Police are urging community members required to be isolating to stay home, after up to six people were caught in the community in Albury over the last week.
Murray River Police District commander superintendent Paul Smith said police were focusing on helping health ensure people stayed isolated when they were meant to.
"Our focus has really changed and is on helping health ensure that those who need to stay isolated because they're a positive case or they're a close contact do so," he said.
"And if they need assistance in doing so, we're facilitating that for them."
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"If you've got a direction from health to stay home because you've been identified as a risk, whether you're a positive or a close contact, please do that for your safety, for your family's safety, for the community's safety."
Mr Smith said compliance overall had been good, but a few people had broken the law "with total disregard to the whole community".
"Just this week we had a man who was searched out in Dean Street in the early hours of the morning, COVID-positive, not in isolation, he received a penalty notice," he said.
"[Another] man was driving around not only putting the community at risk because he was intoxicated, but also COVID-positive, not isolating, he was arrested and charged and is before the court.
"And out yesterday we had a drug dealer who was out dealing drugs, COVID-positive, not isolating, putting the community at risk and on top of that he was in possession of a fraudulent COVID vaccine passport, he is before the court."
Mr Smith said businesses concerned about false vaccine passports should call the police or crime stoppers.
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