RCMP arrest four people under Health Protection Act

COVID-19 Online First

DARTMOUTH – Nova Scotia RCMP charged four people under the Health Protection Act, in relation to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Two people were charged on March 31 for failing to self-quarantine or self-isolate after returning from out of country. Two others were charged for failing to maintain a social distance of two metres or six feet. All four individuals were fined $1,000.

A press release from RCMP says: “Nova Scotians are very good at looking out for one another in times of need. We are asking people to help protect their communities by reporting crime and suspicious behaviour to police, and by adhering to the steps outlined by government to reduce the spread of COVID-19.”