In accordance with Summerside Police, 5 folks had been charged with not self-isolating lower than an hour after arriving in PEI on Friday night.
In a press launch, the police mentioned they’d obtained a name shortly after 8 p.m. on Friday. The caller mentioned there was a automobile with Ontario license plates within the Walmart parking zone on Granville Road in Summerside, and the automobile had “baggage hooked up” to it.
The caller feared the automobile may need simply arrived within the province.
With a couple of exceptions, anybody who comes all the way down to PEI should self-isolate for 2 weeks to cut back the probability of spreading COVID-19.
When the police obtained to the parking zone, the automobile was empty. Shortly thereafter, police mentioned, 5 folks got here from Walmart and returned to the automobile. You had been arrested by the police.
Police mentioned an investigation discovered the 5 had come to the island from Ontario lower than an hour earlier.
All 5 had been charged beneath the Public Well being Act for failing to self-isolate as required.
Extra from CBC PEI