Australian couple threatened with 12 months in prison for refusing COVID test

“Western Australia: Samuel and Deanna traveled to Queensland last winter and refused to get PCR tests when they returned home to Perth. Despite a long quarantine of 24 days without symptoms, authorities threatened 12 months in prison and/ or a $50,000 fine per individual for refusing the test. They were told that “reasonable force” could be used to make them comply. Police said that, if the health department authorized coming into their home, they could do so without a warrant.”

Watch an interview with the couple telling their story with recorded phone calls with the health department. This story is developing.

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