Spitting and consumption of tobacco in public locations, violation of COVID-19 quarantine guidelines, not sporting masks, and never sustaining social distancing will now entice a advantageous of Rs 2,000 within the nationwide capital, in accordance with a notification issued by the Delhi authorities on Friday.
The rise within the advantageous quantity from earlier Rs 500 got here at a time the nationwide capital recorded a spike in coronavirus instances.
The notification was issued by the well being division following Lt Governor Anil Baijal’s approval.
On Thursday, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had introduced sweeping measures to sort out the pandemic, together with a steep Rs 2,000 advantageous for not sporting masks, reservation of 80 per cent ICU beds in non-public hospitals and doubling of testing centres in each district.
The nationwide capital has witnessed a spurt in coronavirus instances since October 28, when the every day rise breached the 5,000-mark for the primary time, and it crossed the 8,000-mark on November 11.