News Local 68 booked for breaking stay at home decree overnight

68 booked for breaking stay at home decree overnight

Police booked 68 people for breaking the stay at home decree between 6 pm yesterday and 6 am today after 4639 checks.

A police spokesman said the following checks were carried out:

Nicosia: 1512 checks, 23 booked

Limassol: 1301 checks, 21 booked

Larnaca: 520 checks, 16 booked

Paphos: 622 checks, 4 booked

Famagusta: 360 checks, one booked

Morphou: 82 checks, one booked

Police HQ traffic unit: 205 checks, two booked

MMAD: 37 checks, none booked.

There were 594 checks on premises with no violations.

Among the violations of the lockdown were 10 people who attended a Good Thursday service at a church in the Larnaca district.

Read more

10 fined for attending Good Thursday church service

Top Stories

43 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday

The Health Ministry announced 43 new COVID-19 cases on 19 October, out of 2,558 laboratory tests, taking confirmed infections to 2, 687. The break-down of...

1420 only for emergencies regarding COVID-19

Due to the increased number of telephone calls to the telephone center 1420 of the Ambulance Service, it is pointed out that the center...

Anastasiades-Tatar to meet in UN premises

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and the new leader of the Turkish Cypriot community, Ersin Tatar, will meet in the UN premises in Nicosia. Government Spokesman,...

Four people sentenced to imprisonment for abduction

The Larnaca District Court today sentenced four people aged 42, 22, 24, and 19 to imprisonment for abducting a 27-year old last August in...

Weather expected to be cloudy with local showers this week

The weather this week is expected to be cloudy with local showers, mainly in the afternoons. Partly cloudy on Tuesday with isolated showers and possible...


Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...


No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...