Cross Lake RCMP issued three tickets for violating COVID-19 public health orders Nov. 2-13

Cross Lake RCMP fined three people for failing to comply with provincial emergency orders under the Public Health Act between Nov. 2. and Nov. 13.

Two of these fines, issued Nov. 4 and Nov. 8, were to adult males for not self-isolating as directed and another was issued to a teenager from Winnipeg for travelling to Northern Manitoba in violation of a ban on non-essential travel to the region.

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A man in The Pas was fined by The Pas RCMP Nov. 7 for failing to self-isolate as directed.

Four other fines were issued by RCMP in the first two weeks of November, including one to a man in Fisher Branch and two to women in Peguis, all for failing to self-isolate as directed. A woman was fined by St-Pierre-Jolys RCMP for having more than five people at her residence.

RCMP officers across Manitoba also issued 42 verbal warnings between Nov. 2 and Nov. 13. Since April 9, the force has issued 119 warnings and 50 fines for failing to follow public health orders.

Manitobans living outside of Winnipeg should not call RCMP to report COVID-19 related issues. Reports can be made to the Manitoba Government Inquiry line at 1-866-626-4862.

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