A total of 58 warnings and six tickets were issued for the week of July 12 to 18, including four $1,296 tickets to individuals, one $298 ticket to an individual for failure to wear a mask in an indoor public place and one $2,542 ticket to a repeat offender.
Officials advise that three of the four $1,296 tickets issued to individuals were in relation to gatherings in private residences or outdoors. Enforcement officials continue to investigate all large gatherings and rallies they are made aware of.
Manitobans are advised that conservation and park patrol officers are enforcing public health and state of emergency orders within provincial parks.
Almost 3,300 personnel across various agencies are empowered to enforce public health orders to protect Manitobans. This includes RCMP, law enforcement agencies, provincial employees and municipal partners, such as the City of Winnipeg.
Since enforcement efforts began in April 2020, a total of 5,145 warnings and 2,061 tickets have been issued, resulting in more than $2.8 million in fines to businesses and individuals.
Updated enforcement statistics are posted online weekly at manitoba.ca.
Manitobans are urged to continue reporting compliance and enforcement issues by visiting manitoba.ca and completing the reporting form, or by calling 204-945-3744 or (toll-free) 1-866-626-4862 and pressing option three on the call menu.
Additional data related to COVID-19, including data on enforcement, vaccines, outbreaks as well as some downloadable and historic data, can be found at geoportal.gov.mb.ca.
The Manitoba government is taking strong action to protect Manitobans and ensure timely access to care.
Manitobans are reminded to adhere to all current public health orders. Stick to the fundamentals of physical distancing, hand washing and wearing a mask. For more information on COVID-19 in Manitoba, visit manitoba.ca.