• Myrna Driedger

COVID-19 BULLETIN #571

Province of Manitoba Media Bulletin


February 25, 2022


NOTE: Beginning next week, the COVID-19 bulletin will be issued on Thursdays only. The next bulletin will be distributed on March 3. Information about COVID-19 in Manitoba is updated weekdays at 12:30 p.m. on these DataMB dashboards:

  • Case data: https://geoportal.gov.mb.ca/apps/manitoba-covid-19/

  • COVID-19 vaccination coverage: https://geoportal.gov.mb.ca/apps/manitoba-covid-19-vaccinations-dashboard-1/

Key Updates

  • The last appointments at the regional vaccine site in Dauphin are scheduled for March 2. The region will continue to offer pop-up clinics after that time to support vaccine access.

Deaths Public health officials advise 11 new deaths in people with COVID-19 are being reported today:

  • a female in her 90s from Prairie Mountain Health (reported Thursday);

  • a male in his 70s from the Winnipeg health region (reported Thursday);

  • a female in her 90s from the Winnipeg health region (reported Thursday);

  • a male in his 80s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to an outbreak at Health Sciences Centre (reported Thursday);

  • a female in her 40s from the Prairie Mountain Health region (reported Friday);

  • a female in her 60s from the Winnipeg health region (reported Friday);

  • a female in her 70s from the Winnipeg health region (reported Friday);

  • a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region (reported Friday);

  • a male in his 60s from the Winnipeg health region (reported Friday);

  • a male in his 80s from the Winnipeg health region (reported Friday); and

  • a male in his 90s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to an outbreak at Tuxedo Villa (reported Friday).


Outbreaks

Outbreaks have been declared at:

  • Actionmarguerite St. Vital, Winnipeg;

  • Calvary Place, Winnipeg;

  • Dr. Gendreau Personal Care Home, Ste. Rose du Lac; and

  • Westview Lodge, Boissevain.

Outbreaks have been declared over at:

  • Actionmarguerite St. Boniface, Winnipeg

  • Concordia Hospital, N3 East, Winnipeg;

  • Calvary Place, Winnipeg;

  • River Park Gardens, Winnipeg;

  • Beacon Hill Lodge, Winnipeg;

  • Meadowood Manor, Winnipeg;

  • Saul and Claribel Simkin Centre, Winnipeg; and

  • Glenboro Personal Care Home, Glenboro.

Vaccine

As of today, a total of 73,916 first doses have been given to children ages five to 11, or 59.1 per cent of that age group.

Eligible individuals can book their appointments online, by calling (toll-free) 1-844-626-8222 (1-844-MAN-VACC) or by contacting their local pharmacy or medical clinic directly. Visit www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/vaccine/finder.html for some of the available options.

More Resources

  • COVID-19 testing and eligibility: https://gov.mb.ca/covid19/testing/index.html.

  • Vaccine campaign in Manitoba: www.manitoba.ca/vaccine and https://protectmb.ca.

  • Data related to COVID-19, variants of concern, outbreaks and some downloadable and historic data: https://geoportal.gov.mb.ca/.

  • Up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Manitoba: www.manitoba.ca/COVID19.

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