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The Government of Manitoba recently introduced a four-tier colour-coded “Pandemic Response System” that allows public health officials to modify COVID-19-related restrictions in particular parts of the Province. The system gives the Provincial Government the ability to enact different restrictions on various locations in the Archdiocese of Winnipeg. Details on public health guidelines can be found on www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/.   

Summary of CURRENT COVID-19-Related Restrictions
in the Archdiocese

Updated: September 25, 2020

As of Monday, September 28, North Winnipeg Deanery: Orange (Restricted)

  • Limit on faith gatherings (Mass): 30% of church capacity
  • Limit on weddings, baptisms and funerals: 10 people (indoors, 20 people outdoors)
  • Maintain physical distancing
  • Face masks required

As of Monday, September 28, Central Winnipeg Deanery: Orange (Restricted)

  • Limit on faith gatherings (Mass): 30% of church capacity
  • Limit on weddings, baptisms and funerals: 10 people (indoors, 20 people outdoors)
  • Maintain physical distancing
  • Face masks required

As of Monday, September 28, South Winnipeg Deanery: Orange (Restricted)

  • Limit on faith gatherings (Mass): 30% of church capacity
  • Limit on weddings, baptisms and funerals: 10 people (indoors, 20 people outdoors)
  • Maintain physical distancing
  • Face masks required

Westman Deanery: Yellow (Caution)

  • Limit on faith gatherings (Mass): 30% of church capacity
  • Limit on weddings, baptisms and funerals: 50 people indoors, 100 people outdoors
  • Maintain physical distancing
  • Face masks recommended

Parkland Deanery: Yellow (Caution)

  • Limit on faith gatherings (Mass): 30% of church capacity
  • Limit on weddings, baptisms and funerals: 50 people indoors, 100 people outdoors
  • Maintain physical distancing
  • Face masks recommended

Interlake Deanery: Yellow (Caution)

  • Limit on faith gatherings (Mass): 30% of church capacity
  • Limit on weddings, baptisms and funerals: 50 people indoors, 100 people outdoors
  • Maintain physical distancing
  • Face masks recommended

As of Monday, September 28, the following churches will also be under Orange restrictions.

  • Notre Dame Church (Selkirk)
  • Christ the King Church (Stonewall)
  • St. Joseph's Church (Stony Mountain)
  • St-François Xavier Church (St-François Xavier)
  • St. Theresa's Church (West St. Paul)
  • St. Margaret's Church (Little Britain)

Click here to check which Deanery your parish is part of.


The Province of Manitoba's colour-coded risk levels

green: Limited Risk

The spread of COVID-19 is broadly contained and a vaccine and/or effective treatment for COVID-19 is available.

Transmission of the virus is at very low to undetectable levels between household and close contacts. There may be single or isolated small outbreaks, which are quickly contained. Community transmission is low to undetectable.

Yellow: Caution

Community transmission of COVID-19 is at low levels.

Household and close contact transmission could be occurring in Manitoba. There may be single or isolated small cluster outbreaks which are quickly contained. Community transmission is low to undetectable.

Orange: Restricted

Community transmission of COVID-19 is occurring. However, the virus is being transmitted at levels that public health and the health system can manage.

New clusters are more common, but can be controlled through testing and contact tracing. The health care system is able to manage COVID-19 case levels.

Red: Critical

Community spread of COVID-19 is not contained and/or there are significant strains on our health care system.

The virus is being transmitted at levels that public health and the health system cannot manage. Extensive community transmission is occurring. There are widespread outbreaks and new clusters that cannot be controlled through testing and contact tracing. The health care system may be close to or over capacity.


This information is taken from the Government of Manitoba website. For a detailed description of the four levels and what they mean to you, read Manitoba’s COVID-19 Response Level System Summary (pdf).

 

 

 

Manitoba Provincial Response Level: Yellow (Caution)


Archdiocesan Memos

Please continue to refer to memoranda from the Archbishop for details on the Archdiocese's Protocols related to COVID-19. You may view them here.

MB Provincial Government

We encourage everyone to visit the Government of Manitoba website, Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living, for the latest public health news on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Click here to view the website