The NBA issued a public warning to players about the strict quarantine rules in Canada, which could lead to fines and arrests for those who violate
The NBA issued a public warning to players about the strict quarantine rules in Canada, which could lead to fines and arrests for those who violate the law enacted by the pandemic.
The Toronto Raptors play in neighboring the United States and all teams must visit the city at least twice during the regular round.
Those who violate Canada’s Quarantine Law face fines of $ 750,000 and up to six months in jail, The Athletic reported.
Sources: NBA players were informed unvaccinated players who breach quarantine in Toronto face criminal offense. Unvaccinated players only able to leave hotel for team activities. Per Canada’s Quarantine Act, violations could lead to up to 6 months in prison and / or $ 750K in fines.
– Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) October 7, 2021
Canadian regulations require all players to have a negative COVID test before entering Canada. In addition, those who are not vaccinated must stay in a different hotel from their colleagues who do.