18 new cases of Covid-19 in Manitoba

29 active cases in Manitoba

July 21, 2020, 7:08 am


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There are 18 new cases of Covid-19 in Manitoba as of Monday, July 20, due to multiple cases on several Hutterite colonies

Public health officials advise the current five-day test positivity rate is 0.83 per cent and 18 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified over the weekend as of Monday, July 20, 2020. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba is now 354.


New cases include:

• 11 cases in the Interlake-Eastern health region,

• three cases in the Winnipeg health region,

• three cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region, and

• one case in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region.


The high case counts are reflective of an outbreak of cases in several Hutterite colonies.

In addition, there are some international travel-related cases and one transport driver.

The investigations are all ongoing and any additional information will be provided as needed once investigations are complete to inform people of any public health risks.

One of the individuals announced as a positive COVID-19 case was a passenger on Asiana flight OZ 0704 from Manila, Philippines to Seoul, South Korea on July 7, Air Canada AC 0064 Seoul to Vancouver on July 8 (rows 26 to 32) and Air Canada AC 0296 Vancouver to Winnipeg on July 8 (rows 21 to 27).

Individuals on these flights are advised to self-isolate for 14 days following the flight and monitor for symptoms.

Passengers on these flights, but not in the affected seats, should self-monitor for symptoms and self-isolate if they develop.

While Public Health assesses the risk to others as low, it is sharing this information to ensure people are aware and know to seek testing if symptoms develop.


The data also shows:
• one individual is in intensive care,

• 29 active cases and 318 individuals have recovered from COVID-19, and

• the number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at seven.


An additional 384 laboratory tests were performed on Friday, 1,390 on Saturday and 695 on Sunday, bringing the total number of tests performed since early February to 76,354.


The case identified on Saturday include:

 a female in her 20s from the Interlake-Eastern health region.


Cases identified on Sunday include:

 a female in her 70s from the Winnipeg health region,

 a female in her 60s from the Winnipeg health region,

 a male in his 40s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region,

 a male in his 20s from the Interlake-Eastern health region, and

 a female in her 50s from the Interlake-Eastern health region.


Cases identified today include:

 a male in his 20s from the Winnipeg health region,

 a female in her 20s from the Prairie Mountain health region,

 a female in her 30s from the Prairie Mountain health region,

 a female in her 60s from the Prairie Mountain health region,

 a male in his 20s from the Interlake-Eastern health region,

 a female in her 20s from the Interlake-Eastern health region,

 a female in her 40s from the Interlake-Eastern health region,

 a female in her 40s from the Interlake-Eastern health region,

 a female in her 50s from the Interlake-Eastern health region,

 a female in her 60s from the Interlake-Eastern health region,

 a female in her 70s from the Interlake-Eastern health region, and

 a female in her 80s from the Interlake-Eastern health region.


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