Another 85 cases of COVID-9 have been identified today and the current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 4.9 per cent. This brings the total number of cases since the pandemic began to 3,258.

Today’s data shows:
• five cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region;
• four cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region;
• four cases in the Northern health region;
• four case in the Prairie Mountain Health region; and
• 68 cases in the Winnipeg health region.


The data also shows:
• 1,648 active cases and 1,572 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19;
• there are 28 people in hospital and five people in intensive care; and
• the number of deaths due to COVID-19 is 38.

Laboratory testing numbers show 2,683 tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February to 222,735. Case investigations continue and if a public health risk is identified, the public will be notified.

Possible exposure locations are listed online by region at the province’s #RestartMB Pandemic Response System webpage with flight information listed at:

For up-to-date information on possible public exposures to COVID-19 within each region, visit:
• Interlake-Eastern: 
• Northern: 
• Prairie Mountain Health: 
• Southern Health-Santé Sud: 
• Winnipeg Regional Health Authority: 

With the growing number of cases in the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region, the province is introducing targeted measures under the Restricted (orange) level of the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System to reduce community spread of the virus by reducing close-prolonged contact  between people. These measures will come into effect on Monday, Oct. 19, for a minimum of two weeks.