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Police fined 14 persons and 9 shop owners over COVID-19 protective measures violation

27/01/2022 09:45

Cyprus Police fined 14 individuals and 9 shop owners for violating protective measures aiming to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Following orders by the chief of Police, the Force suspended the operation of a restaurant in Limassol.

A police spokesperson told CNA that in the last 24 hours ending on 06:00 local time Thursday, the Force carried out a total of 1,854 checks throughout the government-controlled areas.
In Nicosia, the Police carried out 437 checks reporting 4 persons and 5 shop owners, in Limassol 145 checks were carried out with 2 persons and 3 shop owners fined, in Larnaca 3 persons were fined following 397 checks, in Pafos 1 shop owner was fined after 181 checks, in Famagusta 5 persons were fined following 434 checks, while in the Morphou region no fines were issued following 157 checks.
Furthermore, the Police Traffic Departments carried out 103 checks with no violations recorded.