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Lithuania makes breaking self-isolation rules a criminal offence

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

The Lithuanian parliament, Seimas, passed law amendments on Tuesday criminalising the breaking of self-isolation rules, punishable by up to a year in prison. People who have been informed about having an infectious disease, about the necessary protective measures, but who continued to be in touch with other people, thereby causing a risk of infection to others, can now face criminal liability. Therefore, if people diagnosed with Covid-19 break self-isolation and…