Over $47,000 dollars in fines were handed out to Manitobans in the past week for not following COVID-19 guidelines.

A total of 29 tickets were issued to individuals ($1,296 each), 16 for failing to wear a mask ($298 each), and one to a Manitoba business ($5,000 each). There were 46 fines issued in total.

Ashern Foods in Ashern was the only business to be fined in the past week.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, more than $1.2 million in fines have been issued to businesses and individuals in Manitoba.