Almost 200 people have been fined in Victoria for breaching coronavirus restrictions. Image by James Ross/AAP PHOTOS

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Vic Police issue 184 COVID breach fines

2020-08-13 12:23:39

Another 184 Victorians have been slapped with coronavirus restrictions, including 58 for breaking curfew.

Among those fined were also 24 people fined $200 for not wearing masks in public.

Police checked 19,051 vehicles at checkpoints in the 24 hours to Wednesday morning and issued 16 fines as a result.

There were also 5127 spot checks on people at homes, businesses and public places across the state.

Among those picked up by police was a man who travelled from Mooroolbark to Mansfield to pick up a friend, another man from Pakenham who went to Dandenong to hang out with friends and multiple people attending convenience stores in metropolitan Melbourne to purchase food, cigarettes or drinks during the curfew hours.