Of the 293 new cases, the majority (152) were in the Winnipeg region. 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The Mounties say in a news release the churches were hosting in-person gatherings contrary to provincial orders intended to protect people from COVID-19. CHILLIWACK, B.C. Masks will also be mandatory in the region starting Monday for indoor public places and any public gatherings. With increased case numbers in southern Manitoba, Public Health has implemented travel restrictions to northern Manitoba and remote communities, effective Friday, September 4th. 1:59New Prairie Mountain Health Restrictions Health officials have elevated the Prairie Mountain health region to the restricted “orange” level under … As of 9:30 a.m. today, 292 new cases of the virus have been identified. Read More. Click here to see Prairie Mountain Health specific cases, provided by the Government of Manitoba.. Click here to see cases and risk throughout the province of Manitoba. "I'm hearing of many reports of large gatherings in parks, family gatherings, as well as religious gatherings," Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba's chief public health officer, said Thursday. Dr. Brent Roussin, the province's chief public health officer, also announced that the rest of the province, which includes the Southern Health Region, the Prairie Mountain Health Region, and the Interlake-Eastern Health Region, will all be moved to orange or the restricted level on the pandemic response system. A … Starting Friday, people in the Prairie Mountain health region will no longer be required to wear masks in indoor public places and at outdoor gatherings. Health officials reported 33 new cases of novel coronavirus in Manitoba Thursday and said further public health restrictions — including mandatory mask use in … Stay up to date on COVID-19 information from the Government of Canada Brandon has seen its COVID-19 numbers spike in recent weeks. The large gatherings, and community transmission of the novel coronavirus, are especially problematic in Brandon, Roussin said. The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 13.6 per cent provincially and 13.7 per cent in Winnipeg. COVID-19 restrictions changing for all of Manitoba after record-shattering day. BRANDON -- Some of the tightest COVID-19 restrictions in the country are now in effect in the Prairie Mountain Health region, which includes the city of Brandon. COVID-19 … Further direction or additional restrictions may be put in place by public health at any time. Starting Monday, indoor and outdoor public gatherings in Prairie Mountain will be limited to 10 people, with some exceptions that include religious gatherings. Manitoba health officials announced 292 new COVID-19 cases and 15 more deaths linked to the illness on Wednesday, hours after the first Manitobans were immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine. Faith-based gatherings are being limited to 20 per cent or 250 people, whatever number is lower. PRAIRIE MOUNTAIN HEALTH REGION MOVES TO RESTRICTED (ORANGE) LEVEL OF #RESTARTMB PANDEMIC RESPONSE SYSTEM Community transmission of COVID-19 is occurring across much of the Prairie Mountain Health region. Thirty-three new cases were reported Thursday, with more than half in the Prairie Mountain region. If you visited one of these sites on the dates/times below, you do not need to self-isolate. Today’s COVID-19 data shows: • 40 cases in the Interlake-Eastern health region; • 89 cases in the Northern health region; • 31 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region; • 57 cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and • 133 cases in the Winnipeg health region. A woman in her 90s linked to Kin Place in the Prairie Mountain Health region. A new pilot project to test the effectiveness for broad application in Personal Care Homes includes the Country Meadows Personal Care Home in Neepawa in the Prairie Mountain Health region. While COVID-19 numbers in the Prairie Mountain Health region remain at a plateau, as with the rest of the province, two deaths were reported Monday linked to the Fairview Personal Care Home. You Aren't Alone, Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article, Chiropractors Baffled: Simple Device Relieves Years Of Back Pain, Pour Dish Soap In Your Bath Tub At Night, Here's Why, The Deepest Hole On Earth Was Permanently Sealed After Finding Mysterious Fossil. The… DiscoverWestman.com is Westman's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds. WINNIPEG -- The Prairie Mountain Health Region has been placed into the "restricted" level under the province's new Pandemic Response Plan. Gyms and fitness facilities will require contact information for all customers and masks will be required at all times except for exercising. Dozens of the cases to date have been linked to the Maple Leaf Foods pork-processing plant in Brandon, although Roussin said there is no evidence the novel coronavirus was spreading inside the facility. The Prairie Mountain Health Region is officially under the restricted level of Manitoba's pandemic response system. The map below outlines the 12 districts within the Prairie Mountain Health region: Agassiz Mountain DO NOT call 911 unless it is an emergency. Map. The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 13.6 per cent provincially and 13.7 in Winnipeg. One was at a soccer field in Brandon on Aug. 8. That means seven people at that workplace have the illness caused by the new coronavirus. Cases and Risk of COVID-19. The other was at Manipogo Provincial Park, northeast of Dauphin, on the same day. As of 9:30 a.m. today, 292 new cases of the virus have been identified. The rest of the province will continue to be allowed gatherings of up to 50 people indoors and 100 outdoors. The restrictions in the Prairie Mountain region will be in place for at least two weeks, Roussin said, and could last longer. WINNIPEG -- There were 100 active cases in the city of 50,000 as of Thursday, while Winnipeg, with more than ten times the population, had 74 active cases. Fact Sheet on Self-monitoring and Possible Public Exposures to COVID … The deaths also include a man in his 70s and two men in their 80s, all from the Winnipeg health region. Manitoba’s chief public health officer says it’s time to bring in restrictions in the province’s Prairie Mountain Health region before things get worse. 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Capacity levels for restaurants, bars, and retail spaces are being moved to 50 per cent and Roussin is encouraging limiting shopping to one person per household. WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is tightening COVID-19 restrictions in Brandon, Dauphin and other communities in the western part of the province because of rising case numbers and some people who are ignoring health guidelines. But because people move between communities, the entire Prairie Mountain health region is being given Orange status under a new colour-based code announced by the province Wednesday. Temporary Closure of Grandview Hospital for COVID Staff Support at PCH Prairie Mountain Health (PMH) advises that a temporary suspension of hospital and emergency services at Grandview Health Centre will take effect Thursday, November 26 at 8:00 a.m. Many of the cases at the plant are connected to cases in the general community, Roussin has said. The public health order includes exemptions for the following people, if they have no symptoms of COVID-19: The restrictions in the Prairie Mountain region will be in place for at least two weeks, Roussin said, and could last longer. The rest of the province remains under the less-stringent Yellow. Digital Editorial Producer. These restrictions will remain in place for a minimum of two weeks. Devon McKendrick As of Aug. 20, there were 235 COVID-19 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region. — The RCMP say they have served tickets totalling $18,400 to representatives from three places of worship in British Columbia's Fraser Valley for violating public health orders. Contact Health Links-Info Santé at 204-788-8200 or 1-888-315-9257 (toll-free) if you're experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. Only one day after the province introduced the four-level pandemic plan and response, it's being bumped up a level for the Prairie Mountain Health Region, which includes Brandon. 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