COVID-19 tickets issued to two international travelers

Police issued summary offence tickets to two people for failing to follow the Health Protection Act.

At approximately 12 p.m. on May 26th, police investigated a report that two people from Halifax who had been traveling outside the country had not been self-isolating as required by public health regulations. Officers issued a summary offence tickets to the two people under section 71 (1) (b) of the Health Protection Act for failing to comply with the act and its regulations which carries a fine of $2,422.

HRP is reminding everyone to follow the current public health measures related to the COVID-19 emergency. We strongly advise members of the public to continue to educate themselves on these public health directives and COVID-19 enforcement measures, including those related to illegal gatherings and associated fines, at

Enforcement of these restrictions remains a vital part of the overall strategy to curb the pandemic. We all must follow the rules and do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our communities.

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