No active COVID-19 cases remaining in Flin Flon health district, Pukatawagan district

COVID-19 has once again packed its bags and left the Flin Flon district.

No active cases of the disease are listed in the Flin Flon/Snow Lake/Cranberry Portage/Sherridon district Feb. 17, according to provincial government data. The district is now one of only two districts in the Northern Health Region (NHR) without at least one active COVID-19 case - the only other district is the Pukatawagan/Mathias Colomb district.

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The Churchill health district also does not have any active COVID-19 district - the community of Churchill is administered by the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, not the NHR.

Northern Manitoba as a whole continues to see active case numbers rise, according to the most recent provincial data release. The region reported another 44 active cases of COVID-19, with most coming from the Cross Lake/Pimicikamak district (14 new cases and 134 active) and the Shamattawa/York Factory/Tataskweyak/Split Lake district (11 new cases, 51 active). Other increases came from The Pas/OCN/Kelsey (eight new cases, 20 total active) and Thompson/Mystery Lake (seven new cases, 78 total active).

No new outbreaks or possible public exposures were reported in northern Manitoba Feb. 17.

For district-by-district case data, see below:

Cases by northern Manitoba district active cases recoveries deaths total cases
Bay Line 7 37 0 44
Bunibonibee/Oxford House/Manto Sipi/Gods River/Gods Lake 41 296 4 341
Churchill (covered by Winnipeg Regional Health Authority) 0 1 0 1
Cross Lake/Pimicikamak 134 202 1 337
Flin Flon/Snow Lake/Cranberry Portage/Sherridon 0 64 2 66
Gillam/Fox Lake 7 78 0 85
Grand Rapids/Misipawistik/Moose Lake/Mosakahiken/Easterville/Chemawawin 2 333 5 340
Island Lake 381 633 6 1020
Lynn Lake/Marcel Colomb/Leaf Rapids/O-Pipon-Na-Piwin/Granville Lake 59 278 3 340
Nelson House/Nisichawayasihk 8 34 0 42
Norway House 2 47 0 49
Pukatawagan/Mathias Colomb 0 16 0 16
Sayisi Dene/Tadoule/Barren Lands/Brochet/Northlands/Lac Brochet 2 22 0 24
Shamattawa/York Factory/Tataskweyak/Split Lake 51 386 2 439
The Pas/Opaskwayak/Kelsey 20 464 9 493
Thompson/Mystery Lake 78 662 1 741
Unknown district 5 112 0 117
Case totals as of Feb. 17 797 3665 33 4495


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