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Coronavirus: Nine Nicosia businesses fined for breaking Covid rules 

Eight businesses in Nicosia were fined €500 for employees not having a SafePass while one was fined €1,500 because the manager was not wearing a facemask as almost 3,000 checks of Covid measures were carried out islandwide in the 24 hours leading up to 6am on Sunday. 

In Limassol police fined two businesses €1,000 because people were allowed inside without a SafePass while a third was charged €1,500 because too many customers had been allowed in and another was fined €500 for allowing people to dance. 

In Paphos a further business was also fined €500 because the manager did not have a SafePass while a second was booked for €1,500 for not checking SafePasses. 

In total 26 people and 15 businesses were fined as police carried out 2,916 checks. 

Of these 1,111 were in Nicosia where five people and nine businesses were fined, while in Limassol 223 checks saw six individuals and four businesses fined. 

In Larnaca a total of 584 checks were carried out which saw one person booked, while inn Paphos 216 checks saw two people and two businesses face fines. In Famagusta 434 checks were carried out and 12 people fined. 

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