This report provides a current epidemiological update on the intensity and severity of COVID-19 in Manitoba. Surveillance and administrative data include laboratory, hospitalization and mortality data. Data are presented at the provincial and regional level. In this weekly report, we provide regular updates about the current activity of COVID-19 in Manitoba with a focus on severe outcomes (hospital admissions, intensive care unit admissions (ICU), and deaths).
Data are reported with a one-week delay for increased data accuracy, completeness and reliability. Updates or changes to this report occur regularly. It is published online at approximately 10:00am every Thursday.
Data extracted up to 1:00 am on October 12, 2022
Next reporting date: October 20, 2022
Note. Deaths due to COVID-19 were aligned by week of outcome date.
|Health Region||Total Cases||Cases this week||Incidence Rate||Age-standardized Incidence Rate *|
|Southern Health-Santé Sud||20,688||32||1.5||1.7|
|Prairie Mountain Health||15,701||49||2.8||2.6|
|Northern Health Region||19,834||15||1.9||2.4|
Note: * Age-standardized rates are used to account for differences in the age structure in health regions. The whole Manitoba population is used as the standard population.
Monthly updates about severe outcomes after vaccination have been discontinued starting Week 31. Manitoba Health will continue to monitor COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness and report periodically when data allow. COVID-19 vaccines continue to provide important protection against serious illness following infection due to all variants of concern (VOC) of COVID-19.
Note. ICU admissions are not included in the hospital admissions.
Note. Musculoskeletal illnesses include: osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, gout and crystal Arthropathies; COPD-chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; CVD-cardiovascular disease; Other CVDs include: ischemic heart disease, heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, and stroke; Other chronic conditions include: parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, alzheimer’s disease and epilepsy. About definitions of chronic conditions
|Age group (years)||At least 1 dose||At least 2 doses||At least 1 dose within the last 6 months||At least 1 dose of Bivalent|
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