Lockdown in Pará State: First Day Sees Fines Imposed on Individuals and Businesses

There were inspections on Sunday, with the installation of 70 roadblocks in the main traffic points of the capital, the metropolitan region and the interior of the state.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The first day of lockdown in Pará was marked by 60 fines -54 for individuals and six for commercial establishments that did not qualify as an essential service - the State Security Secretariat reported. Belém was the municipality with the most occurrences (37 fines).

The state decree 729/2020, which applies to the capital of Pará and nine other municipalities in the interior of the state, became effective last Thursday, May 7th. The first three days were for educational measures.

The decree provides for the exclusive operation of essential services, such as health and food services . . .

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