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PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR HOME AFFAIRS, NATIONAL SECURITY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT Spot-checks on persons in quarantine continue

Reference Number: PR200495en, Press Release Issue Date: Mar 15, 2020
 
​In the past 24 hours, police officers from the Administrative Law Enforcement Unit together with officials from the Directorate of Public Health and the Civil Protection Department carried out 134 spot-checks. Another 2 people were found to be in breach of quarantine regulations and thereby issued a summons. They were also fined one thousand euro and must follow quarantine regulations. 
 
Since the government announced a mandatory quarantine for anyone arriving in Malta, a total of 224 spot-checks have been carried out. Since then, 4 people were found to be breaking the law and fined a thousand euro each.
 
Minister for Home Affairs, National Security and Law Enforcement Byron Camilleri stated that spot-checks will continue to be carried out for the sake of national interest. He explained that these inspections are part of the government's commitment to combat the spread of Covid-19.​