COVID-19: Manitoba to give update on Pan-Canadian proof of vaccination – Winnipeg
Manitoba well being officers are anticipated to provide an replace on the province’s plan to affix the federal authorities’s normal proof of COVID-19 vaccination system Monday.
Final week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced all provinces and territories have confirmed they are going to be transferring ahead with a standardized national proof of vaccination.
Manitoba’s chief public well being officer, Dr. Brent Roussin, might be joined by Well being Minister Audrey Gordon and Central Providers Minister Reg Helwer at a 2 p.m. press convention to debate the brand new proof of vaccination. World Information will stream the occasion dwell on this story.
Roussin can also be anticipated to provide an replace on Manitoba’s efforts towards COVID-19 on the media availability.
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The federal vaccine passport will present your identify, date of start, and COVID-19 vaccine historical past — together with which doses you bought, and once you obtained them, Trudeau stated final week.
The vaccine passport could have a standard feel and appear throughout the nation, in line with officers, together with a “Canada” wordmark within the prime nook.
Canadians will be capable of use the proof of vaccination system each inside Canada and for worldwide journey, the officers stated.
Officers stated the proof of vaccination system additionally complies with the SMART Well being Card normal, which makes use of expertise that can enable officers to confirm and authenticate the data with out giving entry to some other well being or id info.
— with information from Rachel Gilmore
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Symptoms can embody fever, cough and problem respiratory — similar to a chilly or flu. Some individuals can develop a extra extreme sickness. Individuals most vulnerable to this embody older adults and other people with extreme continual medical circumstances like coronary heart, lung or kidney illness. For those who develop signs, contact public health authorities.
To prevent the virus from spreading, consultants advocate frequent handwashing and coughing into your sleeve. In addition they advocate minimizing contact with others, staying residence as a lot as doable and sustaining a distance of two metres from different individuals when you exit. In conditions the place you’ll be able to’t maintain a protected distance from others, public well being officers advocate the usage of a non-medical face masks or overlaying to forestall spreading the respiratory droplets that may carry the virus. In some provinces and municipalities throughout the nation, masks or face coverings at the moment are necessary in indoor public areas.
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