Ministry books 552 for violating Covid-19 preventive methods

  • 4 months   ago
The Ministry of Interior (MoI) officials booked 552 people in the country for violating preventive and precautionary measures that were enforced in order to curb the further spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. 
Among the booked 552 individuals, 355 people were booked for not wearing face masks in the public, 193 were booked for not following social and safe distances, two individuals were booked for not installing Ehteraz application on their mobile phones, and two other individuals were booked for permitting more than the maximum number of persons in the vehicle, which is specified as four individuals including the driver, except when they are from the same household. 
All of the individuals that violated Covid-19 preventive methods 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. 
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