Britons who break COVID-19 self-isolation rules to face heavy fine


© Reuters. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits headquarters of the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust in London

LONDON (Reuters) – British people who break new rules requiring them to self-isolate if they have been in contact with someone infected with COVID-19 will face a fine of up to 10,000 pounds ($12,914), Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday.

“People who choose to ignore the rules will face significant fines,” Johnson said in a statement.

The new rules will come into force on Sept. 28, and some low-income workers will receive government support worth 500 pounds if they suffer a loss of earnings, the government said.

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