City of Winnipeg-owned gyms, indoor pools, arenas and libraries closed after regular operations Friday night.
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Recreation and recreation programs are also suspended until further notice.
At a press conference on Friday, Manitoba’s chief public health officer Dr Brent Roussin said the latest lockdown is expected to last until at least May 30.
The City is ensuring that no layoffs of employees are planned for the moment and that the possibilities of redeploying staff affected by the closures are underway.
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Groups of more than five people, including members of the same household, will not be allowed in city parks or athletic fields, and park reservation requests will continue to be suspended.
Anyone who visits a park is also reminded to stay six feet away from anyone who is not in the same household.
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Although the community center facilities are owned by the city, they are governed by volunteer boards of directors. The city says each community center board is responsible for the management and operations of its center and is ultimately responsible for the decision to close.
–With a file by Shane Gibson
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