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Since the onset of COVID-19-related quarantine in Ukraine, more than 50,000 administrative cases have been forwarded to courts where law enforcers asked judges to prosecute those breaking the rules imposed.

The Sudova Vlada Ukrayiny, an online outlet covering the issues of the judiciary, says 3,839 case files were resubmitted, 8,597 were returned by courts, including 8,131 due to improper filing.

At the same time, only nearly 4% of all cases ended up in an actual fine for perpetrators violating quarantine restrictions.

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As of November 17, a total of 15,568 cases are yet to be heard in courts.

Most of the administrative fines against those breaching quarantine norms were applied in Kyiv (296), as well as Odesa region (255), and Dnipropetrovsk region (195).

The lowest number of those fined was recorded in Mykolaiv region (16).

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