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Curfew Violations Reached 1,228 in Greece on Thursday

ATHENS – The Greek police on Friday said they had written out 29 fines for unauthorised movement outside the region of residence the previous day.

The violations of the ban on travel were recorded in the regions of Central Macedonia (12), Attica (10), in Thessaloniki (6) and in Western Macedonia (1).

Fines of 300 euros were imposed for each of these violations, while police removed the number plates of 14 vehicles for 60 days. Since the start of this measure, a total of 1,427 violations of this type have been confirmed and an equal number of 300-euro fines imposed, while in 904 cases the vehicle number plates have been removed for 60 days.

At the same time, 1,228 fines of 150 euro were imposed throughout Greece on Thursday for unnecessary movement outside the home. Specifically, there were 536 in Attica, 196 in Thessaloniki, 109 in Central Macedonia, 85 on Crete, 66 in Western Greece, 48 in Thessaly, 46 in the Peloponnese, 40 in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, 26 in the North Aegean, 20 in the North Aegean, 19 in Central Greece, 15 in the Ionian Islands, 12 in Epirus and 10 in Western Macedonia.

Since the beginning of the measure, on Monday, March 23, a total of 60,124 violations have been confirmed throughout Greece and an equal number of fines have been imposed.

Also, five violations were confirmed for flouting the ban on the operation of stores and four persons were arrested. Since the beginning of the measure, on Thursday, March 12, 552 violations have been confirmed across the country and 530 people have been arrested.

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

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