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Pandemic Response System

About the Pandemic Response System

The Pandemic Response System informs Manitobans of the current level of risk, provides public health guidance to Manitobans and explain the range of measures in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Manitoba.

This page outlines what restrictions and actions may be considered at this stage. This is not an indication of the current level in Manitoba, or any of its regions.

The province will update the provincial response level in response to the spread of the virus and other public health indicators.

To view the current alert levels, visit the Pandemic Response System main page.



The province would consider applying this alert level if:

  • Extensive community transmission of COVID-19 is occurring and is not contained.
  • There are widespread outbreaks and new clusters that cannot be controlled through testing and contact tracing.
  • The virus is being transmitted at levels that public health and the health system deem concerning or critical

Range of Response Measures

The following may be considered if this alert level is applied:

Detailed Description of Levels

People at higher risk of complications due to COVID-19 to take extra precautions and avoid closed spaces, crowded places and close contact settings.

Manitobans should wear masks in indoor settings where social distancing is not possible.

People with COVID-19 symptoms may contact Health Links - Info Santé for testing directions or go directly to a designated site to get tested.


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

Pandemic Response System