coronavirus in manitoba

Coronavirus: Manitoba health officials clarify new rules for household gatherings during COVID-19 – Winnipeg

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As Manitoba moves to ease COVID-19 restrictions, some of the new rules around household gatherings have left some Manitobans scratching their heads. Under the new public health orders, which go into effect at midnight Friday, Manitobans living in southern and central areas of the province will now be allowed …

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Manitoba health officials give coronavirus update – Winnipeg

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Health officials in Manitoba will give an update on the province’s ongoing efforts against COVID-19 Friday. Dr. Jazz Atwal, acting deputy chief provincial public health officer, has scheduled a 12:30 p.m. press conference. Global News will stream the event live in this story. Read more: Manitoba reports 5 new …

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No federal quarantine exemptions for Manitobans in need of U.S. health care – Winnipeg

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The federal government says there is no exemption from the COVID-19-related Quarantine Act for Manitobans who rely on health-care services directly across the border in the United States. It’s been a tough few months for thousands of people in the southeastern part of the province along the Manitoba-Minnesota border. …

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Manitoba reports 5 new coronavirus deaths,198 new cases – Winnipeg

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Manitoba health officials say another five Manitobans with COVID-19 have died while 198 new cases of the virus have been identified. The latest cases announced Thursday bring the province’s total number of cases reported since March to 28,089 after health officials say two previously reported cases have been removed …

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Fitness industry wants seat at the table to discuss reopening in Manitoba – Winnipeg

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After weeks of an imposed public health lockdown amid the COVID-19 crisis, the Fitness Industry Council of Canada (FIC) is calling on the province to work with Manitoba gym owners to reopen. The group said the recent news of city gyms remaining open for employees shows facilities can operate …

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Manitoba’s top doc, premier to give live COVID-19 update – Winnipeg

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Manitobans may learn more about the province’s plans for the next round of COVID-19 restrictions Thursday. Premier Brian Pallister will join Manitoba’s chief public health officer, Dr. Brent Roussin, at a 12:30 p.m. media briefing. Global News will stream the event live here. Read more: Manitoba considers allowing all …

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Coronavirus: Delay in shipments leads Manitoba to plan fewer COVID-19 vaccinations – Winnipeg

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Manitoba health officials say delays in getting COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer-BioNTech will force the province to sharply reduce the number of injections planned for February. The province says it is planning for incoming supplies to be cut in half. Read more: Manitoba says it’s expecting further reductions of Pfizer …

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Province to provide update on Manitoba’s COVID-19 situation – Winnipeg

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Manitoba public health officials will provide an update on the province’s COVID-19 numbers Wednesday afternoon. Acting deputy chief public health officer Dr. Jazz Atwal, along with Dr. Joss Reimer from the province’s COVID-19 Vaccine Implementation Task Force, will speak at 12:30 p.m. from the Manitoba legislature. The province said …

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Military help for Garden Hill First Nation coming on Thursday – Winnipeg

Military help for Garden Hill First Nation coming on Thursday - Winnipeg

The Canadian Armed Forces is sending help to Garden Hill First Nation in northern Manitoba to help with an outbreak of the novel coronavirus. The CAF confirmed tweets by federal Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Bill Blair and Minister of National Defense Harjit Sajjan that military members …

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Northern Manitoba communities working to stem tide of COVID-19 infections – Winnipeg

Northern Manitoba communities working to stem tide of COVID-19 infections - Winnipeg

A spike in coronavirus cases over the holidays forced a northern Manitoba town to set a curfew last week. Tom Matus, CAO of Lynn Lake, told Global News more than three dozen homes are still in a tight lockdown in the community of less than 500 people. “We have …

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