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111 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday

The Health Ministry announced 111 new COVID-19 cases on 9 November, out of 2,111 laboratory tests, taking confirmed infections to 6,098. The break-down of new...

34-year-old sentenced to four years in prison for possession of cannabis

The Permanent Criminal Court sentenced a 34-year-old to four years in prison for possession of more than two kilos of cannabis. The man was arrested...

Occupational therapists, dentists to join National Health System

The Health Insurance Organization announced that the registration of health providers to the National Health System will be done gradually. Consequently, as of Wednesday 11...

Cyprus and UAE Defence Ministers discuss enhancing bilateral cooperation

Cyprus' Minister of Defence, Charalambos Petrides had a telephone conversation on Monday with the Minister of Defence of the United Arab Emirates, Mohammed bin...

Health Ministry requisitioned four doctors from private sector

The Health Ministry proceeded with the requisition of four doctors from the private sector in order to help the treatment of COVID-19 patients in...

Cyprus trade deficit down in January – September 2020

Trade deficit in Cyprus was €3,269.1 mn in January – September 2020 compared to €3,746.5 mn in the corresponding period of 2019, on the...

Emergency works at Nicosia Walls have been completed

The Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage, the European Commission and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced on Monday the completion of the EU...

115 ICU beds at Nicosia General Hospital for COVID-19

One of the main issues raised in view of the increase of the COVID-19 cases is whether the health system is ready to deal...

President to present proposals to strengthen transparency

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades will present in the coming days a package of proposals to strengthen transparency, accountability and the rule of law, said...

Family of cataract patient filed complaint

The family of one of the patients who underwent a cataract surgery at Apollonion Hospital in Nicosia but were infected with a drug-resistant strain...

Greek government spokesman Petsas: The goal is to prevent the worst

"The government warmly congratulates Joe Biden on his election to the presidency of the United States of America," government spokesman Stelios Petsas said on...

Pfizer and BioNTech say their COVID-19 vaccine is over 90% effective

(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc said on Monday its experimental COVID-19 vaccine was more than 90% effective, a major victory in the fight against a...

Motor vehicle sales down by an annual 18% in January – October 2020

Moto vehicle sales in Cyprus dropped by an annual 18,5% for the period of January – October 2020, with sales affected by the coronavirus...

New anti-Covid measures expected during Monday’s meeting

New decisions are expected to be taken during a meeting on Monday evening under President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades with the...

POVEK organizing protest on 18 November outside the Presidential Palace

POVEK, the Cyprus Confederation of Professional Craftsmen and Shopkeepers, is organizing a big protest on Wednesday 18 November at 15:00, outside the Presidential Palace,...

Conditional release for migrants’ traffickers

Five people, remanded in custody for the case of illegal trafficking of 131 migrants, have been released under conditions. The defense lawyers of all...

Health crisis affects rents all over Cyprus

The health crisis of coronavirus from mid-March until today has had serious financial consequences, also affecting rents of commercial shops.   According to data presented by...

116 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday

The Health Ministry announced 116 new COVID-19 cases on 8 November, out of 2,803 laboratory tests, taking confirmed infections to 5,987. The break-down of new...

Chinese resident of Paphos donates 1,000 euros to PASYKAF in Paphos

Chinese resident of Paphos, Henry Alexandrou contributes almost daily protective masks to services, departments and organizations of Paphos as well as other protective equipment. Additionally,...

The Mitsis Commercial School of Lemithou to close down for two weeks

Due to the very big number of confirmed COVID-19 cases among students and teachers the Mitsis Commercial School of Lemithou will close down for...

Expert says Cyprus takes one step forward, two backwards

Professor of Microbiology/Molecular Virology at the University of Nicosia Medical School and member of the COVID-19 Scientific Team, Petros Karayannis, has warned that Cyprus...

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New covid cases under 200 today, number of hospitalised rising

  The health ministry announced 152 new cases of covid-19 over the past 24 hours, 11 of which were confirmed by PCR following an initial...

Central Bank Governor tests positive for covid

  Central Bank governor Constandinos Herodotou has tested positive for covid-19 and will self-isolate at home where he will continue his duties. Herodotou announced the positive...

Britain expects “very significant” week for Brexit talks as clock ticks down

  Britain and the European Union are heading into a “very significant” week, British foreign minister Dominic Raab said, as talks over a trade deal...

No restrictions to and from Limassol and Paphos as of midnight

  Authorities are suspending movement restrictions to and from Limassol and Paphos as of midnight in line with the new health ministry directives announced on...

Iran to give a ‘calculated’ response to nuclear scientist killing, says official

  Iran will give a “calculated and decisive” response to the killing of its top nuclear scientist, said a top adviser to Iran’s supreme leader,...