Police fined 23 individuals and five shop owners for violating coronavirus measures in the 24 hours leading to 6am on Monday morning.

A police spokesperson told the Cyprus News Agency that the force carried out a total of 2,143 checks throughout the island.

In Nicosia, police carried out 519 checks reporting two people, in Limassol 166 checks were carried out with two people fined, in Larnaca one shop owner and four people were fined following 459 checks, in Paphos two people and three shop owners were fined after 151 checks, in Famagusta 13 people were fined following 557 checks, while in the Morphou no fines were issued following 1,446 checks.