11/21/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/21/2020 16:35
The province continues to work to protect Manitobans while at the same time allowing people to access essential items. Public health orders first issued on Nov. 19 have been updated with small changes to the items considered essential.
Modifications will take effect at 12:01 a.m. on Nov. 22 and will add gift cards, prepaid credit cards and newspapers to the list of essential items.
In addition, the list of communities where stores are able to sell essential and non-essential items at the same time will be expanded to include five more remote communities. It will now include Sapotaweyak, Berens River, Poplar River, Little Grand Rapids and Pauingassi in addition to Thompson, Flin Flon and The Pas.
The orders and the list of items deemed essential will be posted on the province's #Restart MB Pandemic Response System at www.manitoba.ca/covid19/restartmb/prs/orders/index.html#current.
For up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Manitoba, visit www.manitoba.ca/COVID19.
For up-to-date information on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System, visit: www.manitoba.ca/covid19/restartmb/prs/index.html.
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