Manitoba public health reported 362 laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases for the week of October 16th to 22nd a decrease from 402 in the previous week. The Winnipeg region reported the largest number of new cases at 199 with the Northern health region reporting the lowest at 13 down one from the previous week. The volume of lab tests was on average 297 people tested per day a slight decrease from 304 in the previous week with a test positivity rate of 24 percent a decrease from 29.6 percent in the previous week. There were 100 hospital admissions a slight decrease from 103 with 16 ICU admissions up from 14 the previous week. As of October 22nd 78 percent of Manitobans have received at least two vaccine doses while 19 percent have received at least one dose within the last six months.