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Coronavirus: Four businesses, 43 individuals

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Photo: Christos Theodorides

Police on Monday fined four businesses a total of €2,250 for violating coronavirus protocols as part of 4,213 nationwide checks.

The checks were carried out between 6am on Sunday and 6am on Monday.

The largest fine of €750 was issued to a Nicosia café where employees were found to have no SafePass, another café in the district received a €500 fine because an employee did not have a SafePass, while €500 fines were issued in two establishments in Famagusta for the same reason.

As part of the checks, 43 individuals were also fined, mainly for not wearing a face mask, police said.

Nine people were fined in Nicosia after 1,809 checks, 22 in Limassol after 253 checks, three in Larnaca after 700 checks and three in Paphos after 147 checks. Six more people were fined in Famagusta after 639 checks while no violations were reported in Morphou after 390 checks.

Also, the Traffic Department and the Port and Maritime Police carried out 149 and 126 checks respectively, without any complaints.


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