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Winnipeg, Dauphin restaurants fined under Manitoba’s public health act

Two restaurants in Manitoba are the latest to be fined under the current public health act.
Two restaurants in Manitoba are the latest to be fined under the current public health act. Getty Images

A seafood restaurant in Winnipeg and a chinese food restaurant in Dauphin are the latest to be fined under the current public health act in Manitoba.

Joey’s Only Seafood Restaurant on Regent Avenue was fined $2,542 on Wednesday for “failure to comply with the special measures prescribed in the Order by Chief Public Health Officer.”

In addition, Sung’s Restaurant in Dauphin was fined $486 for the same reason on May 5.

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Manitoba’s current public health act states that restaurants cannot be open to patrons, although they can be open for take-out or for patio dining.

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Manitoba’s Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Brent Roussin, and Premier Brian Pallister are expected to announce Phase 2 of the province’s reopening plan on Thursday.

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