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NEW Last updated: March 31, 2022

Information about COVID-19 in Manitoba is updated online:

Key Updates

On April 1, several provincial test sites will be changing their hours of operation. Manitobans are encouraged to visit www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/testing/locations.html for the most current information. All provincial testing locations will be permanently closed on April 15. After that date, pre-operative patients will be able to make COVID-19 test appointments by directly calling the provincial call centre at 1-855-268-4318, the Dakota Medical Centre at 204-254-2087 or the Minor Illness and Injury Clinic at 431-222-2273.

Rapid antigen tests remain widely available at Winnipeg public libraries and retail locations including Co‑op (42 locations), Loblaw and Shoppers Drug Mart (59 locations), London Drugs (one location), Northern, NorthMart and Solo (29 locations), Rexall (18 locations), Save-On-Foods (five locations), Safeway, Sobeys and IGA (40 locations) and Walmart (16 locations). For a full list of locations and self-testing instructions, visit www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/testing/rat.html.

Information about COVID-19, including vaccination, will continue to be updated in weekly epidemiology reports found at www.gov.mb.ca/health/publichealth/surveillance/covid-19/index.html.

Vaccine dashboards will no longer be updated after April 1.

As compared to people with two or more doses of vaccine, those who are not fully vaccinated are:

  • six times as likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19,
  • seven times as likely to be admitted to an intensive care unit, and
  • 16 times as likely to die with COVID-19.  

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

  • a male in his 50s from the Winnipeg health region (reported Saturday);
  • a male in his 60s from Prairie Mountain Health (reported Saturday);
  • a male in his 60s from the Northern health region (reported Saturday);
  • a male in his 80s from the Winnipeg health region (reported Saturday);
  • a male in his 60s from the Winnipeg health region (reported Saturday);
  • a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to an outbreak at Actionmarguerite St. Vital (reported Sunday);
  • a female in her 80s from Prairie Mountain Health (reported Monday);
  • a female in her 70s from Winnipeg health region (reported Wednesday);
  • a female in her 70s from Southern Health-Santé Sud (reported Thursday);
  • a male in his 80s from Interlake-Eastern health region (reported Thursday); and
  • a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region (reported Thursday).

NEW March 24, 2022 - COVID-19 Bulletin #575