• Myrna Driedger

COVID-19 BULLETIN #515

Province of Manitoba Media Bulletin


September 27, 2021


Public health officials advise that Manitoba is now clearly at the beginning of the fourth wave of COVID-19 cases. Manitobans are reminded to continue to practice the fundamentals, reduce the number of close contacts and to get immunized as soon as possible. Two new deaths in people with COVID-19 are being reported today:

  • a male in his 40s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region (reported Sunday); and

  • a male in his 60s from the Winnipeg health region (reported Sunday).

Today's five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 2.7 per cent provincially and 1.2 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m. today, 366 new cases of the virus have been identified since Thursday: 60 cases on Fri., Sept. 24; 100 cases on Sat., Sept. 25; 113 cases on Sun. Sept. 26; and 93 cases today. This includes:

  • 28 cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region;

  • 25 cases in the Northern health region;

  • 55 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;

  • 150 cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and

  • 108 cases in the Winnipeg health region.

Nine cases have been removed due to data correction, bringing the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 60,294. There were 93 new cases identified in Manitoba today. Of these, 67 are in individuals who were not fully vaccinated. This includes:

  • seven new cases, with six not fully vaccinated, in the Interlake–Eastern health region;

  • eight new cases, with six not fully vaccinated, in the Northern health region;

  • seven new cases, with four not fully vaccinated, in the Prairie Mountain Health region;

  • 46 new cases, with 41 not fully vaccinated, in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and

  • 25 new cases, with 10 not fully vaccinated, in the Winnipeg health region.

Today’s data also shows:

  • 646 active cases and 58,439 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19;

  • 77 Manitobans hospitalized with COVID-19 including 43 people with active COVID-19 as well as 34 people who are no longer infectious;

  • a total of 19 Manitoba patients receiving intensive care for COVID-19 including 14 people in intensive care units with active COVID-19 as well as five people who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care;

  • 2,480 laboratory tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 993,150; and

  • the total number of deaths in people with COVID-19 is 1,209.

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#eventand click on your region. Additional data is available at https://geoportal.gov.mb.ca/. Data related to COVID-19, variants of concern, 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. - 30 -


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