Rs 4 crore fine collected from maskless people in less than a month in Mumbai

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Mumbai police have collected a fine of Rs 4 crore in less than a month from two lakh people in town, who have been discovered not sporting masks regardless of the surge in COVID-19 instances, an official mentioned on Thursday. The quantity was collected from February 20, he mentioned.

“Rs four crore fine was collected from two lakh people at different locations across the city after they were found not wearing mask,” Mumbai police spokesperson DCP S Chaitanya mentioned.

“While 50 per cent of the collected fine will go to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the rest of the amount will be used for the police welfare activities,” he mentioned, including that the drive would proceed.

Mumbai on Wednesday reported its highest one-day rise in COVID-19 instances to date with 5,185 new infections coming to mild, which took the caseload in the nation’s monetary capital to three,74,611.

There are 39 energetic containment zones in town, which embrace slums and chawls, whereas 432 buildings have been sealed to date after sufferers have been discovered there, the civic physique has mentioned.

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