The Manitoba government reported a total of 150 warnings and 161 COVID-19 related tickets were issued for the last week in May. One hundred and forty-four 1296 dollars tickets went to individuals in relation to gatherings in private residences or outdoors, nine 298 dollar tickets to individuals for failure to wear a mask in indoor public places, one 5150 dollar ticket to an individual for the Federal Quarantine Act, one 5000 dollar ticket to a business and six warrants to repeat offenders with a maximum penalty of 100 thousand dollars. Officials note this is the highest number of tickets issued in one week since enforcement efforts began in April 2020. Enforcement officials also continue to investigate several recent large gatherings and rallies and additional charges are expected.
Since enforcement efforts began a total of 450 warnings and 1681 tickets have been issued resulting in over 2.3 million dollars in fines to businesses and individuals.