Possible Exposures On Transit

Possible Exposures On Transit

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government is cautioning Winnipeggers who ride the bus of possible COVID-19 exposures, with most of the recent exposures in Manitoba reported to have taken place along a Winnipeg Transit route.

The possible exposures may have happened:

- Between May 12 and 14, from 7:10 a.m. to 7:50 a.m., when someone who tested positive took a 14 from Ellice Ave and Sherbrook St to Red River Road and St. Mary's Rd;

- On May 14, from 2 p.m. to 2:20 p.m., when a passenger took a Blue Line 91 from Pembina Hwy and Dalhousie Dr to Pembina Hwy and Oakenwald Ave;

- On May 17 and 18, from 8:45 a.m. to 9:05 a.m. and from 12:45 p.m. to 1:05 p.m., when a passenger took a 47 twice from Main St and Broadway to Higgins Ave and Maple St.;

- Between May 12 and 14, when someone took a 14 from East Warde Ave and St Mary's Rd to St. Charles St, then took a 21 from St. Charles St to Portage Ave at Stewart St;

- Between May 17 and 19, when someone took a 78 from University Cres and Wedgewood Dr at 7:20 a.m. to Corydon Ave and Carpathia Rd at 7:55 a.m.; and

- Between May 17 and 20, when someone took a 55 from St. Anne's Rd and Woodydell Ave to Beliveau Rd, then took a 55 from St. Anne's Rd and Granby Bay to Fort and Graham, then a 59 from Portage Ave and Donald St to St. Anne's Rd and Woodydell, then a 55 from St. Anne's Rd and Woodydell to Dakota St & Bishop Grandin Blvd.

There may have also been exposures at the Save on Foods location at 1910 Pembina Hwy on May 12 and 13, and between May 15 and 17.

Details about the exposures are available at the WRHA COVID-19 website.

The province says if someone was at any of those locations during potential exposure times, they should watch for symptoms, and if symptoms do develop, they should get tested for COVID-19 and self-isolate.

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