Cyprus Police hand out 68 fines for violation of measures against COVID-19

Cyprus Police handed out 68 fines during the last 24 hours for violations of measures aiming at preventing the spread of COVID-19.


A police spokesperson told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA) that the Police carried out a total of 2,398 island-wide checks during the last 24 hours, reporting 21 individuals who violated a curfew on movement between 11.00 pm and 5.00 am.


The rest of the fines were handed out to people who did not wear face masks, while an establishment was booked for violating the measures in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus


In Nicosia, 19 individuals were reported after 192 checks and in Limassol 15 people were found to violate measures after conducting 562 checks. Police also reported 14 individuals after 410 checks in Larnaca, while 9 fines were handed out after 518 checks in Paphos.


In Famagusta 534 checks led to 9 individuals being reported and in Morphou area 139 checks were carried out with two people being reported.


Furthermore, the Port Police carried out 43 checks. No violations were reported.


Source: Cyprus News Agency

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