Steinbach RCMP are asking for public assistance in identifying an unknown male suspect who is being sought for questioning in relation to a stolen vehicle investigation.
Limited changes to the public health orders will take effect on Jan. 23 and last for three weeks, Premier Brian Pallister and Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba’s chief provincial public health officer, announced today, adding these modest changes balance the need to protect the health-care system while gradually restoring services and activities for Manitobans.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 9.2 per cent provincially and 6.6 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30am on January 21, 2021, 198 new cases of the virus have been identified. However, two cases were removed due to a data correction, making the net new cases 196 and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 28,089.
The province is not taking necessary actions to identify and recover overpayments made to physicians, says Auditor General Tyson Shtykalo. The findings are contained in the report, Physicians’ Billings, released today.
The Manitoba government has added 89 drugs to the provincial formulary, including 81 generic medications, Health and Seniors Care Minister Heather Stefanson announced.
A new online dashboard is being launched today at manitoba.ca to provide timely information to Manitobans about the immunization campaign. It is updated daily and includes doses received and administered, percentage of Manitobans aged 18 or older who are fully vaccinated, a projection on the number of immunizations planned over the next 28 days and immunization statistics based on age, sex and region of residence.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 9.5 per cent provincially and 6.7 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30am on January 20, 2021, 154 new cases of the virus have been identified. However, one case was removed due to a data correction making the net-new cases 153 and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 27,893.
A total of 183 warnings and 77 tickets were issued for the week of Jan. 11 to 17, including 66 $1,296 tickets to individuals for various offences, nine tickets to individuals for failure to wear a mask in indoor public places and one $5,000 ticket to a business.
For the second time in days, Manitoba has been told to expect another reduction in the amount of Pfizer vaccine coming to our province from the federal government and the manufacturer.
Following the advice of public health officials and input from tens of thousands of Manitobans, the Manitoba government is considering modest changes to the public health orders that balance the needs of the health-care system and the economy while protecting the well-being of all Manitobans.