Metro Winnipeg area moving to level Orange restrictions with mandatory masks

The Chief Public Health Officer of Manitoba stated that Winnipeg along with municipalities around the city will move to a level Orange restriction with face masks mandatory in all indoor public places.

The announcement came when Dr. Brent Roussin called a last-minute press conference. He announced 54 new cases of COVID-19, 44 of which are in Winnipeg.

The mask mandate will be in place for at least a month. The municipalities that will fall under the mandatory mask rule include:

The mask mandate will be in place for at least a month.
  • City of Winnipeg
  • City of Selkirk
  • Town of Stonewall
  • RM of Cartier
  • RM of Headingley
  • RM of Macdonald
  • RM of Ritchot
  • RM of Rockwood
  • RM of Rosser
  • RM of Springfield
  • RM of St. Andrews
  • RM of St. Clements
  • RM of St. Francois Xavier
  • RM of Tache
  • RM of West St. Paul
  • RM of East St. Paul
  • Town of Niverville
  • Village of Dunnottar

Gathering sizes will be pared back down to 10 people, both indoors and outdoors. Schools will continue as normal for now. Movies, malls, and theaters will also remain open but at restricted level Orange.

For more information about this story, click here.

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/coronavirus/in-depth/coronavirus-mask/art-20485449

https://www.healthline.com/health/coronavirus-mask

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/about-face-coverings.html

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