Novel Coronavirus COVID-19

COVID-19 Testing

Manitoba's COVID-19 testing approach is based on current and evolving public health evidence. As the situation has evolved, testing eligibility criteria has changed to guide the province's response.

Manitoba's test strategy has been based on the following considerations:

  • those at risk for serious disease
  • the potential to transmit the virus within a setting
  • the potential to have serious impact on health care delivery and critical infrastructure
  • the risk of exposure and likelihood of testing positive