Coronavirus in Winnipeg

Protest at Winnipeg Jets game garners 45 coronavirus tickets – Winnipeg

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The Manitoba government says it issued 77 tickets for COVID-19 public health violations over the last week, including 45 at a protest held outside Bell MTS Centre during the Winnipeg Jets season opener Thursday. Of the 77 tickets issued between Jan. 11 and 17, the province said Tuesday 66 …

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Manitoba considers allowing all stores to reopen amid ‘modest’ changes to coronavirus restrictions – Winnipeg

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The Manitoba government says it is considering making “modest changes” to current COVID-19 public health orders, including allowing all retail stores to reopen and eliminating the current list of items not allowed to be sold in stores. The province’s current set of public health orders, which includes tight restrictions …

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Manitoba’s top doc calls coronavirus briefing, update on changes to restrictions possible – Winnipeg

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Manitoba’s chief public officer of health will give a live COVID-19 update Tuesday, a day after telling media he’d soon provide more information on what the province plans to do when code red public health orders expire Friday. Dr. Brent Roussin has scheduled a press conference for 12:30 p.m. …

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10 tickets handed out at Steinbach anti-mask rally, more charges expected: RCMP – Winnipeg

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Manitoba RCMP say 10 tickets were handed out at an anti-mask rally held in Steinbach over the weekend, and further charges are anticipated. The rally, organized by a group calling itself Hugs over Masks, saw an estimated 60 people gather outside Steinbach’s city hall Saturday to protest COVID-19 restrictions. …

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Manitoba health officials hold coronavirus update – Winnipeg

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Manitobans will get an update on the province’s COVID-19 situation on Monday. Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba’s chief public health officer, has called a 12:30 p.m. press conference along with Dr. Joss Reimer, a member of Manitoba’s COVID-19 Vaccine Implementation Task Force. Read more: COVID-19 claims 8 more Manitobans, including …

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Winnipeg Jets cancel Saturday practice over potential COVID-19 exposure – Winnipeg

Winnipeg Jets cancel Saturday practice over potential COVID-19 exposure - Winnipeg

The Winnipeg Jets have cancelled Saturday’s practice, citing concerns over potential exposure to COVID-19. In a brief morning media release, the Jets say “the decision was made out of an abundance of caution due to potential exposure to COVID-19. There is no further information at this time.” In the …

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Manitoba premier to join health officials at coronavirus update – Winnipeg

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Manitoba’s premier will join health officials at a live update on the province’s COVID-19 situation Friday. Brian Pallister and chief public health officer Dr. Brent Roussin have scheduled a press conference for 12:30 p.m. Global News will stream the event live here. Read more: Manitoba reports 2 more coronavirus …

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Manitoba reports 2 more coronavirus deaths, 261 new cases Thursday – Winnipeg

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Health officials say another two Manitobans have died from COVID-19 and 261 more have been infected as case numbers continue to rise in the north. The latest cases announced on the province’s online COVID-19 portal Thursday bring the province’s total number of cases reported since March to 26,954 after …

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Manitoba expands vaccine distribution to fight COVID 19 as cases remain low – Winnipeg

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Manitoba is expanding its capacity to inoculate people against COVID-19 to such an extent that it could provide vaccine to every adult in the province before May — if there are enough doses in the national supply chain. “With substantial expansion and with the existing (job) applications we’ve received, …

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Coronavirus: Brandon vaccination site set to open, more than 12K doses given in Manitoba so far – Winnipeg

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Manitoba’s premier and health minister toured the province’s second COVID-19 vaccination “super-site” Wednesday, as health officials say vaccination efforts have so far seen more than 12,000 shots administered across the province. Brian Pallister and Heather Stefanson were in Brandon to take a look at the latest vaccination clinic set …

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