Police arrest over 200 people and issue fines for more than 1,400 curfew violations



Greek police on Saturday announced that there were 1,400 recorded violations of curfew restrictions imposed to stop the spread of coronavirus throughout Greece, while the total number of those arrested was at 296 people since March 12.

Specifically, police said that violations of curfew were recorded in the region of Attica (547), on Crete (120), on the Ionian islands (104), in Thessaloniki (72), in Central Greece (72), in Western Greece (71), in Central Macedonia (66) in the Peloponnese (65), in Thessaly (62), in Epirus (60), on the southern Aegean islands (54), in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace (50), on the islands of the North Aegean (23) and in Western Macedonia (19).

It is noted that a total of 6,606 violations have been recorded since the first day of the measure on Monday, March 23.

Police also made seven arrests for the illegal operation of business premises, of which three were in Attica region, one in the Peloponnese, one in Central Macedonia, one in Epirus and one in Thessaly region.