Police booked 217 drivers and pedestrians who were found to be in violation of Covid-19 restriction measures between the early morning of Sunday and Monday.
Within 24 hours, police conducted a sum of 12,092 checks on vehicles and pedestrians, who are required to carry authorization in the form of a document or SMS allowing them to travel for permitted reasons and for a reasonable amount of time, according to government decrees in force in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus.
In Nicosia, police checked 3,131 drivers and pedestrians and reported 32 of them, in Limassol out of 2,471 checks 60 were reported, in Larnaca 1,793 were checked and 53 were reported, in Paphos out of 2,347 checks 21 were reported, in Famagusta out of 941 checks 29 violations were reported and in Morphou out of 148 checks six persons were found to be in violation of decrees in force.
Moreover, 975 checks were conducted by the police headquarters traffic division resulting in 10 reports. The Police Emergency Response Unit also made 43 checks, and reported nine violations.
Also, out of 1,756 checks in premises, nine violations were reported during the same 24-hour period.
On Sunday, coronavirus cases in the Republic of Cyprus rose to 633 after 17 new cases were confirmed, while one more death brought the death toll to 11.