Acting Police Commissioner Rusiate Tudravu says they will be setting up snap checkpoints throughout the divisions as officers continue to conduct community visitations as well as keeping a close eye on business operators to ensure they are complying with health measures.
Tudravu says as announced yesterday, people can expect a surge in operations in support of the Ministry of Health’s containment and mitigation efforts.
Meanwhile, 95 Public Health Infringement Notices have been issued from Saturday till yesterday.
Police say of the 95 cases, 29 were for failing to wear a face covering in a public place, 13 for social gathering, 3 for failing to wear a mask in a public service vehicle, 37 for breach of curfew, 8 for failure to comply with orders in relation to consumption of liquor and kava in a public place and 4 for failure to comply with 50% capacity in a public service vehicle.
Police further says they encourage Fijians to report breaches and by doing so, they are protecting their families and communities from the virus.
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