240 bookings for failure to wear mask
October 1, 2021 12:20 pm
[Source: Fiji Police]
The Police Force will be working closely with other stakeholders to ensure Fijians comply with COVID-safe measures.
The Force is stressing the need for compliance as Fiji prepares itself for further relaxation in restrictions from Monday.
In the last 48-hours, 240 Public Health Infringement Notices were issued for failing to wear a mask in public.
The Southern Division recorded the highest number with 224 notices issued for non-compliance.
14 Fijians were booked for failure to wear a mask while traveling in a public service vehicle and one was booked for failing to wear a mask while entering a shop.
Other bookings recorded during this period were for breach of curfew registering 13 cases while a PSV driver was booked for failing to comply with the 70% passenger capacity.
Police Officers are conducting visitations to the communities as well as businesses to ensure all COVID -safe measures are being enforced.