Winnipeg has a 5.8% positivity rate, while the province has a 4.9% positivity rate. As of October 15th, Manitoba has 38 deaths related to COVID-19.
Manitoba provincial leaders are looking at new safety measures to slow the spread of COVID-19. It is clear that with the new spike in infections, additional precautions are needed.
Whether you are located in Manitoba or elsewhere, there are certain easy to follow safety steps. It is important to remember to continue to practice social distancing in all public settings. Masks should also be warn, as they are proven to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Hand washing and hand sanitizing is necessary and should be done whenever possible. It is also important to temperature screen all people entering shared spaces. Most importantly, if you are feeling ill, isolate yourself and get tested for COVID-19 as soon as possible. When waiting for results, stay isolated.
We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation in Manitoba. If you live in Winnipeg, Thompson or other cities in Manitoba, continue to take the threat of COVID-19 seriously. Remember to be vigilant against Coronavirus.
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