Nightclub operation suspended due to breach of Covid rules
On Sunday, a nightclub owner in Larnaca was ordered by police to suspend operation of his establishment due to breaches of covid measures.
Police have fined a total of 11 citizens and 7 business owners across Cyprus in the past 24 hours for violating protection restrictions.
The force had carried out a total of 1,924 checks with 1,201 of the inspections related to valid passes. Most citizens were fined for not having protective masks.
As for fines to establishments, these concerned employees and/or managers who did not have a safepass or did not wear a face mask.
In Nicosia, the manager of a kiosk was ordered to pay a fine of 500 euros for working without a safepass. In Limassol, a hair salon was fined 1,000 euros because the owner did not have a safepass or face mask.
In Larnaka, the nightclub which was ordered to suspend operations was serving 300 customers instead of the protocol’s 200. Also, drinks were served at the bar and there was dancing on the dance floor. Next Monday, the case will be filed in court.
In addition, an employer of a hair salon was fined 500 euros because an employee did not wear a face mask.
In the Famagusta district, a bar owner was fined 500 euros for allowing a customer to enter without a safepass.
Three establishments have been fined in Paphos and 2 cases will go to court.
The third establishment was fined 750 euros because the manager and an employee worked without a face mask or a safepass and they did not check the customers for a safepass, to check their temperature and there was no signature suitable for entry.