Manitoba’s top doctor is calling on some medical professionals to stop stigmatizing people based on their occupation, after receiving reports that truckers were denied medical appointments and flu shots over COVID concerns.
An employee at the poultry plant in Blumenort, Man. has died after contracting COVID-19.
A spokesperson for Exceldor, the company that runs the plant, confirmed the news to CTV News in an email, saying the employee died on Oct. 11.
Two new COVID-19 deaths have been announced within the Parkview Place long-term care home in Winnipeg, and now public health officials have found staffing levels and support are a concern within the home and said improvements must be made.