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More than 20 persons and establishment owners fined for violation of COVID protective measures

16/09/2021 11:56

Cyprus Police fined 22 individuals and 4 establishment owners for violation of protective measures in place to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Police spokesperson told CNA that in the last 24 hours ending at 06:00 local time on Thursday,  police officers carried out a total of 3,376 checks across the government-controlled areas of the island.

In Nicosia district, the Police carried out 1,067 checks reporting 2 individuals and 1 establishment manager, in Limassol 515 checks were carried out and 11 individuals and one establishment owner were fined. In Larnaca 2 individuals and one shop owner were fined following 575 checks, in Pafos 2 individuals and one establishment owner were fined after 345 checks, in Famagusta 486 checks were carried out with 5 individuals reported, while 220 checks were made in Morphou with no fines issued.

No fines were issued after 159 checks of the Traffic Department and 89 of the Marine and Port Police.