IN the past 24 hours police officers have issued 31 Penalty infringement Notices (PINs) across the Western Region, with 15 of them issued in the Orana Mid-Western Police District, which takes in Dubbo and Middge LGAs.
There were two issued in the barrier Police District (Broken Hill), three in the Central West Police District (Orange), nine in Chifley police district (Bathurst/Lithgow) and two in the Oxley Police District (Tamworth).
There were no PINs issued in the Central North or the New England Police District.
Traffic and Highway Patrol Command, along with local police are actively patroling arterial roadways, train stations, bus stations, camping grounds, recreational areas and service stations to minimise the impact of COVID in our communities.
Police said if people are stopped for a breath test their licence is checked, and inquiries will be made about travel in the Western Region.
The PINs have been issued as NSW records 98 new COVID-19 cases.
Residents in Parkes, Blayney, Orange and Bathurst are also being asked to get tested after a pet food courier who delivered goods to depots in the region has tested positive for COVID-19.
In another incident three men have been charged by NSW police after it was established they had travelled from Greater Sydney to Molong and Orange while working as removalists on Friday.
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