Govt to impose fines on people violating COVID-19 protocols

Shillong, July 9: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Thursday announced that the government will be imposing penalties on people who violate COVID-19 health and safety protocols.

He announced the decision after the cabinet meeting held earlier today. He stated that Rs 500 will be fined for first time violators which will be increased to Rs. 1000 for repeat offenders.

He urged the citizens of the state to ensure they comply to all the protocols, including social distancing, wearing mask, etc.