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
45 359 131 6,662 7,220
AB
87 838 151 15,086 16,389
SK
52 425 111 14,129 14,546
MB
203 677 125 14,563 15,676
ON
265 215 61 6,040 7,031
QC
59 31 10 3,399 4,832
Atlantic
4 8 4 911 1,146
North60
49 156 34 6,923 8,654
 

Manitoba’s new COVID strategy ignores vulnerable people, hospital systems, say scientists – CBC

Province announced Wednesday it’s shifting from lowering case counts to ‘mitigating risk’ in community

Jan 13, 2022

Some scientists and health-care professionals say Manitoba’s new plan for handling COVID-19 ignores vulnerable people and hospital systems.

“I think we are unprepared from the health care side for the tsunami of admissions and hospital demands that are going to occur if we just kind of let it go,” said Dr. Philippe Lagacé-Wiens, a medical microbiologist at St. Boniface Hospital.

“There’s still enough people who are frail and will develop complications, or who are unimmunized that will really flood the health-care system. And nothing I have heard so far is satisfying my concerns about the capacity of the health-care system.”

On Wednesday, Premier Heather Stefanson announced the province is changing its COVID-19 strategy. Instead of trying to contain the surge caused by the highly contagious Omicron variant, public health and provincial officials will try to manage risk in the community.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/covid-19-strategy-ignores-vulnerable-people-hospitals-1.6313169

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