data shows there were:

• 12 new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region; and
• four new cases in the Southern Health – Santé Sud health region.

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COVID-19 bulletin #149

Public health officials advise the current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 1.10 per cent. Seventeen 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 491.

The data shows there were:
• 10 new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
• five new cases in the Winnipeg health region; and
• two new cases in the Southern Health – Santé Sud health region.

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COVID-19 bulletin #148

Public health officials advise the current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 0.90 per cent. Thirty 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 474.

The data shows there were:

  • 18 new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
  • 11 new cases in the Southern Health – Santé Sud health region; and
  • one new case in the Winnipeg health region.

Case investigations are ongoing. When completed, additional information will be provided as needed to inform people of any public health risks.

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COVID-19 bulletin #147

Public health officials advise 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 there were:
• two new cases in the Winnipeg health region – a female in her 20s and a male in his 30s.

Case investigations are ongoing. When completed, additional information will be provided as needed to inform people of any public health risks.

The data also shows:
• nine current hospitalizations, with five individuals in intensive care;
• 94 active cases and 342 individuals have recovered from COVID-19; and
• the number of deaths due to COVID-19 is eight.

An additional 990 laboratory tests completed Tuesday bringing the total number of tests completed since early February to 94,984.

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COVID-19 bulletin #146

Public health officials advise the current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 0.46 per cent. Twenty-seven new cases of the virus have been identified since Saturday including two on Saturday, 18 on Sunday, five on Monday and two as of 9:30 a.m. today. This brings the total number of
lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba to 442.

The data shows there were:
• 10 new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
• two new cases in the Interlake–Eastern Health region;
• 12 new cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud region; and
• three new cases in the Winnipeg health region.

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COVID-19 bulletin #145

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 0.40 per cent and six 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 415.

The data shows there were:

  • two new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
  • three new cases in Interlake-Eastern Health region;
  • one new case in the Winnipeg region.

Case investigations are ongoing. When completed, additional information will be provided as needed to inform people of any public health risks.

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COVID-19 bulletin #144

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 0.40 per cent and 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 409.

The data shows there were:
• two new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region, both males in their 30s.

Case investigations are ongoing. When completed, additional information will be provided as needed to inform people of any public health risks.

The data also shows:
• six current hospitalizations, with four individuals in intensive care;
• 76 active cases and 325 individuals have recovered from COVID-19; and
• the number of deaths due to COVID-19 is eight.

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COVID-19 bulletin #143

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 0.44 per cent and three 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 407.

The data shows there were:

  • two new cases in the Interlake-Eastern health region; and
  • one new case in the Winnipeg health region;
  • Case investigations are ongoing. When completed, additional information will be provided as needed to inform people of any public health risks.

A case that was identified on July 25, a male in his 50s from the Winnipeg health region, is being removed from the case totals after investigation determined the individual had recovered from a previous infection from another province.

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COVID-19 bulletin #142

Public health officials advise an eighth death related to COVID-19 has been reported, a man in his 70s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud region. This is a new case reported today and the individual was not hospitalized.

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 0.4 per cent and five 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 405.

The data shows there were:

  • two new cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region;
  • one new case in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region;
  • one new case in the Winnipeg health region; and
  • one new case in the Prairie Mountain Health region.

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COVID-19 bulletin #141

Public health officials advise the current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 0.45 per cent. Sixteen new cases of the virus have been identified since Saturday, including four on Saturday, six on Sunday and six as of 9:30 a.m. today. This brings the total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba to 400.

The data shows there were:

  • four new cases in the Southern Health-Santé Sud health region;
  • four new cases in the Interlake-Eastern health region;
  • four new cases in the Winnipeg health region; and
  • four new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region.

The data also shows:

  • three current hospitalizations, with two individuals in intensive care,
  • 74 active cases and 319 individuals have recovered from COVID-19, and
  • the number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at seven.

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