The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 13.1 per cent provincially and 14.9 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30am on December 3, 2020, 368 new cases of the virus have been identified. However, one case was removed due to a data correction bringing the total to 367 and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 17,750.
The Manitoba government has made significant progress to ensure the province is ready to launch a co-ordinated and effective vaccination campaign to protect its most at-risk citizens from COVID-19, Premier Brian Pallister announced today, noting these efforts will be further enhanced by the expansion of rapid testing initiatives including one specifically for teachers.
Steinbach MLA and Education Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced that the Manitoba government is furthering its commitment to protecting safe and healthy learning environments by mandating a two-week remote learning period for grade 7 to 12 students and offering the same remote learning period for kindergarten to Grade 6 students.
Roblin RCMP are asking the public for any information into the whereabouts of a missing female youth from the area, 16-year-old Jacy Victoria Leblanc.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 13.2 per cent provincially and 14.5 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30am on December 2, 2020, 277 new cases of the virus have been identified bringing the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 17,384.
Four individuals from Thompson, Manitoba are facing numerous charges related to a bootlegging operation that was under investigation by local RCMP.
A memorandum of agreement has been signed to enable nursing staff from across the health system to be redeployed to areas of priority, as part of Manitoba’s response to the pandemic, including personal care homes, intensive care units and designated COVID-19 units.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 13.1 per cent provincially and 13.8 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30am on December 1, 2020, 283 new cases of the virus have been identified. However, one case was removed due to a data correction making the total 282 and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 17,107.
Between November 23 and 29, 2020, Manitoba RCMP handed out a total of 202 warnings and 100 tickets related to COVID-19 enforcement. Total fines were over $180,000.
For the second time this year, Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) will be providing immediate financial relief to its policyholders. MPI customers will receive a total of $69 million, which is about $100 per policyholder. This is in addition to the previous rebate of $110 million in May of this year and the corporation’s recent request of an -8.8 per cent overall rate decrease in its General Rate Application to the Public Utilities Board (PUB).