Located in the Province of Manitoba, the R.M. of Riding Mountain West incorporated on January 1st, 2015 via the amalgamation of the R.M. of Shellmouth-Boulton and the R.M. of Silver Creek.
The R.M. of Riding Mountain West consists of 8 wards and 1 Reeve.
Within the Municipality are three communities and several growing developments.
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Media Bulletin - Manitob
March 27, 2020
COVID-19 BULLETIN #33
Public health officials advise three additional probable cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m., bringing the total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba to 39 at this time. Manitoba has also recorded its first patient death. Patient specific details are not being released at this time.
Public health investigations are underway to determine additional details and to confirm the possible exposure of this/these case/cases.
As authorized under The Public Health Act, the following measures will be in place, effective
12:01 a.m. on Monday, March 30. Public gatherings will be limited to no more than 10 people at any indoor or outdoor place or premises. This includes places of worship, gatherings and family events such as weddings and funerals. This does not apply to a facility where health care or social services are provided including child-care centres and homeless shelters. Retail businesses including grocery or food stores, shopping centres, pharmacies or gas stations must ensure separation of one to two metres between patrons assembling in the business. Public transportation facilities must also ensure that people assembling at the facility are reasonably able to maintain a separation of one to two metres.
Other restrictions first introduced in a public health order issued on March 20 remain in effect.
Cadham Provincial Laboratory performed 606 tests on Thursday. As of March 26, a total of 6,203 tests have been performed.