The Manitoba government has announced additional public health restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19.

The following additional public health order restrictions will be in effect on Sunday, May 9 at 12:01 a.m.:
•    outdoor gatherings that include people from multiple households are limited to a maximum of five people
•   restaurants, bars, and patios will close to in-person dining but can still provide take-out and delivery services
•    gyms and fitness centres will close
•    casinos remain closed and VLTs will close
•    museums, galleries, and libraries will close
•    indoor community, cultural and religious gatherings are prohibited
•    personal services such as estheticians, barbers, salons, and tanning salons will close
•    indoor sports and recreation, including after-school activities, will close
•    outdoor sports and recreation activities will have a maximum of five participants and organized team games will not be permitted
•    dance, theatre and music schools will close
•    day camps will close
•    retail stores, markets and garden centres will be able to open at 10 percent capacity, to a maximum of 100 people, and malls will be open to a maximum of 10 percent of the facility’s capacity
•    self-help gatherings will have a maximum of 10 participants

These restrictions will be in effect for a period of three weeks and will be re-evaluated on May 30th.

For a full list of COVID-19 health orders in Manitoba, click here.

Officials encourage all Manitobans to follow COVID-19 fundamentals which include staying home when sick, washing your hands, physical distancing, and wearing a mask.