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An Ontario Man Was Charged $1,130 For Not Self-Isolating After Getting Back From Florida

He potentially exposed the community.
Ontario Editor
Ontario's Self-Isolation Rules Were Ignored By A Man & He Got A Hefty Fine

One Ontario man just received a hefty fine after not self-isolating when getting back from his travels. 

According to police, a 41-year-old man returned to Canada on July 10, 2020, at Pearson Airport. He failed to follow Ontario's self-isolation rules, which resulted in a $1,130 fine. 

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It is certainly unfortunate and disheartening that anyone would place themselves and more importantly others at risk by not following the simple direction provided to them in respect to self-quarantine. 

Chief Gary Conn

The Chatham-Kent Public Health is now investigating after the 41-year-old man potentially exposed the community.

The man was on his way back from Florida and was meant to self-isolate until July 24. 

However, the police release does not say whether or not he has tested positive for COVID-19.  

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