A woman has been issued a £200 fine for refusing to self isolate after testing positive for Covid.

The woman, from Braintree was issued a fixed penalty ticket for not staying home.

She tested positive for Covid and decided not to self-isolate and went out at least twice.

Government guidelines mean anyone who develops symptoms of Covid-19 or who tests positive should stay home and self-isolate immediately for ten days.

Police have also issued a fine to a women who drove a 120-mile round trip from Colchester to Norwich to deliver a present.

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