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Regina man issued $2,800 ticket for disobeying COVID-19 public health orders

Regina police say a man has been fined $2,800 for disobeying COVID-19 Public Health Orders surrounding indoor private gatherings. File / Global News

The Regina Police Service says a man was issued a $2,800 ticket under the Saskatchewan Public Health Act for disobeying COVID-19 public health orders.

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Police say they received a complaint of a large gathering at a home in the 1600 block of Montague Street at about 1:15 a.m. Sunday.

When officers arrived, police say they confirmed seven people were inside the home.

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The resident of the home was issued a $2,800 ticket.

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Under the province’s current public health order, households are not allowed any visitors unless it is a single person living on their own, who is then allowed to meet with one household of under five people.

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