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 MIA, within the last 24 hours, as a result of monitoring activities carried out by the law enforcement officers 368 facts of breaching regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 have been revealed across the country.
"Police have fined 87 physical persons under the article 42 (10) envisaged by the Code of Administrative Offences. Among those who were fined are citizens who violated the restriction of movement from 9 pm to 5 am. In addition to the mentioned, 281 persons were fined for not wearing face masks, crime envisaged under the article 42 (11) of 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 a criminal offence committed under the Criminal Code of Georgia", - reads the statement.