Heavy fine, 28-day quarantine for those entering Kerala without registering: CM
Thiruvananthapuram: Stringent action will be taken against those returning to Kerala without registering, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
Speaking to the media, the CM said that all those who come to the state without registration will be made to pay a heavy fine and undergo mandatory quarantine for 28 days.
There are reports that construction workers from Tamil Nadu are coming to the state using passes of Keralites. The spread of coronavirus cannot be contained if people reach the state by tricking the officials, he said. Those who need to cross the border regularly will be given a pass for a fixed period of time, the CM added.
A lot of people have registered as volunteers. A section of these volunteers will be assigned alongside police, as police volunteers. They will be given special badges. one volunteer will accompany two police officers on duty, CM said.
Pinarayi Vijayan also demanded that sanitizers provided in ATMs should be refilled regularly. Earlier all banks in the state were directed to keep sanitizers inside their ATM counters.