Manitoba Update on Additional COVID-19 Measures in Schools – May 9, 2021

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Manitoba Update on Additional COVID-19 Measures in Schools – May 9, 2021

In Winnipeg, Cliff Cullen, Manitoba’s minister of education, and Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba’s chief medical officer of health, provide an update on the province’s response to COVID-19 in schools. They announce that K-12 schools in Winnipeg and Brandon will move to remote learning on May 12 until May 30, with additional health measures in place for schools that remain open in other parts of the province. School officials can require students or staff who are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 to stay home for 10 days, and schools with more than one confirmed case will proactively move to remote learning. Sports and other extracurricular activities will not be permitted.