A 50 year old man has been arrested after allegedly failing to comply with isolation requirements upon returning from interstate.
Tasmania Police said they responded to reports of a man refusing to abide by isolation requirements on Sunday.
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"The man had been provided accommodation at a government facility for his period of isolation," they said.
"As a result of investigations undertaken by Police, it was established that a number of breaches of the isolation requirement had been committed by the man."
As a result of the investigation the man was arrested by police at the facility and taken to Launceston police station.
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He was charged with offences under the Public Health Act and is due to appear in the Launceston Magistrates Court at a later date.
Police said they are focused on ensuring people subject to isolation requirements comply with the measures.
They urged anyone with concerns to contact the COVID-19 hotline on 1800 671 738.
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