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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.



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