Fines still being issued for breaching quarantine in the NT

The NT's border road blocks remain. Picture: Defence Media.
The NT's border road blocks remain. Picture: Defence Media.

Despite the removal of internal travel restrictions, NT Police are still handing out fines for those who breach quarantine.

People travelling to the NT are allowed now to quarantine at home but there are those still taking part in mandatory quarantine.

Police have issued an infringement notice for failing to abide by the Chief Health Officer Directions issued under section 56 of the Public and Environmental Health Act 2011.

A 23-year-old woman breached her mandatory quarantine by leaving her hotel in Alice Springs.

The infringement penalty for an individual is $1099 and $5495 for a business.

NT Police and Environmental Health Officers continue to undertake compliance activities.

A total of 14,945 compliance checks have now been completed and 63 fines issued.

There are no active cases of coronavirus in the NT.

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