Manitoba RCMP release statistics on COVID-19 enforcement

Winnipeg, Manitoba – Between April 28 and May 4, 2020, the Manitoba RCMP received 95 calls related to COVID-19. The majority of the calls were reports of ten or more people gathering at a location and not respecting the orders in place under The Public Health Act.

Enforcement was not required for any of the calls as they either did not fall under the purview of the RCMP or were resolved through education and/or guidance given by responding officers.

In 12 instances, officers attended the location of the complaint and issued a verbal warning.

MANITOBA RCMP response to Coronavirus disease
MANITOBA RCMP response to Coronavirus disease

No charges were issued during this reporting period.

The RCMP would like to thank all Manitobans for their continued support and cooperation.

Manitobans living outside of Winnipeg are reminded not to call 911 for COVID-19 related issues. Reports of non-compliance can be made to the Manitoba Government Inquiry line at 1-866-626-4862.

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