Two extra folks have died and there are 44 new circumstances of COVID-19 in Manitoba on Sunday, in line with a provincial information launch.
The deaths of a man and a girl from Winnipeg, who’re each of their 70s, carry the toll within the province to 40. They each had beforehand examined optimistic for COVID-19.
Of the brand new circumstances, 25 are within the Winnipeg well being area, 9 are within the Interlake-Jap well being area, six are within the Southern Well being area, two are within the Northern well being area and two are within the Prairie Mountain Well being area.
There are 29 folks in hospital, together with six folks in intensive care.
4 faculty exposures
The province is warning about 4 extra faculty exposures in Winnipeg.
An individual who could have been infectious was within the Grade 6 cohort at South Pointe Faculty on Oct. 9, in line with a letter from the Winnipeg Well being area to folks.
The province says shut contacts related to the case have been recognized and informed to self-isolate.
South Pointe Faculty is working intently with public well being officers and following their suggestions, the letter to folks says.
Officers do not suppose the an infection was acquired in school.
The next colleges even have doable exposures, however the danger is taken into account low and there are not any shut contacts:
Machray Faculty (320 Mountain Ave.) Oct. 8 and 9 Technical Vocational Excessive Faculty (1555 Wall St.) Oct. 7-9 Windsor Park Collegiate (1015 Cottonwood Rd.) Oct. 8 and 9
In the meantime, there was a doable publicity at a fitness center in West St. Paul, Man.
Public well being officers say anybody who went to Additional time Health at 4-997 Kapelus Dr. on Oct. 3 between 7:45 a.m. and 9:45 a.m., or on Oct. 5 between 6:15 a.m. and eight:15 a.m., ought to self-monitor for signs.
On Saturday, 85 new circumstances of the virus have been reported, together with 68 within the Winnipeg well being area.
The province additionally warned that anybody who travelled in a Blueline Taxi — described as a four-door Toyota Prius — on Oct. 3 to 9, between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. every day, ought to self-monitor for signs.
The Winnipeg Regional Well being Authority later stated that a driver examined optimistic for COVID-19 and that the corporate gives transportation providers to the well being authority, driving shoppers to COVID-19 testing websites and grownup day packages.
Beginning on Monday, there will probably be new more durable guidelines for Winnipeg and a number of surrounding municipalities, because the area is battling the worst COVID-19 surge in Manitoba because the begin of the pandemic.
The foundations, that are efficient for 2 weeks as of Monday, will restrict gatherings within the Winnipeg space to a most of 5 and drive some companies, equivalent to bars and beverage rooms, to shut.
The province says 2,479 exams have been completed on Saturday. The present five-day COVID-19 check positivity fee is 4.7 per cent, down from 4.9 per cent the day earlier than.