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Q and A about COVID-19

See the COVID-19 FAQ's below for detailed information.

Do I have to wear a mask indoors in Manitoba? 
Everybody must wear a mask indoors except for athletes actively training or competing.

Do I need to show proof of vaccination?
Effective March 1st, proof of vaccination is no longer required.
Public Health Order Bulletin

What do I do if I have symptoms?
You need to isolate for 10 days from the last exposure and seek testing.  See the “What do I do if I have symptoms” flow chart below to determine your next steps.

What if I test positive?
You must self isolate.  Isolation period requirements differ based on vaccination status.  See “What if I tested positive” below to determine your next steps.

COVID-19 FAQ's

Most frequent questions and answers - Updated February 16th, 2022.

Everyone must wear a mask upon entrance to the any building in Manitoba and continue to wear it at all times, except for athletes when actively training or competing.

As of March 1st, proof of vaccination is no longer required in City of Winnipeg facilities (Pan Am Pool).

Please follow the flowchart below to determine your next steps if you are experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms. 

 

Public health orders require Manitobans to isolate if they have tested positive for COVID-19 from a laboratory-based test or on a rapid COVID-19 test.

Isolation period requirements differ based on vaccination status:
  • People who are fully vaccinated and do not have symptoms need to isolate for five days from the date of their positive test.
  • People who are fully vaccinated and have symptoms need to isolate for five days from the day their symptoms started or the date of the test, whichever is later. They must also continue to isolate until they no longer have a fever and their other symptoms have been improving over the past 24 hours.
  • People who are not fully vaccinated need to isolate for 10 days from the date of their positive test. They must also continue to isolate until they no longer have a fever and their other symptoms have been improving over the past 24 hours.

Note: Fully vaccinated people must wear a medical grade mask in public settings for five days after their isolation period and also avoid any non-essential visits to high-risk settings or non-essential contact with individuals at high risk for severe disease.

As of February 15, 2022, close contacts of a person who tests positive for COVID-19 will no longer be required to self-isolate. Public health continues to recommend self-isolation for people who live in a household with others who have symptoms or tested positive for COVID-19 but it will no longer be required.  Close contacts and household members should self-monitor for symptoms.