38 COVID Tickets Last Week

38 COVID Tickets Last Week

WINNIPEG - The province says it issued 49 warnings and 38 tickets last week while enforcing the COVID-19 public health orders.

• 22 $1,296 tickets to individuals for various offences;

• 13 $298 tickets to individuals for failure to wear a mask in indoor public places;

• two $5,000 fines to businesses; and

• one $5,150 fine under the federal quarantine act.

15 of the 22 $1,296 tickets were in relation to gatherings in private residences or outdoors.

Since enforcement efforts began a year ago, a total of 3,541 warnings and 1,120 tickets have been handed out, resulting in more than $1.5 million in fines to businesses and individuals.

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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