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Coronavirus: Government asks SBA to implement same policy

The Republic of Cyprus expects the Sovereign Base Areas Administration to implement the same policy and measures announced by the Republic of Cyprus to...

CBC governor:Banks should transfer capital cushion to economy

Constantinos Herodotou, Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC), will hold a teleconference with the chiefs of the Cypriot commercial banks to discuss...

What you need to know about coronavirus today

Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus epidemic today: "Worst ahead" Bars, restaurants, theatres and movie houses in New York and Los Angeles are...

Coronavirus: €750 grant for students who do not return to Cyprus over Easter

The Education Ministry has announced that following yesterday's decision by the Council of Ministers it has set up an electronic platform to accept applications...

Make us ventilators to fight coronavirus, UK asks Ford and Rolls Royce

Britain has asked manufacturers including Ford, Honda and Rolls Royce to help make health equipment including ventilators to cope with the coronavirus outbreak and...

Greece to shut shops, quarantine all arrivals from abroad

Greece announced on Monday it will shut all shops apart from supermarkets, pharmacies, banks, petrol stations and food delivery services, and put anyone arriving...

Coronavirus: Post office suspends post to a number of countries

The post office has issued an update: https://in-cyprus.com/coronavirus-postal-services-suspended-for-all-countries-except-greece/     The Post Office has announced that because of the spread of coronavirus, a number of airlines have suspended...

UPDATE-Coronavirus: Supermarkets say ample stocks, mull capping antiseptic purchases

Supermarkets have urged consumers to stay calm and assured that there are ample stocks. In a statement to philenews on Monday, the executive director of...

Coronavirus: One arrest, 22 denied entry in northern Cyprus

Turkish Cypriot authorities have arrested a 69 year old man who arrived in northern Cyprus two days ago from abroad but did not comply...

Coronavirus: Kapnos suspends service to airports from March 18

Kapnos Airport Shuttle Ltd announced on Monday that it was temporarily suspending its shuttle service to and from Larnaca and Paphos airports from March...

Coronavirus: Cyprus Airways suspends flights from March 17 to April 30

Cyprus Airways said on Monday that further to the additional measures announced yesterday by the Cypriot government to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19)...

Coronavirus: Flight cancellations continue at Cyprus’ airports

Cancellation of flights to and from Larnaca and Paphos Airports are continuing in the wake of the sweeping new measures adopted by the government...

Coronavirus: First two patients to be discharged from hospital

The first two patients hospitalised after testing positive for coronavirus are to be discharged today from Famagusta Hospital in Paralimni which is the referral...

Coronavirus: Vulnerable groups of population restricted from workplace

This story has now been updated to reflect clarifications issued by the Health Ministry   https://in-cyprus.com/coronavirus-ministry-clarifications-on-vulnerable-groups-and-workplace-rules/   The government has published the list of vulnerable groups of the...

Coronavirus: Latest travel advice from Foreign Ministry

The Foreign Ministry has issued an updated travel advisory, valid from 6 pm, Monday, March 16. Travel advice: Avoid all travel abroad unless absolutely necessary. Travel advice...

EU plans to agree coordinated economic coronavirus response on Monday

European Union finance ministers plan to agree on Monday on a coordinated economic response to the coronavirus pandemic, with the European Commission forecasting the...

Increased cloud today, drop in temperatures from tomorrow

Weak low pressure is affecting the area while a relatively cold air mass is expected on Tuesday. On Monday, there will be intervals of locally...

New York, LA shut bars and restaurants, world’s c.banks coordinate to combat coronavirus

Bars, restaurants, theatres and movie houses in New York and Los Angeles were ordered to shut down and several nations in South and Central...

Airlines slash schedules, jobs and pay after new travel restrictions

Airlines around the world announced they would make more drastic reductions to their flying schedules, cut jobs and seek government aid after countries further...

Coronavirus: Measures to support jobs, workers and vulnerable groups

  Measures to support employment, workers and vulnerable groups of the population  from the effects of the coronavirus protection measures, which are expected to cost...

FinMin: Net financial impact of support package to cost €450m

The net financial impact of the support package approved by the Council of Ministers on Sunday will bet  €450m, while another €250m will be...

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Coronavirus patient critical at Limassol hospital

A coronavirus patient at Limassol hospital is reported to be in critical condition and has been placed on a respirator. According to the State Health...

24 coronavirus patients at the Famagusta reference hospital

Nine more coronavirus patients have been admitted to the Famagusta hospital, the reference institution for confirmed cases, raising the number to 24. According to CNA...

Man attacks police during restriction checks, in custody

A 30 year old Georgian man was remanded in custody for 2 days by the district court in Limassol after attacking officers and damaging...

First batch of Chinese medical aid to Cyprus is ready

The first batch of the Chinese medical supplies assistance to Cyprus in aid of its coronavirus fight, is ready for transport, said Ambassador Huang...

Hope shines-Wuhan, source of virus, lifting lockdown

Τhe Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak first emerged, began lifting a two-month lockdown today by restarting some metro services and reopening...