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Man who brought COVID to Byron Bay to be charged

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A man, identified by the ABC as Mr Radovanovic, will be served a Future Court Attendance Notice today for breaching public health orders after he visited the Byron Bay and surrounding areas.

Following inquiries, including appeals for public assistance, the 52-year-old man from Rose Bay will be charged after he allegedly travelled from Sydney to Byron Bay and the surrounding area, without a reasonable excuse and in contravention of the public health orders according to Assistant Commissioner Peter McKenna.

The ABC has reported that Mr Radovanovic who drove, with his two children who are also infected with the CVOID-19 virus, from Sydney to Byron Bay.

The Guradian has reported that Mr Radovanovic also left a family member in Sydney who had the virus and is now also in hospital.

The Future Court Attendance Notice will be served on the man at the Lismore Base Hospital with strict bail conditions.

He will appear at Lismore Local Court on Monday, 13 September, 2021.

Inquiries are ongoing.

Anyone who has information regarding individuals or businesses in contravention of a COVID-19-related ministerial direction is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.


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2 COMMENTS

  1. How about a civil lawsuit from all the local businesses that are suffering as a direct result of this man’s actions.

  2. Wow – I thought this story was going to be about Anthony Fauci… my bad.

    Weren’t we told it was in the sewage a few weeks back?

    This guy may well be the first “known” to bring it and I for one am not fond of his actions, but let’s not blindly persecute one foolish individual at the bottom of the tree, let’s look beyond collectively and prosecute all those who were playing games with humanity.

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