A fine of 5 million won was sentenced to a woman in her twenties riding KTX, ignoring self-isolation measures by health authorities in relation to the COVID-19 quarantine.

Judge Oh Gyu-hee, the third exclusive criminal officer of the Busan District Law, said that a fine of 5 million won was sentenced to A, a woman in her twenties who was accused of violating the Infectious Disease Prevention and Management Act.

On April 18th, Mr. A visited a club in Busanjin-gu, Busan, and on the same day, a corona19 confirmed person came, according to a health authority investigation.

The health authorities notified Mr. A, who had overlapped traffic lines with the confirmed patient, that he would self-isolate at the residence by May 2, but Mr. A left his residence at around 5 pm on April 27 and went to Suwon by KTX train from Busan Station and went to Suwon at 4 pm the next day. At about o'clock, he violated self-isolation measures, such as taking the KTX train and returning to Busan Station.

Deputy Judge Oh said, "The extent of the violation is very serious for the defendant to travel long distances over two days in a situation where social harm was serious due to the corona spread and enormous human and material resources were invested in the response." It.

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