Srinagar: As many as 2173 people were fined Rs 2.22 lakh during the last 24 hours for violating COVID-19 guidelines in Kashmir valley.
A police spokesperson on Friday said that continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of the second wave of Coronavirus, police has realized fine to the tune of Rs 2,21,900 from 2173 people in the valley for violating the various guidelines regarding COVID-19.
He said the special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines continued in all the districts of Kashmir to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by government to curb COVID-19 pandemic.
“Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures,” he added.