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Canada COVID-19: Albertans face $1000 fines for ignoring self-isolation rules

01:10  26 march  2020
01:10  26 march  2020 Source:   edmontonjournal.com

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Albertans who ignore directives to self isolate now face a fine of up to $1000, Premier Jason Kenney said Wednesday afternoon at a COVID-19 update.

Kenney said tickets can now be issued by community peace officers, as well as police, for anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19, or has symptoms, or is returning from out of the country and fails to self-isolate.

Courts will also now be able to administer fines of up to $100,000 for a first offence and up to $500,000 for subsequent offences, penalties primarily targeted at businesses who ignore public health orders.

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Coronavirus: $ 1000 on the spot fine if you don't self isolate. Anyone found not going into isolation for 14 days after returning from overseas, not quarantining after being found to have COVID - 19 , being involved in a mass social Businesses face being slapped with a 00 fine for violating the rules .

Provincial that must be obeyed to avoid fines include:

•Any individual who has travelled outside of Canada must go into mandatory self-isolation for 14 days from their return, plus an additional 10 days from the onset of any symptoms should they occur, whichever is longer.

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All Albertans who have travelled outside the country are asked to self-isolate for 14 days immediately upon return to limit the spread of COVID - 19 . Snowbirds who are returning to Alberta from the U.S. must follow self - isolation rules or else the government will enforce them, Premier Jason Kenney said

State governments have warned those ignoring instruction to self -isolate will face hefty fines while police will be there to enforce it. Her warning came as Queensland had its biggest single-day jump in coronavirus cases, taking the number of people detected with the COVID - 19 to 61.

•Any individual who exhibits COVID-19 symptoms must self-isolate for a minimum of 10 days from the start of their symptoms, or until the symptoms resolve, whichever is longer. Symptoms include cough, fever, shortness of breath, runny nose, or a sore throat.

•Any individual who has been identified by as a close contact of a person(s) with COVID-19 must go into mandatory self-isolation for 14 days from the date of last having been exposed to COVID-19, plus an additional 10 days from the onset of any symptoms should they occur, whichever is longer.

•Mass gatherings must be limited to no more than 50 attendees.

•Access to public recreational facilities, private entertainment facilities, bars and nightclubs is prohibited.

•Visitation to long-term care and other continuing care facilities is limited to essential visitors only.

Summerside man issued $1K fine for violating COVID-19 health order to self-isolate .
Summerside police say a 27-year-old man has been issued a $1,000 fine for violating a public health order to self-isolate upon returning from another province. Police issued the summary offence ticket under the Public Health Act at about 10 a.m. Tuesday morning on Granville Street in Summerside. The man was spotted in the passenger seat of a vehicle. It was not the first time he had been warned by officials to remain at home and self-isolate. Police first discovered that the man had recently returned from a trip off-Island at a traffic stop on Monday morning. They warned him that he needed to return home and self-isolate.

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