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Police started 335 cases on Covid rule breaking over Christmas

A total of 335 administrative infringement proceedings have been initiated during holidays, the State Police said December 28.

From December 24 to December 27:

  • 188 administrative infringement proceedings were initiated for gathering and participating in private events,
  • 85 for not completing the covidpass.lv questionnaire,
  • 46 for non-use of masks,
  • eight for failure to comply with self-isolation,
  • eight administrative infringement proceedings for other cases, such as the sale of unauthorized goods.

Also during the Christmas period, traffic monitoring was strengthened on both the main and local roads. 286 accidents have been recorded, with 25 people injured. 52 drivers were caught under the influence.

State police called on the public to be responsible and take care not only of their own but also of others' health and lives. 

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