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Coronavirus: MP imposes Rs 1,000 fine for spitting in public

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Press Trust of India Bhopal
In view of the novel coronavirus

outbreak, the Madhya Pradesh Urban Development and Housing Department on Monday issued an order stipulating a fine of Rs 1,000 for spitting in public places.
Local bodies have been authorised to collect the fines, the order stated.
COVID-19, of which MP has 2090 cases as on Sunday, is an infection that spreads through droplets released during coughing, sneezing and spitting, as per experts.

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First Published: Apr 27 2020 | 8:06 PM IST

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