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.
Steinbach RCMP are currently investigating the theft of a winch from a Hylife barn located in the Rural Municipality of La Broquerie. The theft occurred sometime between the dates of December 24 and 28, 2020.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 9.9 per cent provincially and 7.4 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30am on January 19, 2021, 111 new cases of the virus have been identified and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 27,740.
All COVID rebate cheques – 675,000 in total – are now in the mail, according to Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI). In total, $69 million will be returned to Manitobans.
RCMP have arrested two individuals after they were found to be in possession of a large quantity of illegal tobacco products.
Manitoba’s Focused Immunization Teams (FITs) continue to immunize residents at personal care homes (PCHs) across the province. First doses of the vaccine will now be given to all eligible PCH residents by the end of January, more than a week ahead of initial projections.