UP: Fine up to Rs 10,000 for not wearing mask, Rs 500 for spitting in public

The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday amended the Corona Pandemic Act, 2020 making provisions for imposing hefty fines for not wearing mask in public. According to the new amendments, those found without mask will be fined Rs 1000. The fine will be Rs 10,000 for second time offenders. Similarly, people found spitting in public will be fined Rs 500.