According to a notification issued by the Delhi government on Friday, there will now be a fine of Rs 2,000 for consumption and spitting of tobacco in public places besides violating Kovid-19 isolation rules in the national capital, not wearing masks and not following social distance.
Fines have been increased in the national capital amid an increase in corona virus cases. Earlier this fine was 500 rupees. The Health Department issued this notification after the approval of Lt. Governor Anil Baijal.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced comprehensive measures to deal with the current epidemic. They included a fine of Rs 2,000 for not wearing a mask, reserving 80 per cent ICU beds in private hospitals and doubling the number of testing centers in each district. Corona virus cases have increased in Delhi since October 28.