Greek Police Fine 66 for Violating Minimum Distance and Face Mask Rules on Tuesday

ATHENS – The Greek police on Wednesday announced that 66 violations of minimum safety distance and face mask rules were ascertained throughout Greece on Tuesday, May 5.

According to the Greek police, the specific violations, for which fines of 150 euros were imposed, occurred in the following areas: 42 in Attica, 7 in Thessaly, 5 in Epirus, 4 in Western Greece, 4 on Crete, and on in Central Greece, in Central Macedonia in the North Aegean and on the Ionian islands. A total of 91 violations have been written out since the start of the measure on May 4.

Regarding movements outside the prefecture of residence, 90 violations were ascertained throughout the country and an equal number of fines of 150 euros were imposed, as follows: 33 in Central Macedonia, 13 in Thessaloniki, 11 in Western Greece, 11 in Attica, 5 in Central Greece, 5 on Crete, 3 in Epirus , 3 in Western Macedonia, three in Easter Macedonia and Thrace, two in the Peloponnese and one in Thessaly.

There were 9 violations related to the operation of businesses and 10 people were arrested. Since the specific restrictive measure was imposed on Thursday, March 12, there has been a total of 578 violations of this type throughout Greece and 557 people have been arrested.


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