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Those told to self-isolate will face $5K fine if they do not: KFL&A Public Health

Those told to self-isolate will face $5K fine if they do not: KFL&A Public Health
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The order stems from anonymous tips about two people seen out socializing in public after being ordered by public health officials to self-isolate.

Over 700 people have been ordered to self-isolate in the Kingston region following a COVID-19 outbreak at Binh’s Nail Salon, which has been the link to 30 cases of the novel coronavirus over the last week.

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Dr. Kieran Moore, medical officer of health for the region, said public health investigated the anonymous tips and found them to be credible.

27 COVID-19 cases now linked to Kingston, Ont., nail salon outbreak

27 COVID-19 cases now linked to Kingston, Ont., nail salon outbreak

Going forward, public health will be able to fine an individual $5,000 if they are not in compliance with a self-isolation order.

This is the second public health order issued from Kieran Moore. The first came last week, ordering mandatory face coverings and masking in all public places in the Kingston region.
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