SAN MATEO, Calif. (KRON) – A San Mateo County supervisor will be introducing an ordinance that would fine people who violate COVID-19 health orders.
This include not wearing a face covering in public.
Right now, people who violate the health order could be punished with a misdemeanor, with fines up to $1,000 and potential jail time of up to 90 days.
But under the new ordinance, people could be fined between $100 to $500 for each violation.
Business owners could also be fined.
San Mateo County was the last Bay Area county to be added to the state’s COVID-19 watch list.
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