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Posted: Monday, December 21, 2020. 9:15 am CST.

By BBN Staff: The Belize Police Department has arrested more than 200 people over the weekend for breaking the current measures put in place to address the spread of COVID-19

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams gave an update today, saying that a total of 216 people are facing charges for offenses relating to the updated Statutory Instrument.

The arrests include 112 people for failing to wear a face mask or other face (mouth) covering whilst in public; 38 people for failing to practice social distancing; 34 people for breach of curfew; 11 people for attending a restricted social event; six people for hosting a restricted social event; four people for gathering in a public place when restricted to do so; three people for engaging in a contact sport when restricted to do so; two people for selling liquor when restricted to do so; two people transporting a passenger on a public transportation not wearing a cloth or other face mask or other face (nose and mouth) covering; one person for keeping business establishment open when required to be closed; one person operating a business establishment contrary to the COVID-19 Regulations; one person for entering Belize illegally; and one person for Inciting a person to enter Belize illegally.

Williams has repeatedly requested that the public adheres to the regulations put in place, as they are for the safety of all Belizeans.


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