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Canada Summerside man issued $1K fine for violating COVID-19 health order to self-isolate

20:47  31 march  2020
20:47  31 march  2020 Source:   cbc.ca

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a car parked on the side of a road: Summerside Police issued a fine to a man for violating public health orders relating to COVID-19 and self-isolation. © CBC Summerside Police issued a fine to a man for violating public health orders relating to COVID-19 and self-isolation.

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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Later on Monday, police and conservation officers went to the man's home to speak to him about self-isolation and found him walking on Water Street East. Again they urged him to self-isolate.

In a briefing last week, Attorney General and Minister of Justice and Public Safety Bloyce Thompson, announced strict fines for those who ignore the Chief Public Health Office's new health orders.

Law enforcement can now issue fines starting at $1,000 for the first offence, $2,000 for the second offence and $10,000 for the third and subsequent offences.

COVID-19: What you need to know

What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

Common symptoms include:

  • Fever.
  • Cough.
  • Tiredness.

But more serious symptoms can develop, including difficulty breathing and pneumonia, which can lead to death.

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Health Canada has built a self-assessment tool.

What should I do if I feel sick?

Isolate yourself and call 811. Do not visit an emergency room or urgent care centre to get tested. A health professional at 811 will give you advice and instructions.

How can I protect myself?

  • Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly.

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.

  • Clean regularly touched surfaces regularly.

More detailed information on the outbreak is available on the federal government's website.

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