A Kentucky couple was fitted with ankle monitors and placed on house arrest after the wife tested positive for coronavirus but refused to sign self-quarantine documents, according to reports. Elizabeth Linscott said she got tested for COVID-19 as a precaution because she was planning to visit her parents in Michigan. She received a positive test result but showed no symptoms.
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She said the Hardin County Health Department asked her to sign documents agreeing to call them any time she left her house. The young mother claims she never refused to self-quarantine but said she would not sign the documents because of how they were worded, WAVE reported.
and they will one way or another https://t.co/axovCmzdrT— PeppermintPatty (@MgmPeppermint) July 19, 2020
“My part was if I have to go to the ER, if I have to go to the hospital, I’m not going to wait to get the approval to go,” Linscott told the station.
Elizabeth Linscott said she never refused to self-quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19, however, she didn't agree to the language in the papers the health department wanted her to sign. https://t.co/PJxpKxg7xe— KSL 5 TV (@KSL5TV) July 20, 2020
Kentucky couple fit with ankle monitors, placed on house arrest, for refusing to sign quarantine documents: reports— Chips (@Frying_Machine) July 19, 2020
'If I have to go to the ER, if I have to go to the hospital, I’m not going to wait to get the approval to go,' Elizabeth Linscott said.https://t.co/GHvQ6LqpfA
Yes we are, nope. Nothing! Just told me it would be escalated and law enforcement would be involved. Two days later, police show up with court orders and ankle monitors. 😡— Elizabeth Linscott (@mrselinscott) July 19, 2020
As a precaution before traveling to visit her parents in Michigan, Elizabeth Linscott said she was tested for the coronavirus. Linscott tested positive for the virus but exhibited no symptoms.https://t.co/OKxAwUNlQi— JoPatti (@JoPatti7) July 20, 2020