274 bookings for failure to wear a mask – Police

A Police officer on patrol in Suva. Picture: FIJI POLICE

Police continue to record daily bookings of breaches of COVID-19 safety measures.

Police said it issued more than 200 public health infringement notices over the last seven days.

It reported that from October 18 to October 24, PHINs were issued for breach of COVID-safe measures, with failure to wear a mask in public accounting for 274 bookings.

Police said the Southern Division recorded the most bookings with 237 cases, followed by the Western Division with 36 cases, and one case in the Eastern Division.

Failure to wear a mask in a public service vehicle accounted for two bookings while fi e PSV drivers were booked for failing to comply with the 80 per cent passenger capacity guidelines.

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