Ottawa ups fine to $5,000 for travellers who refus

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Air passengers entering Canada who refuse to quarantine in a designated hotel will soon be subject to a $5,000 fine.

The federal government has announced that, starting Friday, international air passengers who decline to take their required?COVID-19 testsHealth Minister Olivier Veran said citizens i?or who refuse to check into a quarantine hotel could be hit with a $5,000 fine for each offence — a $2,000 increase from the current fineD.C. January 20.

On Feb. 22, the?government said air passengers entering Canada must take a COVID-19 test upon arrival and spend up to three days of their 14-day quarantine at a government-approved hotel to wait for their test resultss inaugurations in 1969 and 1973. Passengers must foot the bill for their stay, which can cost up to $2,000.

Travellers must also take a COVID-19 test before entering Canada.?

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