Cyprus Mail

Coronavirus: Seven businesses booked for a total of €7,000

Υπουργός Μεταφορών, Υφυπουργός Έρ

Police on Friday said they fined €7,000 to seven businesses in Nicosia, Paphos and Larnaca, as part of the daily checks for violations into coronavirus measures.

Four fines concerned Nicosia-based businesses, including one that was fined €4,000 for failing to check its customers for a SafePass.

Three other establishments were booked for €500 each, after officers found employees working without a SafePass and in one case without a facemask.

Paphos officers who found a manger working without a SafePass booked the business €500 and issued the same amount fine to another business that failed to abide by social distancing rules.

In Larnaca, an establishment was booked €500 after an employee was found working without a facemask.

The fines came after 3,077 checks, during which 19 people were also booked.

Most checks, 1,188, were carried out by officers in the capital who fined 13 people, while one person was booked in Limassol after 202 checks and three Larnaca after 570 inspections as well as two people in Famagusta after 371 checks.

No individuals were booked in Paphos or Morphou after 190 and 312 checks respectively.

Traffic, marine and port police also carried out 211 and 33 checks each, without any bookings.

The checks were carried out between 6am on Thursday and 6am on Friday.

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