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Ottawa, Mar 22 (Canadian-Media): During her daily briefing on Parliament Hill, Canada's Health Minister Patty Hajdu said she was considering that monetary penalties as well criminal penalties for Canadian travelers who disobey government's advice to self-isolate when they return home, media reports said.
Patty Hajdu. Image credit: Facebook Page
The Quarantine Act, which was updated in 2005 after the deadly SARS outbreak empowers the federal health minister to designate quarantine zones and fine or jail travelers who disobey quarantine requests.
More Canadians are expected to make it home in the coming days.