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Media Bulletin - Manitoba

April 27, 2021


Public health officials advise that no new deaths in a person with COVID-19 have been reported today.

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 7.5 per cent provincially and 8.4 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m. today, 218 new cases of the virus have been identified. However, one case has been removed due to data correction. This brings the net-new number of cases today to 217 and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 38,025. 

Today’s COVID-19 data shows:
• five cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region; 
• 12 cases in the Northern health region;  
• 30 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;  
• 15 cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and  
• 156 cases in the Winnipeg health region.
The data also shows:
• 2,173 active cases and 34,884 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19;
• hospitalization and ICU data is not available today due to issues with provincial data systems;
• 2,806 laboratory tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 649,827; and
• the total number of deaths in people with COVID-19 is 968.

Additional data on variants of concern is updated from Tuesday to Saturday at Data related to COVID-19, outbreaks and some downloadable and historic data can also be found at this site.

An outbreak has been declared at École Marie-Anne-Gaboury in Winnipeg and it has moved to remote learning until May 7. An outbreak has been declared at Swan Valley Lodge Personal Care Home in Swan River. Both the school and the care home have been moved to the Critical (Red) level on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System.

Other 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 and click on your region.

For up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Manitoba, including information 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

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