News Local 88 booked for breaking decree overnight

88 booked for breaking decree overnight

Police carried out 5540 checks on pedestrians and drivers in the 12 hours from 6 pm on Tuesday to 6 am on Wednesday and booked 88 for breaking the lockdown. Of the 88, nearly half were in Limassol.

The breakdown:

Nicosia: 1262 checks, 8 booked

Limassol: 2440 checks, 40 booked

Larnaca: 414 checks, 5 booked

Paphos: 690 checks, 25 booked

Famagusta: 212 checks, 2 booked

Morphou: 164 checks, 1 booked

Police HQ traffic unit: 319 checks, 7 booked

MMAD: 39 checks, none booked

They also carried out 979 checks on premises and found three violations — two in Limassol and one in Nicosia.

In Limassol a mini market employee was booked for not wearing a mask. The second violation was a restaurant/bar that should be closed, but was open.

In Nicosia, a supermarket employee was found to working without a mask.

Yesterday, from 6 am to 6 pm on Tuesday, police carried out 6391 checks on drivers and pedestrians and booked 53.

Police also carried out 1646 checks on premises and booked two in Nicosia and two in Limassol which were either open in violation of the decrees or whose employees were not wearing a mask.

 

 

Top Stories

244 new cases, out of 11,163 tests announced on Friday

The Health Ministry announced 244 new Coronavirus cases out of 11,163 PCR and rapid antigen tests on Friday, 15 January, taking confirmed infections to...

Where to get antigen rapid tests on Saturday

The Health Ministry announced the following antigen rapid test sites for Saturday, 16 January 2021:   LIMASSOL Tassos Papadopoulos building – TEPAK, Limassol 08:30-16:30 Church Agia Varvara, Zakaki...

President Anastasides to get the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine next Monday

Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, will receive the second dose of the vaccine against COVID-19, next Monday at the Health Center of Latsia, according to...

Expert says milder version of pandemic likely to be present in 2022

Dr Constantinos Tsioutis, Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine & Infection Prevention and Control at the Department of Medicine of the European University Cyprus and head...

Spain’s COVID-19 incidence climbs above 500 cases per 100,000 people

Increased activity at hospitals and health centres near Madrid was seen on Friday (January 15) as Spain's coronavirus incidence as measured over the past...

Taste

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...

Mezedes

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...