No mask: € 5,300 fine at Eleftherios Venizelos airport

On Wednesday, August 25, 103,142 checks were carried out in the country, of which 61,800 were at the airport. 270 violations were confirmed, five people were detained by the police.

Monitoring the implementation of measures against the spread of coronavirus continues at an intensive pace throughout Greece. The number of detected cases of COVID-19 remains high, and experts are sounding the alarm, calling for disciplinary action and the use of fines for “violently resisting.”

A typical example is a citizen of the Eleftherios Venizelos airport who refused to undergo a covid test and wear a mask. As a result, the police fined him 5,300 euros and arrested him. A case has been initiated against the violator of the sanitary measures.

The authorities published the data of the checks:

176 violations for not using a mask and other related violations – 160 fines in the amount of 300 euros and another 16 fines of 150 euros. 26 violations of restrictions on movement, a fine of 300 euros, of which 10 in the Peloponnese, 9 in Crete and 7 in the North Aegean region. 68 violations and 5 arrests for non-compliance with the regulations for the operation of shops, private companies and other violations of the relevant legislation (violation of the working hours, non-use of a mask, percentage of square meters per person, etc.).

In Attica

Arrest and a fine of 2,000 euros for the temporary manager of the company with the imposition of a 7-day suspension of activities for violation of the customer service regulations. Arrest and a fine of 300 euros for an employee for not using a mask. Arrest and a fine of 5,300 euros for a citizen for refusing to take a covid test at the airport and for not using a mask.

In Central Greece, a fine of 2,000 euros for a temporary café-bar. Administrative penalty: 7-day suspension of work for the fact that there were no antiseptics on the tables.

In Central Macedonia

Arrest and a fine of 5,000 euros for a representative of the bar association with a 7-day disqualification for violating the customer service regulations. A fine of 2,000 euros to the cafeteria with a 7-day suspension of work for serving 2 customers in the premises without a vaccination or sickness certificate, and a fine of 300 euros for 2 customers. 15 violations, fines of 300 euros for non-use of the mask by employees and customers in stores.

Crete

A fine of 5,000 euros to the owner of the cafe for violation of the sanitary protocol. A fine of 2,000 euros for the owner of the entertainment establishment and a 7-day suspension of work for the use of music. 8 violations, fines of 300 euros for non-use of the mask by employees in stores.

There are 22 violations in the Ionian Islands, fines of 300 euros for non-use of the mask by employees and the owner in shops.

In the South Aegean Sea, 2 violations, fines of 300 euros for not using the mask by employees in stores.

In the North Aegean Sea, 2 violations, fines of 300 euros for non-use of the mask by employees in stores.

In Western Greece

Arrest and a fine of 2,000 euros for the owner of an entertainment establishment and suspension for 7 days for inappropriate customer service. 1 violation, € 300 fine for non-use of a mask by an employee in a store.

In the Peloponnese, a fine of € 1,500 for the citizen in charge of the event for not observing the prescribed distances between places and for the congestion of a large number of customers.

In West Macedonia, 2 violations of € 300 each for the owner and buyer not using the mask in shops.

In Epirus, fines of 300 euros for the 2nd cafe for exceeding the allowed occupancy of the number of visitors.

Since the introduction of anti-coronavirus measures (from November 7, 2020), a total of 9,734 such violations have been confirmed and 2,356 people have been arrested.





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