Manitobans will get an replace on the newest COVID-19 numbers within the province from senior well being officers on Tuesday, with extra particulars about vaccine rollout additionally anticipated.
Dr. Jazz Atwal, performing deputy chief provincial public well being officer, and Dr. Joss Reimer, medical officer of well being for Manitoba Well being and a member of Manitoba’s COVID-19 vaccine implementation job drive, will ship the replace at 12:30 p.m. CT.
The briefing will likely be held over the cellphone and won’t be dwell streamed, and so is barely accessible to reporters.
On Monday, Chief Provincial Public Well being Officer Dr. Brent Roussin recommended extra details about the Manitoba authorities’s plans for the vaccination marketing campaign, together with plans to rent a director to supervise this system, will likely be offered.
The vaccination program has begun to increase past the supersite on the Winnipeg conference centre, as extra teams have grow to be eligible to obtain their first doses.
The primary shipments of the Moderna vaccine started arriving in First Nations communities final week, and immunization groups started work at private care properties throughout the province on Monday.
Case counts have fallen in latest weeks, down from day by day numbers within the 200s and 300s within the weeks main as much as the vacations. Nevertheless, public well being officers have urged Manitobans to not get complacent and proceed following public well being orders, which had been prolonged for one more two weeks final Friday.