coronavirus in manitoba

Winnipeg’s Siloam Mission reports coronavirus case – Winnipeg

Winnipeg’s Siloam Mission reports coronavirus case - Winnipeg

Siloam Mission has confirmed a community member has tested positive for COVID-19. The shelter tells Global News an initial investigation shows the community member doesn’t have any close contacts and, as of Thursday, no one else, including staff, is impacted. Read more: Siloam Mission officially opens $19M expansion Officials …

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Manitoba health officials hold live coronavirus update as cases mount – Winnipeg

Manitoba health officials hold live coronavirus update as cases mount - Winnipeg

Manitoba’s top doctor and chief nursing officer will speak to media Wednesday as the province continues to see a disturbing rise in daily COVID-19 case counts and deadly outbreaks have been declared at hospitals and personal care homes in Winnipeg. Dr. Brent Roussin and Lanette Siragusa have scheduled a …

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RCMP and Winnipeg police officers test positive for COVID-19 – Winnipeg

RCMP and Winnipeg police officers test positive for COVID-19 - Winnipeg

Officers with both the Winnipeg Police Service and Manitoba RCMP have tested positive for COVID-19. Winnipeg police said Tuesday that two officers, both of whom work out of the police headquarters building on Smith Street, tested positive. Both affected officers worked in the Central Division area from Friday through …

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Manitoba reports 184 new coronavirus cases, 3 more deaths Tuesday – Winnipeg

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Manitoba health officials say 184 new cases of COVID-19 were identified Tuesday and three more people have died from the virus. The latest victims include a woman in her 60s connected to the ongoing outbreak at Parkview Place Long Term Care Home in Winnipeg, and a man and woman, …

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Winnipeg woman’s dad tests positive for coronavirus at care home dealing with outbreak – Winnipeg

Winnipeg woman’s dad tests positive for coronavirus at care home dealing with outbreak - Winnipeg

A Winnipeg woman is becoming increasingly anxious as her father tested positive for COVID-19 while staying at a care home dealing with an outbreak. Danielle Mallett, a 23-year-old student, has only seen her dad for about two hours since March as care home restrictions have kept her away. Her …

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Manitoba health officials to give coronavirus update after weekend sees 314 new cases – Winnipeg

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Manitoba’s top doctor and the province’s chief nursing officer will give a COVID-19 update Monday after hundreds of new cases and several more deaths were reported over the weekend. Dr. Brent Roussin and Lanette Siragusa have scheduled a press conference for 12:30 p.m. Global News will stream the event …

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St. Boniface doc calls COVID-19 situation ‘the perfect storm you don’t want to be in’ – Winnipeg

St. Boniface doc calls COVID-19 situation ‘the perfect storm you don’t want to be in’ - Winnipeg

A Winnipeg microbiologist at St. Boniface Hospital says he’s becoming increasingly worried about COVID-19 cases overwhelming the health-care system. Dr. Phillippe Lagace-Wiens told 680 CJOB things are getting very serious, with no hope of a turnaround in sight. “We’re getting to really dire straits — it’s almost like the …

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Coronavirus: How to fill the treat-or-treating void in Winnipeg – Winnipeg

Coronavirus: How to fill the treat-or-treating void in Winnipeg - Winnipeg

Halloween activities are under the microscope more than ever this year amid record-setting COVID-19 numbers in Manitoba. This year’s “holiday” is slated to be more silent than spooky, with families being forced to find alternate ways of celebrating. Read more: 4 COVID-19 deaths in Manitoba, 161 new cases Sunday, …

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Heightened restrictions begin in Winnipeg schools Monday – Winnipeg

Heightened restrictions begin in Winnipeg schools Monday - Winnipeg

A Winnipeg parent says the province moving to heighten restrictions in city schools Monday amid rising COVID-19 case numbers while still keeping in-class instruction will be good for her children’s learning. “I have so many friends (who say), ‘oh, they need to shut schools down’ — no, they need …

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St. Boniface Hospital suspends visits amid 3 outbreaks – Winnipeg

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Most patients at St. Boniface hospital will have to do without visitors indefinitely as it tries to get several COVID-19 outbreaks under control. The hospital is suspending all visits, except for end-of-life or labouring patients. It comes as the facility has put three separate wards into outbreak protocol since …

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