Updated Mon, Nov 16th 2020 7:45 PM CET
Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain said on Monday that strict action will be taken against those who do not follow the Kovid-19 security rules in public places and in the last few days, the government has imposed a fine of about Rs 45 crore from those who violate the rules. is. Talking to reporters, Jain said that the problem is that many people are not afraid of this virus at all.
They said that they are roaming without masks and they do not even know they are at risk from infected people without symptoms. Jain said, “We are taking action against those who violate the security rules and will take strict action even further.” In the last few days, we have deducted invoices of around Rs 45 crore in case of not applying mask, not following the distance of two hours and violating safety rules related to Kovid-19.
When asked about the market situation, he said that the festive season is almost over, so now the purchase should also be reduced. Jain said, “But the problem is that many people are not afraid of this virus at all, while some people are very scared.” We have to balance. ”
Corona virus infection cases have been steadily increasing since October 28 in Delhi and for the first time more than 5,000 new cases were reported in the city that day. The situation is that more than 8,000 new cases were reported in one day on Wednesday last week. On Thursday, 104 people died due to infection in the city, which is the highest number of deaths in one day in more than five months. According to the bulletin released on Sunday, more than 4.85 lakh people have been infected in the city so far and 7614 people have lost their lives. The number of prohibited areas is 4,358 and 27,809 people are in home segregation.