Regina man who tested positive for COVID-19 fined for failing to self-isolate: RPS
The sign in front of Regina Police Headquarters is pictured in this file photo. (Brendan Ellis/CTV News)
REGINA -- A Regina man who tested positive for COVID-19 was issued a ticket for refusing to self-isolate, according to police.
In a release, the Regina Police Service said officers were dispatched to the downtown area on Wednesday evening to find a 52-year-old man who tested positive for the virus. He was reportedly aware of his COVID-positive status, but chose to leave his home.
Police said the man was found in the area of 13th Avenue and Albert Street.
He was issued a $2,800 fine and escorted back to his residence. This is the ninth ticket related to COVID-19 Public Health Orders Regina police have handed out since the beginning of the pandemic.