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More than $20K in COVID-19 fines issued to Manitobans last week

By: Q Country/Star FM News
Posted: July 27, 2021 10:48

One $8,550 ticket was handed out to a person for failing to quarantine

Image: Brandon police service

Fewer COVID-19 enforcement fines were handed out last week.

The province says from July 19 to July 25, a total of 59 warnings and 10x tickets were issued, totaling $20,924.

They include;
- Five $1,296 tickets to individuals;
- Three $298 tickets to individuals for failure to wear a mask in an indoor public place; 
- One $5,000 ticket to a business; and 
- One $8,550 ticket under the Federal Quarantine Act.

Enforcement officials continue to investigate all large gatherings and rallies they are made aware of.

Manitobans are also advised that conservation and park patrol officers are enforcing public health and state of emergency orders within provincial parks.

Since enforcement efforts began in April 2020, a total of 5,204 warnings and 2,071 tickets have been issued, resulting in more than $2.8 million in fines to businesses and individuals.

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