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Man fined for visiting supermarket whilst awaiting COVID-19 test results.

A man has been fined after ignoring self-quarantine obligatuions given to him by his doctor as he awaited COVID-19 test results.

Officers attached to Tuggerah Lakes Police District attended a home on Fraser Road, Long Jetty on Thursday (23 April 2020), and spoke to 62-year-old man in relation to his requirements to isolate until medically cleared.

Following inquiries, police ascertained that the man had visited a supermarket and he was issued with an infringement notice for not complying with ministerial directions.