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Police hand out 22 fines for breach of coronavirus restrictions

Police reported 16 people and 6 premises all across Cyprus over the last 24 hours for violations of measures in place to contain the Covid-19 pandemic. They had carried out a total of 548 checks.

A police spokesperson told CNA that in Nicosia district out of 79 checks 7 people and 5 premises were reported, in Limassol district out of 160 checks 3 persons were reported and in Larnaca district out of 183 checks 2 people were reported.

In addition, in Pafos district out of 92 checks 1 shop and 1 person were reported, in Famagusta district out of 54 checks 3 people were reported while in the area of Morphou out of 80 checks no reports were made.

Furthermore, Port and Marine police carried out 91 checks with no reports made.

Measures in place to contain the COVID-19 pandemic in Cyprus make it mandatory for employees of businesses who come in contact with the public or who prepare food and beverages to wear protective masks.

All citizens are required to wear protective masks when shopping indoors.

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