Covid-19 infected shopper in Spain faces fine of up to €60,000

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BODY FOUND: An abandoned car was discovered close to the deceased. CREDIT: Guardia Civil (file pic)

A Covid-19 infected shopper faces a fine up to €60,000 after going to the supermarket with his wife 24 hours after testing positive for the virus.

THE man, 49 and wife, 38, were stopped by the Guardia Civil after being seen shopping together in Calahorra, La Rioja.

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When questioned, the husband produced a medical certificate which showed he had tested positive the day before, and therefore should have been self-isolating.

He was denounced for public health offences and faces a fine of €3,001 to €60,000. Serious, repeat offenders can be fined up to €600,000.



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