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Sixth day: 5,187 cases registered in Gujarat for violation of COVID-19, lockdown guidelines

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Gujarat Police has so far registered around 5,187 cases of violations of various government directives related to the coronavirus pandemic applicable during the 21-day lockdown period. Notably, action has been initiated against 8,773 people for not adhering to the guidelines which were imposed by the local and state authorities after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for a 21-day lockdown last week.

Monday was the sixth day of the lockdown imposed by the Centre and state governments.

Notably, there are around 3,354 cases where people have violated the guidelines issued by the local and state authorities, whereas around 1,774 cases have been registered against people violating the 14-day mandatory quarantine order for those who have come in contact with a COVID-19 positive patient or are running the risk of spreading the infection.

Also, around 14,886 vehicles have been seized across Gujarat since the imposition of the lockdown from March 25.

DGP Shivanand Jha said it has come to the notice of the police that many people have not taken the lockdown seriously and are seen playing cricket in common plots and society campuses. Also, there are people who are loitering on the street and giving false reasons to the police, he added. The top cop said such people should be rest assured that action will be taken against them as well.

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