COVID-19 in Manitoba: Impact on Health-Care Staff – October 26, 2020

COVID-19: Canada Responds

COVID-19 in Manitoba: Impact on Health-Care Staff – October 26, 2020

In Winnipeg, Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba’s chief medical officer of health, provides an update on the province’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. He is joined by Lanette Siragusa, the provincial lead of health system integration and quality as well as chief nursing officer for Shared Health. Siragusa says COVID-19 is greatly affecting health-care system staff, as workers must self-isolate after being infected by a patient. She adds that help to respond to staffing issues will be announced on October 28. Both health officials urge people to stay home if they are sick. (no interpretation)

(Portions of this event are not available due to technical problems at the source)