ECONOMY

Stiff penalties for health rule breakers

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Businesses found to be committing serious violations of health rules aimed at curbing the coronavirus face being shut down for three months and hefty fines.

This is according to a joint ministerial decision published on Thursday in the Government Gazette.

Fines can range from 1,000 to 50,000 euros and closures from 15 to 90 days.