Covid-19: PSP fines over one hundred thousand euros for violating the state of emergency Coronavirus

Around 102,000 euros were raised by the PSP in connection with administrative violations collected since January against those who had violated the detention rules due to Covid-19, as the security forces announced today.

Data sent to the Lusa agency shows that as of Thursday, the public security police had registered a total of 9,141 reports of breaches of the state of emergency rules, of which 7,969 were in mainland Portugal and 1,172 in the autonomous regions of the Azores and Forest.

The PSP states that there are currently around 1000 administrative offenses closed, which is around 10% of all cases filed in mainland Portugal after collecting around 102 thousand euros.

This week, the Interior Minister announced in Parliament that in January and February 13,300 administrative crimes were committed by the security forces in a state of emergency, while 5,000 were recorded throughout 2020.

Violations include failure to comply with general home collection duty, use of a mask in streets and public places, traffic between communities, consumption of alcoholic beverages on the street, non-compliance with professional rules, capacity and durability, physical distance and Means of advance booking in public places, operating rules for restaurants and non-compliance with the closure of facilities and facilities, as well as non-compliance with the rules for the sale of alcoholic beverages.