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Traveller breaches Quarantine

Front Pages 22 Nov, 2020 1 Comments Follow News

Traveller breaches Quarantine

An alleged breach of isolation protocols by travellers who have been quarantining at residence has been reported to the Royal Cayman Island Police Service (RCIPS) and appropriate action has been taken.

The Mobile Compliance Team, Public Health and RCIPS visited the property on Thursday 19th November to establish the facts of the incident and can confirm that the offender has been warned for intended prosecution.

This matter is under investigation and a completed file will be sent to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution for a decision.

Standard protocol is that the travellers, along with their household will be either moved to a Government facility or monitored under 24 hour security detail, at the traveller’s expense.

As the travellers in question have not yet completed their mandatory 14 day isolation period, out of an abundance of caution Public Health is completing contact tracing and any residents found to have been in close contact with the travellers in question will be contacted.

The public and travellers should be reminded that if found in breach of mandatory isolation they will be warned for intended prosecution and are liable on conviction to a fine of ten thousand dollars and imprisonment for two years.

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Nancy Harris

23 Nov, 2020

These people should do the two years as well.