A teenager in South Australia is reportedly facing two years in prison after allegedly partying while COVID-positive.
The South Australia police said in a statement that Ralph MacIntosh, 19, was arrested after he continued to party at a night club after finding out he was COVID positive.
"Today, Tuesday 28 December, SAPOL COVID-19 investigators from Licensing Enforcement Branch arrested a 19-year-old man from Kensington Park and charged with failing to comply with directions under Section 28 of the Emergency Management Act. It will be alleged the man remained at a city night club and did not quarantine after being informed by SA Heath that he had returned a positive COVID-19 test."
MacIntosh allegedly continued to party it up at Adelaide night club Loverboy. Roughly 150 staff and other patrons are now under quarantine.
MacIntosh will face $20,000 in fines and two years prison time. 9News reports that he is out on bail.