The Manitoba Wildfire Service advises that with some improvements in weather conditions in northern Manitoba, there will be a gradual lifting of some fire and travel restrictions. However, the south and central regions of the province still face high to extreme fire danger levels, therefore current restrictions will continue to apply.
Newcomers to Manitoba, immigrants, disenfranchised or homeless individuals are reminded they can get immunized despite not having a Manitoba health card. A vaccination can be administered at a super site, at one of the numerous community-led clinics or at a mobile van, which are all currently operating.
Steinbach RCMP are currently investigating the recent theft of a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle. The bike was stolen near the town of Richer, Manitoba.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 2.5 per cent provincially and 1.3 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30am on July 28, 2021, 26 new cases of the virus have been identified. The total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 57,502.
Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced that the Manitoba government will present the final design of PTH 52 for improved safety through the community of Mitchell, Manitoba.
A total of 59 warnings and 10 tickets were issued for the week of July 19 to 25 including five $1,296 tickets to individuals, three $298 tickets to individuals for failure to wear a mask in an indoor public place, one $5,000 ticket to a business and one $8,550 ticket under the Federal Quarantine Act.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 2.8 per cent provincially and 1.4 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30am on July 27, 2021, 23 new cases of the virus have been identified. However, three cases have been removed due to data corrections. This brings the net-new number of cases today to 20 and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 57,476.
Steinbach RCMP are currently investigating the theft of a Honda motorcycle that was recently stolen from the property behind Source for Sports in Steinbach.
The demand for the Manitoba physical immunization card continues to be high. All cards requested by July 11 have been mailed out. Additional card stock has been secured and printing has resumed. Digital cards are available immediately. The physical cards will be mailed as soon as possible.