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Truro man ticketed for failing to self-isolate after entering NS

The Truro Police Service has made an arrest in a homicide that happened Sunday night. File/Global News

A Truro man has been charged after he failed to self-isolate for 14 days after entering the province, according to police.

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The Truro Police Service says they issued a ticket to a 65-year-old man after receiving several complaints that he was “blatantly disregarding self-isolation rules.”

“These measures are in place to help address the COVID-19 crisis we are facing,” read a press release issued Sunday evening.

“Everyone needs to do their part and practice social distancing, no social gatherings over 5 people, self isolate for 14 days upon entering Nova Scotia and take precautionary measures such as frequent hand washing.”

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The man was charged for violating section 71 of the Health Protection Act.

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