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Coronavirus: Cafe fined €16,000

feature jean not all businesses are sticking to the safepass decree

A cafeteria in Nicosia was fined €16,000 for failing to check customers for a SafePass, as part of daily checks for coronavirus measures that saw eight more businesses and 21 individuals booked, police said on Wednesday.

During the checks in the capital, a supermarket was also fined €8,000 for allowing an employee to work without a SafePass. Another business was fined, as well as four people after 1,039 checks.

The checks constitute about a third of the nationwide inspections which amounted to 2,909 and were carried out between 6am on Tuesday and 6am on Wednesday.

Limassol officers carried out 228 checks and booked eight people as well as one business after the manager was found working without a SafePass.

In Larnaca, 599 checks were conducted which saw two people and two businesses fined, including an establishment that was fined €8,000 because the manager did not have a SafePass.

Another two people and two businesses were booked in Paphos after 174 checks, while five more individuals and one establishment were booked in Famagusta following 506 inspections.

No violations were reported by Morphou officers, traffic, marine and port police.




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