The Brussels-North police zone will increase controls on its territory, she communicated on Tuesday, in order to help limit the spread of the coronavirus. “The focus will be on places and times when there are more people, such as shops, restaurants and markets”, specified the area.
This strengthening of police checks on the territory of the Brussels-North zone was requested by the mayors of the three municipalities in the territory, Schaerbeek, Evere and Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, given the growing number of infections observed by the latter. days. “Concretely, this means that following the preventive phase implemented to guide citizens in complying with the measures, the checks on the wearing of compulsory masks in stores and on markets will henceforth be reinforced. In addition, the police will carry out checks. checks regarding respect for social distance in the hospitality sector, particularly on terraces “, explained the Brussels-North police zone. “If it turns out that the rules are still not respected, the police will make the necessary report and reports (with immediate collection of 250 euros or 750 euros depending on the offense observed) will then be drawn up.”