Ministry prosecutes 269 for violating Covid-19 protocols

Ministry prosecutes 269 for violating Covid-19 protocols By Joel Johnson - August 05, 2021

Ministry of Interior

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) officials booked 269 individuals in the country for violating preventive and precautionary measures that were enforced in order to curb the further spread of coronavirus (Covid-19). 

Among the booked 269 violators, 240 were booked for not wearing face masks in the public, 23  individuals were booked for not following mandatory social distances in places, five were found guilty for not installing mandatory Ehteraz application on their mobile phones, and one other person for violating the limit allowed in vehicles, which is specified as four persons including the driver, except the members of the same household. 

All of the violated individuals were referred to the public prosecution. 

The measures are in accordance with the Cabinet decision and Decree Law No. 17 of 1990 on infectious diseases, and the precautionary measures imposed in the region to limit the rapid spreading deadly disease.

The competent authorities urged all the citizens and residents to follow all the preventive measures kept in place to make sure their safety and the safety of other individuals in the country are assured. 


By Joel Johnson - August 05, 2021

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