Cuttack, Sep 18: As many as 963 persons have been fined for violating social distancing norms in Cuttack in the last 24 hours.
According to police sources, five shops were sealed for violating social distancing norm.
Besides, 308 persons have been fined for not wearing masks. At least 560 were fined MV/OUP Act in the city.
On Thursday, DGP Abhay in a meeting had said to intensity the enforcement in market areas and specified hotspots (which keep changing from weekend to weekdays) by providing fifty more officers and five platoons more armed police.