As of March 28, 1889 people in Armenia have been pressed with administrative charges for violating self-quarantine rules imposed to contain the coronavirus, according to figures from the Deputy Chief of Police Hayk Mhryan.
As the Police official told at a press conference on Saturday, in 1843 instances people have been told to get off cars as third persons, with measures applied against two means of public transport.
In 48 cases drivers were pressed administrative charges for transporting more than two passengers.
As Mhryan detailed the administrative charges were filed against citizens for having no passport or movement forms with them. The amount of the charge is set out by the law. “If I am not mistaken the amount is now 100,000 AMD (200 USD),” said the deputy chief of Police.
To remind, The Commandant Office introduced strict restrictions of the pulic movement on March 24 for a duration of one week, requiring citizens to go out only if strictly necessary, such as for work, health-related reasons or grocery shopping.