Manitoba is lifting several restrictions a month earlier than expected after reaching vaccination phase

Manitoba is lifting several restrictions a month earlier than expected after reaching vaccination phase


At least 80% of eligible residents in the Canadian province of Manitoba have at least one COVID-19 Immunization Supplements, Local Health Guide Tuesday said They will apply the least restrictive health rules since the pandemic began – a month earlier than expected.

“Thanks to Manitoba’s remarkable efforts, we are now able to reopen our doors as quickly as we have reached our highest vaccination rate,” Manitoba’s Prime Minister Brian Pallister said in a statement.

according to a. It is expected that approximately 75% of the population will receive a second dose of the vaccine within the next week State Government Press Release.

The ad – and what it will mean for Manitoban residents – is the exact opposite of what is happening in the neighboring United States. where vaccination rates are low in many societies started a serious boom It shows no signs of slowing down. in response to some Local leaders bring back restrictions And mask allowed expected to reduce the spread of serious infections delta-variable.

NS New Manitoba Order, From August 1, gyms, libraries and personal services such as nail salons, day camps and retail stores will be allowed to operate without any restrictions, the statement said. There are also no restrictions for indoor and outdoor gatherings in homes.

Masks will not be required in public indoor spaces, but officials said in the press release that they “strongly recommend” that anyone who is not fully vaccinated, including children under the age of 12, should be kept at home in these places. Wearing of masks should continue inside and at social distance.

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We are slowly but surely getting closer to Manitoba post-pandemic, but that doesn’t mean that COVID-19 will go away. “We must be vigilant and vigilant in our efforts to stop the spread of this virus,” Dr. Manitoba’s Chief Public Health Officer Brent Rosen said in a statement.

Speaking at a news conference, Rossin said restrictions would continue in some areas – including those in the most dangerous transport environments.

Restaurants and bars will no longer have to limit the size and spacing between tables, and eating will not be restricted to members of the same family or people with vaccinations. However, the press release said that people should avoid gathering between tables.

Indoor and outdoor sports will reopen with spectator restrictions, while casinos, professional sporting events and concert halls can expand 100%, but will be limited to vaccinated individuals.

Capacity is limited to 50% in museums, galleries and cinemas, but is no longer limited to vaccinated people.

Rossin said that instead of sanctions, public health recommendations and guidelines will continue to play an increasing role in the fight against the pandemic.

“We have to learn to live with COVID,” Rossin said. “We have to take these public health recommendations into account and ensure that we minimize all risks to ourselves, the people around us, and other Manitoban residents.”

Officials said the new public health ordinances will expire on September 7 and will be re-evaluated based on vaccination rates and the COVID-19 situation in the county at that time.

“We are on the verge of this final milestone on the path to a full and complete reopening and reopening,” Pallister said. “We need everyone in Team Manitoba for this final stage. Get vaccinated – not once, but twice – and follow public health directives and instructions designed to bend our COVID curve and keep it down. ”

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