Pandemic Response System


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Provincial Response Level: CRITICAL

On Thursday, November 12, the province of Manitoba moved to the Critical level (red) on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System to halt COVID-19 transmission and protect Manitoba's most vulnerable citizens.

Changes to existing Public Health Orders will take effect Friday, February 12, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. and will remain in effect until 12:01 a.m. on March 5, 2021.

For information on province-wide restrictions at the Critical Level, see:

The following province-wide public health orders are in effect:

COVID-19 Cases in Northern

Map of COVID-19 Cases and Risks for All of Manitoba

Additional Restrictions


Cross Lake First Nation and Community of Cross Lake: CRITICAL

Public health orders that take effect on 12:01 a.m. on February 13, 2021, include:

  • public gatherings are not permitted
  • all businesses must be closed except for those providing essential services
  • community residents are required to stay at home
  • people should only leave their residence to seek testing or medical care, or to send one person from a household for essential supplies
  • people who work in essential services are able to leave their residence for work
  • non-medical masks must be worn outside the home

For more information, view the orders.


Grassroots Early Learning & Child Care Centre, Thompson: CRITICAL

Outbreak declared.


St. Paul's Personal Care Home, The Pas: CRITICAL

Outbreak declared/ Visitor restrictions in place.

Additional information on travel restrictions to northern Manitoba and remote communities

An order prohibiting travel to northern Manitoba was put into effect on December 9, 2020. The order states that no person shall travel into northern Manitoba or a remote community, with exceptions for the following people if they have no symptoms of COVID-19 and:

The following is also permitted into northern Manitoba or a remote community under the orders:

Further, all people entering northern Manitoba who are exempt as outlined above must ensure they have completed any mandatory self-isolation required in the Self Isolation Orders and must wear a mask as appropriate if using public transportation to get to northern Manitoba.

Travel within northern Manitoba is not restricted under the orders, though all non-essential travel is not recommended.

For detailed information, view the orders.

Possible public exposures to COVID-19 in Northern

If you visited one of these sites on the dates/times below, you do not need to self-isolate. However, you should self-monitor for symptoms and seek testing if symptoms develop.

Fact Sheet on Self-monitoring and Possible Public Exposures to COVID-19 (pdf)

Other Exposures

Possible public exposures are identified through case investigations conducted by public health officials. While no active public exposures have been identified at this time, members of the public are encourage to follow the fundamentals.

School Exposures

For current schools exposures in Manitoba visit: COVID-19 Dashboard: School-Aged Cases and School Staff Cases in Manitoba

Past Exposures:

Additional Resources

Northern Health Region - Critical Level

Mask Use in Public Spaces

Mask Use in Restricted/Private Spaces