Cyprus Mail

Coronavirus: 29 people, three businesses fined for violations

Three businesses were fined a total of €2,000 for violating coronavirus measures after 3,028 nationwide checks in the past 24 hours, police said on Wednesday.

The businesses concerned a cafeteria in Nicosia that was not checking its customers for a SafePass and was fined €500, while the same amount in fines was issued for a Paphos based coffee shop because the manager was not wearing a facemask.

A beauty salon in Limassol was also fined €1,000 for providing services to people without a facemask.
In addition to the establishments, 29 individuals were also fined during the checks, which were carried out between 6am on Tuesday and 6am on Wednesday.

The main violation among individuals was the failure to wear a face mask, police said.

Most people were fined in Limassol where officers carried out 323 checks and booked 16 individuals. Nicosia officers booked eight people after 1,191 checks, while two people were fined in Larnaca after 547 checks and another in Paphos following 188 checks.

Two more people were fined in Famagusta after 397 checks.
No violations were reported by Morphou officers, traffic or marine police.

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