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Police carry out thousands of Covid rules inspections, issue heavy fines

Police carried out a total of 2,666 inspections all across Cyprus for Covid-19 violations i the last 24 hours and fined 18 individuals and seven establishments.

This is what the CNA reported on Tuesday, adding that 1,167 checks took place in Nicosia with three 3 individuals and 4 establishments getting booked.

In Limassol, 180 inspections were carried out with five owners and one establishment getting a fine.

In Paphos, after 152 checks police fined 2 citizens and 2 establishments while in Famagusta after 388 inspections six individuals were boooked.

In Morphou, after197 checks no violations were reported.

Most citizens were fined for not wearing a protective face mask.

In Nicosia, a coffee shop owner was fined €500 because the head of operations was not wearing a mask.

A second coffee shop owner was fined because a customer did not carry a SafePass and the head of operations was not wearing a mask. The fine was €1,000.

A bookmaker’s place was also fined with €500 because the owner was not wearing a face mask and a petrol station was also fined as one employee was working there without a SafePass.

In Limassol a kiosk owner was fined with a €500 because the head of operations did not have a safepass.

Fines were handed out to a Pafos fast food place because it employed two people who did not wear a mask or have a safepass, it was crowded and there was no safepass checks for customers.

The same place was fined because it failed to have temperature checks and markings for Covid-19. The fine was €1,000.

A second fast food place was fined as the head of operations was working without a mask and a SafePass, no customer safe pass checks was carried out, an employee did not have a SafePass and the floor markings were inadequate. The fine was €500.

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