Two people charged for quarantine violation, fined 1K

Two Americans charged with breaking Canada's quarantine rules

2 American visitors to Canada fined $1,000 for violating Quarantine Act

"If you don't follow these rules, you could face serious penalties", Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said at a news conference in Ottawa in June.

Police say the charge carries a fine of $1,000. The duo made several stops in Ontario, despite being asked to remain isolated for 14 days.

On June 24, David and Anne Sippell of Excelsior, Minnesota entered into Canada at the International Falls/Fort Frances border crossing, according to Global News.

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Two Americans have been fined for breaking Canada's COVID-19 quarantine rules after being spotted multiple times in an Ontario town, police say.

The pair were instructed by Canada Border Services agents to self-quarantine for 14 days as stipulated by the federal government's mandatory quarantine order.

Police say both failed to comply with the order.

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The Minnesota duo were charged with failing to comply with an order prohibiting or subjecting to any condition the entry into Canada under the Quarantine Act.

To limit the spread of the coronavirus in Canada, anyone entering the country must quarantine for 14 days regardless of whether they have symptoms.

As a result, they've each been fined $1,000.

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