MIA exposes 573 facts of breaching the COVID-19 regulations

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 Coronavirus across the country, - reports the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

According to the MIA, within the last 24 hours, as a result of monitoring carried out by the law enforcers, 573 cases of violation of the regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 were revealed across the country.

"Police have fined 116 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, during the last 24 hours 457 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 in the amount of 20 GEL in accordance with the 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 the Article 42 (10) of 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.

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