Ukraine’s govt determines fines for not wearing masks in public places

Source : 112 Ukraine

The fines for legal persons are much larger
17:57, 1 July 2020

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The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine established fines for not wearing facial masks in public places. The proper decision was made during the government’s session on July 1, as Ukrayinska Pravda reported.

“For individuals, the fines are not really large, in fact, the reduction of the fines is provided by the common rules of the violation of the quarantine. For legal persons, the sums are larger – from 200 up to 300 personal exemptions of the citizens (from 3,400 ($126.79) up to 5,100 hryvnia ($190.19),” Justice Minister Denys Maluska said.

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He added that the responsibility for not wearing masks will be provided in the Code on administrative offenses and particularly, there will be the responsibility for a legal person: owners of the building, facilities, and public transport during the stay of the citizens who are obliged to admit people only with masks.

As we reported, according to the governmental decree, the city authorities have decided to strengthen anti-epidemic measures in Kyiv.

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As we reported earlier, as of July 1, 44,998 cases of coronavirus infection were registered in Ukraine. 664 new cases have been confirmed over the last 24 hours.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 1,173 people have died from the complications caused by the disease; (14 of them - over the past 24 hours). However, 19,548 patients have successfully recovered.

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