The Province announced today that Prairie Mountain Health Region would be elevated to the restricted level Orange, effective immediately. No other regions in Manitoba have been elevated from the caution level of Yellow.

In a press conference, chief provincial public health officer, Dr Roussin, stated that gathering sizes would be restricted to 10 both indoors and outdoors, and that masks would be mandatory for indoor public spaces and for public gatherings. These restrictions will be enforceable beginning Monday, August 24, 2020.

The Province said that more details would be forthcoming.

The MRFA team will update our blog and email members with more information as it becomes available.

To view today’s Provincial press release, please visit