Last week 755 fines issued for breaches of Covid Regulations – the majority for not wearing face masks in public

Last week Enforcement Authorities issued at least 755 fines to persons who breached Covid-19 Regulations.

On social media the Government said the majority of breaches concerned not wearing face masks in public with 540 persons having been fined for this breach. In addition 176 were fined for congregating in groups larger than stipulated.

Nine catering establishments were also fined with over 5.600 inspections having taken place in catering establishments.

In addition, 26 persons breached the number of persons that can gather in a private residence while four others breached quarantine orders.