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Greek Police Fine 27 for Violating Minimum Distance and Face Mask Rules

ATHENS – The Greek police on Sunday announced that 27 violations of minimum safety distance and face mask rules were ascertained throughout Greece on Sunday, May 10.

According to the Greek police, the specific violations, for which fines of 150 euros were imposed, occurred in the following areas: 15 in Attica, eight in the North Aegean, two on Crete, 2 in Southern Aegean, one in Western Greece, and one in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace. A total of 202 violations of this type have been written up since the start of the measure.

Regarding movements outside the prefecture of residence, 137 violations were ascertained throughout the country and an equal number of fines of 150 euros were imposed, as follows: 29 in Attica, 26 in Central Macedonia, 24 in Thessaloniki, 24 in Thessaly, 11 in Central Greece, nine in Epirus, six in Western Greece, five in Western Macedonia, two in Eastern Macedonia-Thrace and one in the Peloponnese. A total of 667 violations have been written out since the start of the measure.

There were seven violations related to the operation of businesses and seven people were arrested. Since the specific restrictive measure was imposed on Thursday, March 12, there has been a total of 599 violations of this type throughout Greece and 579 people have been arrested.

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