Police Record Over 1000 Breaches Of Curfew & Mask Regulations

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Saint Lucia police say they recorded 1, 231 breaches of curfew and mandatory mask wearing regulations for the period March to May.

The police made the disclosure on the National Television Network (NTN) last week.

As a result of the beaches, officers made 250 arrests, NTN reported.

There were also 22 cases of breaches of home and state quarantine, including individuals attempting to escape state quarantine.

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And police reported 13 hotel breaches resulting in in one arrest

They also made 30 arrests in connection with business sector breaches of COVID-19 protocols.

In addition, the police are concerned that some business places are closing exactly at 9.00 pm.

Assistant Police Commissioner, Dr. Mashama Sealy, told NTN that as a result, there are hundreds of vehicles on the road after that hour.

However, Sealy noted that it’s after the curfew time.

Therefore, she urged businesses to close in time so that their workers and others can get home before the 9.00 pm curfew.

Sealy explained that the objective is to have individuals observe the COVID-19 protocols and ensure that everyone is safe.

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