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Zara Holland to Appear in Court for Breaching COVID-19 Regulations

The police in Barbados have confirmed reports that British actress and former Miss Great Britain, Zara Holland, 25, is scheduled to appear in a local court on Wednesday on charges of breaching Covid-19 regulations.

Holland, best known for her role in the British reality programme – Love Island – arrived in Barbados on December 27 with her boyfriend Elliot Love and was reportedly tested for COVID-19 the following day.

They were placed in quarantine and instructed to remain at a hotel until the results were known, however when personnel from the COVID-19 Monitoring Unit visited the resort, they then discovered that Holland had left the property without permission.

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Holland, along with her boyfriend – who later tested positive for the virus –  was later intercepted at the Grantley Adams International airport, attempting to leave the island.

On the weekend, Holland presented herself to the police and was served with a summons related to the offense.

In a statement published by Barbados Today, Holland was quoted as saying that the incident is a “massive mix-up and misunderstanding” and apologized to “the entire country of Barbados.”

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”I am currently working closely with the local authorities to rectify any issues on my part and will issue an update and full statement which I think is the only right thing to do to the government and citizens of Barbados.”

”I have been a guest of this lovely island in excess of 20 years and would never do anything to jeopardize an entire nation that I have nothing but love and respect for an island which has treated me as a family,” she said.

CMC

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