Greek Police Fine 31 for COVID-19 Violations on Thursday

ATHENS – The Greek police on Friday announced that five arrests were made on Thursday, May 14, for the unlawful operation of businesses.

Moreover, 31 violations of minimum safety distance and face mask rules were ascertained throughout Greece.

According to the Greek police, the specific violations, for which fines of 150 euros were imposed, occurred in the following areas: nine in Attica, six in the North Aegean, five in Western Greece, four on Crete, one in Central Greece and one in Thessaly. A total of 335 violations have been written out since the start of the measure.

Regarding movements outside the prefecture of residence, 80 violations were ascertained throughout the country and an equal number of fines of 150 euros were imposed, as follows: 31 in Thessaloniki, 16 in Central Macedonia, 10 in Attica, 31 in Thessaloniki, three in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, one in the North Aegean and one on Crete. A total of 1,025 violations have been written out since the start of the measure.


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