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The fine for not wearing a mask in Mumbai is Rs 1000.

Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh clarified that the fine for not wearing is a mask is Rs 200 in Mumbai.

Amid the recent rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra, a post started circulating claiming that people in Mumbai will be fined Rs 1000 if they are caught without a mask. However, Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh took to Twitter to clarify that the fine for not wearing is a mask is Rs 200 in Mumbai. "Dear Mumbaikars! #FakeNews mongers are back again! This time claiming that No Mask can cost you a fine of 1000 rupees. While no money can compensate for safety being compromised, you can only be charged Rupees 200 for not wearing a mask," posted Singh on Twitter. The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19 including symptoms, prevention and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organisation or your national healthcare authority.

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