City authorities decided to implement the measure to make people wear masks at all times and mitigate the spread of the virus.

From now on they will fine those who do not wear masks in Manhattan Beach

In Manhattan Beach you could be fined up to $ 350 if you don’t wear masks.

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The city of Manhattan Beach, California would be the third city in the los angeles county in establishing an order that allows the Police to fine residents who do not wear masks when they are in public.

The new rule occurs in the middle of a week with an alarming increase in the finding of new cases, confirming more than 4,000 in one day, in addition to a record in the number of hospitalized due to illness.

If we don’t take these steps, Governor Gavin Newsom could expand business closings and close our beaches again.”, States in a statement from the mayor Richard Montgomery.

With a 4 to 1 vote Manhattan Beach City Council approved that fines of $ 100 to people who don’t cover their face when they are in public. If the person recurs then they would pay $ 200 and the third time it would be $ 350.

The increase of positive cases in the city and the county indicate to us that we have to take additional measures. The time for warnings and recommendations is over. Wearing face masks is essential“He added Montgomery.

Recently the governorate of California presented a bell to promote the use of the mask, claiming that it is one of the most effective ways to stop the spread of the virus.


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