16th January 2022
  • 16th January 2022

People not wearing masks will be fined

By Team YourCoimbatore on 4th January 2022
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Health wing officials of the Coimbatore city corporation on Sunday slapped a fine of 200 each on 25 employees of a textile store on the busy Oppanakara Street for not wearing masks.

A team led by sanitary inspector A Salaith found that the employees and also people were not wearing masks though hundreds of people thronged the shop on Sunday.With Covid-19 cases increasing sharply in the wake of the new variant,
Omicron, spreading rapidly, health officials are vigilant to ensure that precautionary measures are followed.

“We are conducting surprise checks in public places and commercial establishments, where people gather in large numbers. As Covid-19 spreads more easily in crowded places, mask use and sanitiser use should be made mandatory,” an official said.

Special teams will be deployed on Sundays to ensure that precautionary measures are followed, he added. Likewise, people who are not following safety protocols will be fined on the spot.

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