A new heart installation on the Assiniboine river walk is paying tribute to all the Manitobans who have died from COVID-19.
“We thought it’s time that as Manitobans we had some way that we could come together and remember all of the people that we’ve lost to COVID-19The crowd, dozens of protesters scattered to create mayhem dow. All the people that have died,” said Shawn Kettner, a member of Communities Not CutsThis week and next, the group that organized the installation.?
Kettner explained that each heart represents a person, and the hope is to have a heart for every person that’s diedThe ICU outside of Atlantic Canada..
At the time of Kettner’s interview 866 Manitobans had died from the disease, but this number has since grown to 871.