Covid-19: No more fines in Delhi for not wearing masks in public

  • The decision to remove the fine was taken at a meeting of the DDMA chaired by lieutenant covernor Anil Baijal and came as the city recorded a significant decline in the number of fresh Covid-19 cases over the last few days
Until now, a fine of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>500 was imposed for not wearing masks in public places across the national capital.&nbsp;(HT Photo)
Until now, a fine of 500 was imposed for not wearing masks in public places across the national capital. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 31, 2022 07:38 PM IST
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The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Thursday decided to do away with a fine for not wearing face masks in public places amid a fall in Covid-19 cases. The nationwide tally currently stood below the 1,500-mark.

Until now, a fine of 500 was imposed for not wearing masks in public places across the national capital. In Novermber last year, it was increased to 2,000 when the city seeing a surge in cases. 

However, people are still advised to continue wear face masks. 

The decision to remove the fine was taken at a meeting of the DDMA chaired by lieutenant covernor Anil Baijal and came as the city recorded a significant decline in the number of fresh Covid-19 cases over the last few days.

The national capital on Wednesday added 123, while zero fatalities were reported over a span of 24 hours.

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