Covid-Positive Man Caught By Police After Refusing To Self-Isolate

The man is now in quarantine


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A Terrigal man who refused to self-isolate after testing positive for Covid-19 has been detained by police. 

The man and his roommate were caught by police during the weekend and have now been placed in quarantine under police guard in Sydney. 

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The man is believed to have been infectious while in the community over several days until he was spotted hopping out of a cab by a neighbour. 

Authorities are not yet aware which locations the man visited while infected with the virus. 

The man along with three other people are believed to have been staying at the house during the man's infectious period. 

The two housemates are currently in special health care under the watch of authorities.

According to Central Coast Parliamentary Secretary Adam Crouch, the two other housemates have "done nothing wrong" and have been complying with health regulations by self-isolating. 

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15 September 2021




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