Curfew Violations Reach 1,175 in Greece on Thursday

April 24, 2020

ATHENS – The Greek police on Friday reported 20 fines written out for unauthorised movement outside the region of residence on the previous day.

The violations of the ban on travel were recorded in the regions of Attica (11) and in Central Macedonia (9).

It is noted that fines of 300 euros were imposed for these violations, while police removed the number plates of 20 vehicles for 60 days. Since the start of this measure, a total of 1,099 violations of this type have been confirmed and an equal number of 300-euro fines imposed, while in 712 cases the number plates have been removed for 60 days.

At the same time, 1,175 fines of 150 euro were imposed throughout Greece on Thursday for unnecessary movement outside the home. Specifically, there were 445 in Attica, 161 in Thessaloniki, 67 in Western Greece, 59 on Crete, 89 in Central Macedonia, 75 on the Ionian islands, 50 in the Peloponnese, 41 in Thessaly, 56 in the Northern Aegean, 39 in Central Greece, 45 in the Southern Aegean, 33 in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, 13 in Epirus and two in Western Macedonia.

Since the beginning of the measure, on Monday, March 23, a total of 50,486 violations have been confirmed throughout Greece and an equal number of fines have been imposed.

Also, eight violations were confirmed for flouting the ban on the operation of stores. Since the beginning of the measure, on Thursday, March 12, 496 violations have been confirmed across the country and 476 people have been arrested.

Greek police stressed that inspections continue with undiminished intensity, in order to protect public health.


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