The mask mandate for Winnipeg comes into effect on Monday but the mayor urged people to start wearing them immediately. Health officials said the restrictions will be in place for at least a month.
Public health officials are consulting with the restaurant industry and further restrictions could be coming, Roussin added.
For now, restaurants and bars can be open but people must wear a mask when they aren't seated at a table eating or drinking.
Roussin said rules for schools will not be affected. There have been positive cases in schools since students returned to classes earlier this month. The largest outbreak includes a cluster of 28 cases at John Pritchard School in Winnipeg's northeast.
There have been 1,764 COVID-19 cases in Manitoba and 487 are currently active. Thirteen people are in hospital and six are in intensive care. Nineteen people have died.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 25, 2020.
Public gatherings will be restricted to 10 people, both indoors and outdoors, and masks will be mandatory in indoor public places starting Monday including: