In most of the interior, the airway obstruction ended on March 1. On the contrary, it is still mandatory in public transport, such as trains, buses, air transport and public transport. It is also necessary to wear respirators in residential social care and medical facilities.
In March this year, police officers found out in Prague 1310 cases of non-compliance with current regulations related to the coronavirus pandemic. In January of this year, the number of detected cases was repeated twice. The police also reported fewer offenders to the relevant administrative authorities for further proceedings and handed out fewer fines, which can be up to 10,000 crowns. While it fell in January 58 fines for 17,200 crownsin March it was eight fines.
The number of offenses dealt with by police officers in the period from January to the same is lower than the comparison with the same in the first year of March. At that time, patrols found 14,891 cases where people in public transport did not wear veils. For the whole of 2021, the police recorded 36,910 people in public transport without a respirator and handed them fines for 246,500 crowns.
The Prague City Police has been monitoring the wearing of protective equipment in public transport since March 2020. The management of the city police has previously identified the control of compliance with emergency measures in public transport as a priority. In recent months, in connection with the covid-19, police officers also monitored, for example, compliance with the curfew or crowding.
Coronavirus in Prague: People with veils and umbrellas during a rainy day (14.10.2020)
Author: Foto Blesk – Tonda Tran