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Thirteen persons sentenced for violating anti-epidemic regulations
     The Department of Health (DH) today (April 13) announced that a total of 13 persons were sentenced by the Magistrates' Courts in the past week (April 6 to 12) for violating the Prevention and Control of Disease Regulation (Cap. 599A) or the Compulsory Quarantine of Persons Arriving at Hong Kong from Foreign Places Regulation (Cap. 599E).

     The 13 cases involved eight men and five women aged between 28 and 66. They were sentenced to imprisonment for up to 14 days, suspended for 12 months or a fine of up to $10,000 by the Magistrates' Courts.

     The DH will continue its actions against those who have breached the relevant regulations earlier.
Ends/Thursday, April 13, 2023
Issued at HKT 18:25
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