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Posted On: 15 December 2020 10:30 am

97 people referred to Public Prosecution for violating covid-19 precautionary measures

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The Ministry of Interior reported on December 15 that 87 people were referred to the Public Prosecution for non-compliance with wearing masks in places where they are mandatory. The relevant authorities also referred 10 people for violating the limit allowed in a vehicle, which is specified as four including the driver, except for the members of the same family.

This is in line with the cabinet decision based on Law No. 17 of 1990 regarding infectious diseases.

As of December 15, there are now 3,002 people that have been referred to the Public Prosecution for not wearing masks and 252 people for not following the limit of people inside a vehicle.

The authorities have been continuously warning the public to follow precautionary measures like wearing masks, following social distancing and restricting the number of people in vehicles to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The competent authorities called on the public to adhere to the precautionary and preventive decisions in force to protect them and others from the spread of the Coronavirus in society.

Source: Ministry of Interior
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