Regional Covid-19 Resources and On Reserve Stats by Region Below:
Black = New Cases, Green = Recovered, Red = Deaths, Blue – Hospitalized, Purple – ISC reported total –  Updated Daily

BC
14 458 158 8,632 8,804
AB
9 1,046 185 20,082 20,311
SK
0 495 129 16,186 16,343
MB
4 901 155 25,118 25,283
ON
81 365 80 21,111 21,459
QC
86 115 26 13,653 13,793
Atlantic
0 14 9 4,614 4,658
North60
10 326 56 19,406 19,499
 

Family of dementia patient puzzled by COVID rules denying entry at 1 Winnipeg hospital, but not another – CBC

Seven Oaks could have granted exemption for COVID patient who needs all-day care due to dementia, but didn’t

Jun 06, 2022

Don Winstone is a steadying force in the life of his wife, Donna, who has dementia. He’s the person she looks for when she feels unsettled.

When a COVID-19 diagnosis rushed Donna to Grace Hospital, the family convinced management Don needed to be by her side.

Normally any visits to a COVID-19 patient are forbidden, though exceptions can be made. But when Donna was transferred to Seven Oaks Hospital a few days later once her health improved, the family couldn’t convince the facility to let him in.

“They have the power to grant exemptions, just like Grace [Hospital] did, but they choose not to exercise that,” Don Winstone, 79, said.

“I just think it’s unreasonable that they would deny access to somebody who’s so very vulnerable. It would be a comfort to her if I was there for sure.”

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/family-dementia-patient-covid-visitation-rules-winnipeg-1.6475835

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