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N.L. woman arrested again for allegedly not self-isolating

N.L. woman arrested again for allegedly not self-isolating
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ST. JOHN S, N.L. -- Police say a woman in Newfoundland has been arrested for a second time for allegedly refusing to stay inside after arriving from outside the province, contravening public health measures put in place to combat COVID-19.

The 53-year-old was arrested in the Curling area of Corner Brook, N.L., Thursday morning -- one day after she was released from custody for contravening special orders under Newfoundland and Labrador s Public Health Protection and Promotion Act.

She is currently back in custody awaiting a court appearance.

The woman has been charged with failing to abide by the special measures order and two counts of breaching a release order.

Contravening orders under the public health emergency measures could lead to a fine between $500 and $2,500 or a jail sentence of up to six months.
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