Chilean President Sebastian Piñera received a fine of 2.5 million pesos (about $ 3.5 thousand) for violating the mask regime in a public place. This was reported on Saturday, December 19, in Twitter Ministry of Health of the Valparaiso Region.
It is noted that the head of state himself declared a violation.
Earlier, a big resonance in the country was caused by the appearance on the network of a frame in which the President of Chile, without a mask, poses for a selfie next to an unknown girl on the beach.
Chile has 581,135 coronavirus cases, according to Johns Hopkins University. 16,051 patients died.
On December 8, it was reported that former Czech President Vaclav Klaus was fined for wearing a medical mask incorrectly. He appeared in public on November 17, deliberately dropping the mask over his chin. Now he has to pay a fine of 3 thousand kroons (about $ 135).