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Coronavirus: Limassol supermarket fined €8,000 for SafePass violations

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A Limassol supermarket was fined €8,000 for failing to check its customers for a SafePass after 145 checks in the district, police said on Thursday.

Two individuals and another two businesses were also fined for SafePass violations. These concerned an establishment booked for €750 because an employee was working without a SafePass and a pub which was booked €500 after a customer was found without a valid SafePass.

The fines were part of 23 bookings following 1,854 checks.

In Nicosia, four people and five businesses were also booked after 437 checks.

A bakery was fined €4,000 for failing to check customers for a SafePass, another business was fined €1,000 while two more for €500 each because an employee or the manager was working without a SafePass and a tavern where the manager was working without a face mask was booked €750.

Police said a Paphos barber shop was also issued a €500 fine after 181 checks because the manager was working without a face mask and a SafePass.

Meanwhile, three people were also booked after 397 checks in Larnaca and another five after 434 checks in Famagusta.

No violations were reported by officers in Morphou or traffic police after 157 and 103 checks respectively.

The checks were conducted between 6am on Wednesday and 6am on Thursday.

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