A Limassol supermarket was fined €8000 for breaking protocols to contain the spread of coronavirus, one of eight businesses booked in the 24 hours up to 6.00 am on Tuesday, the Cyprus News Agency reported.
In addition to the eight businesses, 11 individuals were also booked after 1,968 checks.
There were 798 checks in Nicosia leading to three individuals and two premises being booked – a fast food establishment fined €500 and the manager of a bakery €750, in both cases because an employee did not have a SafePass.
Limassol recorded the highest fine — €8000 imposed on a supermarket because checks for a SafePass were not being carried out. Another supermarket manager was fined €3000 for allowing a client to enter without a SafePass and a pub manager was fined €750 for the same reason. In addition, the 124 checks also led to two individuals being fined for violating the decrees.
There were 349 checks in Larnaca with four individuals and two businesses booked. A mini market was fined €500 after a customer was found without a SafePass and a fruit shop fined €4000 for failing to carry out SafePass checks.
After 144 checks in Paphos, one premise was booked because there was no antiseptic while in the Famagusta district two individuals were booked after 249 checks. No violations were reported in Morphou after 267 checks.
Traffic police carried out 46 checks, with no violations reported.