41 persons sentenced for violating anti-epidemic regulations

     The Department of Health (DH) today (August 1) announced that a total of 41 persons were sentenced by the Magistrates' Courts from July 1 to 31 for violating the Prevention and Control of Disease Regulation (Cap. 599A).

     The 41 cases involved 22 men and 19 women aged between 24 and 69. The dates of violating the relevant regulation ranges from August 1 to December 26, 2022. They were sentenced to imprisonment for up to two months, suspended for 12 months, or a fine of up to $10,000 by the Magistrates' Courts.

     The DH will continue its actions against those who have breached the relevant regulations earlier.

Ends/Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Issued at HKT 18:00