Greeks pay over half a million euros in Covid-19 fines in a day
Greeks were fined a total of over half a million Euros for violating Covid-19 measures following intensive police inspections on Saturday.
On Saturday, Greek law enforcement agencies carried out 65,388 inspections, the majority of which were conducted by EL.AS.
A total of 521,550 euros in fines and a 15-day “padlock” were imposed on two companies, while 1,773 cases of violations were found.
Police also made three arrests for breaches of regulations related to the operation of businesses.
Two employees of a supermarket in Korydallos were fined 300 euros each for being in the food factory and socialising in breach of distance rules without wearing a mask.
Two cafes were suspended for 15 days, one in the Attica Region and the other in the Peloponnese Region, while at the same time fines of 5,000 and 3,000 euros were imposed to the owners of the businesses, respectively.
A fine of 5,000 euros was also imposed on a clothing store in Attica.
Apart from the Hellenic Police, daily inspections are carried out by the Coast Guard, the Inter-Service Market Control Unit (DIMEA), the Municipal Police, the Labor Corps Inspectors, and the National Transparency Authority.
You may be interested
Visit the Greek island in the 100 most impressive list in the worldPanos - Aug 05, 2021
Ios was recently included in the list of the most impressive islands in the world on the news site Insider.com.…
Mitsotakis: The critical infrastructures endured – The houses will be rebuiltPanos - Aug 05, 2021
The Greek Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the Deputy Minister of Civil Protection, Nikos Hardalias made statements after the extraordinary…
Ancient Olympia: The International Olympic Academy is safe for now – Battle with the fire resurgences (video)Panos - Aug 05, 2021
A new alarm for Ancient Olympia as, early in the morning, a new front emerged, heading towards the facilities of…