MIA: Within the last 24 hours, 1244 facts of breaching regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 have been revealed across the country

Employees of the relevant structural units of the Ministry of Internal Affairs respond promptly to all cases of violation in order to prevent the spread of Novel Coronavirus across the country, - reports the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

According to the statement, law enforcement officers revealed 1244 facts of breaching regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 .

"Police have fined 67 physical persons under the article 42 (10) envisaged by the Code of Administrative Offences.In addition to the mentioned, 1177 persons were fined under the article 42 (11) envisaged by the Code of Administrative Offences.

The Ministry of Internal Affairs calls on the citizens to adhere to the imposed restrictions, otherwise, appropriate measures provided by law will be applied.

All persons on the territory of Georgia must follow requirements defined by the Georgian legislation on public health. The Ministry of Internal Affairs calls on citizens to demonstrate high public responsibility and comply with mentioned regulations.

Violation of the rule of wearing masks results in administrative liability and a fine of GEL 20 in accordance with Article 42 (11) of the Criminal Code.

Violation of the rules of isolation and quarantine shall result in administrative liability and fine in the amount of 2,000 GEL for physical persons and 10,000 GEL for a legal entity in accordance with Article 42 (10) under the Code of Administrative Offences. The secondary fine, will be treated as criminal offence committed under the Criminal Code of Georgia", - reads the statement.

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