An Aylesbury woman who failed to self-isolate after she had tested positive for coronavirus has been ordered to pay nearly £1,500.

Kathleen Stokes, 41, of Lay Road in Aylesbury, has been fined £1,000 and ordered to pay a further £450 in costs after she breached lockdown restrictions last year.

On January 15, 2021, Stokes failed to self-isolate after she had been contacted and told she had tested positive for Covid-19.

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At a hearing at Wycombe Magistrates’ Court on January 20, 2022, the court heard how Stokes was not found at her home address after she was told she had to isolate.

Stokes pleaded not guilty to a charge of failing to comply with self-isolation requirements at the hearing, and was found guilty by the magistrates after she failed to attend.

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