Delhi Govt Impose fine of Rs 500/- for not wearing masks
Whereas notification No 52/DGHS/PH-IV/COVID-19/2020/prsecyhfw/13087-336 dated 13.06 2020, as further amended dated 20.11.2020 & 26.02.2022, in respect of The Delhi Epidemic Diseases, (management of COVID-19) Regulations, 2020 was issued.
And whereas, DDMA in its meeting held on 20.04.2022 noted that the positivity rate of COVID-19 infection has been increasing in Delhi over the past fortnight.
And therefore, the DDMA after examining all the relevant facts related to the issue of penal provisions for not adhering to the covid protocol of wearing of mask at public places, decided that, in relation to the clause 3(h) (c) whereby not wearing of face mask/cover in all public places has been made an offence, a fine of Rs. 500/- for not wearing of face mask/cover in all public places in Delhi will be imposed from immediate effect till further orders in compliance of Notification dated 26.02.2022. Further, the fine under this provision of the notification will not be applicable to persons travelling together in private four wheeler vehicles.
This issues with the prior approval of competent authority.
SPL. SECRETARY (H&FW)