61 ticketed in 12-hour period for not wearing face masks

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    Police have issued 61 tickets for not wearing face masks during a 12-hour period ending at 6am today.

    According to a release from the TTPS, the majority of breaches came from the Eastern Division – 56 tickets were issued there.

    First time offenders breaching this regulation of the Public Health Ordinance are penalized by a $1000 fine.

    The TTPS is urging citizens to adhere to all COVID-19 rules including the wearing of masks and limiting public gatherings to five persons.