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COVID-19 second wave: Over 15,000 offences of lockdown violations registered since April

Under 'Break the Chain' initiative by the state government, several establishments and non-essential services across Mumbai as well as the rest of Maharashtra will remain shut till May 31.

COVID-19 second wave: Over 15,000 offences of lockdown violations registered since April
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Amid lockdown-like restrictions imposed due to the second wave of coronavirus, the city police registered over 3,500 offences of violations in north Mumbai on Friday, May 21.

With this, the total number of offences registered since April 5 has reached 15,322. Of these, 3,508 cases were registered in North Mumbai, followed by Central Mumbai with 3,478 cases.

In North Mumbai, the highest number of cases 1,234 have been registered against those who were loitering at public places without any reason. Followed by 1,141 offences registered against shop keepers who were booked for flouting norms.

Amidst the lockdown, the government has allowed opening shops that fall under the essential services category only for four hours between 7 to 11 in the morning. Those who found flouting the time limit and those who found open event though they don't fall under the category of essential services are booked for lockdown violations.

The police have also registered 631 cases against people who were found without face masks in public places. Moreover, 286 offences of overcrowding at public places. Besides, 97 cases against illegal transportation and 47 cases against hawkers were registered.

Mumbai North Lok Sabha constituency comprises Borivali, Kandivali, Malad and Dahisar areas in the city.

According to the total number of cases registered by the Mumbai Police since April, the lowest number of offences have been registered in South Mumbai with 2,672 cases.

Under the 'Break the Chain' initiative by the state government, several establishments and non-essential services across Mumbai as well as the rest of Maharashtra will remain shut till May 31. Hence, the citizens have been urged to step out only for essential services and in case of emergency.

Category
South
Central
East
West
 North
Hotel
20 
84
117
105
46
Crowding at Public places
186 
301 
208
224 
286
Not wearing a mask
655
651 
997 
698 
631
Loitering at public place
1491
1266 
685 
538
1234
Shops
216
1036
721 
890 
1142
Pan Shops
03 
43 
23 
16 
25
Illegal Transportation
22 
08
 71 
03 
97
COVID-19 patients 
34 
11 
18 
234 
01
Hawkers
 45
118 
105 
31 
47


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