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Police Scotland says the vast majority of people heeded advice to stay at home to help beat coronavirus this Easter.
Latest figures show 47 fixed penalty notices have been issues by police in Argyll and West Dumbartonshire division since March 27.
Yesterday police were on the Inveraray road carrying out road checks, looking for people on non-essential journeys.
Deputy Chief Constable Malcolm Graham said: ‘Over the Easter weekend, the vast majority of people across Scotland have done the right thing by complying with the instruction to stay at home.
‘I recognise how difficult this will have been, particularly for those who have been unable to enjoy the sunshine or spend time with their families and friends. People have made personal sacrifices and I thank them for that.’
He said police are out in communities, engaging with people, establishing their individual circumstances and explaining the risks to public health of failing to comply with the guidance.
‘Where people have defied that very clear advice, we have, as a last resort, used the enforcement powers available to us.
‘The Chief Constable spoke on Friday of the public’s overwhelming co-operation and commitment and we are grateful for their continued support as we all play a part in the collective effort to protect the NHS and save lives,’ he said.