The Premier of the province of Manitoba, state of Canada, issued a solemn appeal to the people on Friday. In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic and with the approach of the end of the year holidays, Brian Pallister urged residents “not to meet for Christmas”.
In his speech relayed on social networks, the leader appears very moved. “I’m the guy who has to tell you to stay away from each other during these holidays […] that you normally spend with your friends and family, ”said Brian Pallister with tears in his eyes. “I’m the guy who’s stealing Christmas. “
“I’m the guy who steals Christmas” Brian Pallister, premier of the Canadian province of Manitoba, pleaded with tears in his eyes to stay home for the holidays as the number of patients in intensive care and deaths of the #COVID19 keeps increasing pic.twitter.com/AQJLA2tB36
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“We are all in the same boat”
According to the Prime Minister, the inhabitants must “do what is right” by respecting the sanitary instructions. He assured that the caution observed this year would make the celebrations possible next year. “You don’t need to love me but I hope that in the years to come you will respect me for having the courage to tell you things,” the politician said.
At the start of his speech, Brian Pallister called a “dumb” anyone who thought the coronavirus was a lie. “We are all in the same boat”, insisted the leader. “Here’s what to do: stay safe, protect each other, love each other, take care of each other,” finally listed the elected.