The government has declared mandatory to wear face masks at public places, markets and in public transport to contain the spread of the COVID-19.
Hamza Shafaat, Islamabad Deputy Commissioner in a tweet said wearing face masks or covering face at all public places in Islamabad has been declared mandatory.
Deputy Commissioner said the civil administration will visit markets, mosques, bus stops, offices and streets to check whether or nor people follow the government-prescribed guidelines, wearing masks in particular.
The deputy commissioner said a judicial magistrate can levy a fine of up to Rs3,000 or send a violator to prison under Section 188 of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), Warning people against failure to wear masks when stepping out.
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