A Couple Went To Yukon, Broke Quarantine & Lied To Get COVID-19 Vaccines

They went to great lengths to jump the COVID-19 vaccine line!

A couple has been charged after flying to a remote community in Yukon to get COVID-19 vaccines

According to the Toronto Star via The Canadian Press, the two chartered a flight up to Beaver Creek, Canada's most westerly community. 

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The couple reportedly broke the mandatory 14-day quarantine after arriving in the territory so that they could get to Beaver Creek.

Next, they lied and said that they were visiting workers so they could get COVID-19 vaccine doses. 

Apparently, Beaver Creek is a priority community for the COVID-19 vaccination rollout because it is so remote.

The man and the woman have been charged under Yukon’s Civil Emergency Measures Act for saying that they would self-isolate when they arrived but not actually doing it.

The maximum fine for offences like this is $500 and up to six months in prison. 

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