Of those 53, many had been issued to individuals who had no cause to offer for not sporting a masks and refused to just accept a masks provided by police or Protecting Companies Officers, based on police.
Others who had been fined included a bunch of individuals caught by police congregating round a hearth at a property in Frankston in Melbourne’s south.
Twelve folks had been on the house when police attended and all had been fined.
In a separate incident, a bunch of 5 males discovered consuming alcohol at a reserve in Casey had been additionally fined.
Fines had been additionally issued to 3 males who had travelled from Clayton to Melbourne’s CBD and had been consuming lunch collectively in a public place.
Greater than 20,000 automobiles had been stopped and checked throughout the primary arterial roads round Melbourne yesterday, with six fines points to rule-breakers on the checkpoints.
Police additionally carried out an additional 5068 spot checks on folks at houses, companies and in public locations throughout the state.
These embrace individuals who have been confirmed to have COVID-19 and their shut contacts, who are supposed to be in self isolation at house.