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Manitoba issues last regularly scheduled COVID-19 bulletin

Manitoba issues last regularly scheduled COVID-19 bulletin

11 deaths of people with COVID-19 reported in the last week, including one of a man from the north.
Man in his 50s becomes 83rd northern resident with COVID to die

Man in his 50s becomes 83rd northern resident with COVID to die

The number of Manitobans with COVID-19 admitted to hospital and ICU in the week leading up to March 23 was higher than the week before.
Chief public health officer holds last regularly scheduled COVID-19 press conference

Chief public health officer holds last regularly scheduled COVID-19 press conference

Dr. Brent Roussin urges Manitobans to be kind and respectful to each other to help heal divisions created by pandemic restrictions.
Updated COVID stats show that 18 Manitobans with the virus died since March 5

Updated COVID stats show that 18 Manitobans with the virus died since March 5

One of 18 coronavirus-positive people who died in the past week was a woman in her 50s from the north. 
Health care, education and child-care workers will no longer need proof of vaccination or negative COVID test results as of March 1

Health care, education and child-care workers will no longer need proof of vaccination or negative COVID test results as of March 1

Health care staff redeployed to support COVID-19 treatment needs will begin returning to regular roles as demand on the health care system declines.
Northern Manitoba records 77th COVID-linked death

Northern Manitoba records 77th COVID-linked death

A man in his 70s is the latest coronavirus-infected resident from the Northern Regional Health Authority to die.
COVID-related hospitalizations dropping but multiple people with the virus still dying daily

COVID-related hospitalizations dropping but multiple people with the virus still dying daily

Two women from Northern Manitoba were among 19 people with COVID-19 whose deaths were reported from Saturday to Monday morning.
New hospitalizations and intensive care admissions of people with COVID down about 19 per cent for week ending Feb. 3

New hospitalizations and intensive care admissions of people with COVID down about 19 per cent for week ending Feb. 3

Manitoba reached 1,600 deaths of people with COVID infections with the Feb. 7 announcement of 15 additional deaths from Saturday to Monday morning, including one northern resident.
Some public health orders being relaxed Feb. 8

Some public health orders being relaxed Feb. 8

More people will be permitted at private gatherings and licensed premises will be able to sell alcohol until midnight when the changes take effect.
Current public health orders extended one week as omicron wave appears to be peaking

Current public health orders extended one week as omicron wave appears to be peaking

Woman in her 60s is the 69th Northern Manitoba resident with COVID-19 to die since the pandemic began.