WINNIPEG – Manitoba is demanding that all frontline provincial workers working with vulnerable populations be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of October.

Prime Minister Brian Pallister says that among affected workers are health care providers, teachers , Springer, prison guards and all government employees, including MPs.

More than 81 percent of eligible Manitobans have received their first dose of vaccine and 75.5 percent are fully vaccinated.

The province has a fourth wave of the Pandemic looming in other areas of Canada held back despite easing public health restrictions almost a month ago.