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Man who assaulted police during check jailed for 20 days

The Limassol District Court sentenced a 30 year old man from Georgia on Monday to 20 days in jail for assaulting police officers last...

Innovation Minister: Citizens attempting a 2nd SMS will be rejected by system

The system will automatically reject a second request by SMS to citizens requesting movement by exception for a second time in the same day...

Only use 112 and 119 for emergencies, police says

Police urged citizens on Monday not to use the emergency numbers 112 and 199 to seek information on movement restriction measures for Covid-19. "We have...

Limassol: Man arrested for taking marijuana to quarantine hotel

A 20 year old was arrested on Monday afternoon by Limassol police for attempting to carry marijuana into a hotel being used as a...

One dies, 16 test positive for coronavirus

One more person has died, a man aged 77 years, and another 16 people have tested positive for coronavirus, the Health Ministry said on...

Covid-19: Tax department suspends payments of VAT

Suspension of payment of the VAT in the framework of the support programme to address the effects of the virus COVID-19: Under the Value Added...

Patients call on public to not panic-buy medicine

The Pancyprian Federation Of Patients Associations (Osak) has called on the public on Monday to not stockpile medication and assured that there is enough in the...

Spike in positive cases makes sense, professor says

  The surge in Covid-19 cases in Cyprus was expected, they will increase even further but we can contain further spread, according to Constantinos Tsioutis,...

Government shares bank account details for Covid-19 donations

The government issued an announcement on Monday providing its bank account details for donations towards its efforts to combat Covid-19 following requests from the...

Doctors: Hospitals under strain, citizens should behave responsibly

State doctors' union Pasyki issued an announcement on Monday noting that the surge in positive Covid-19 cases is putting a strain on hospitals and...

Covid-19: A round-up of the latest developments in Cyprus

Another person has died and another 35 people tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday in the Republic of Cyprus, bringing the total number of deaths...

Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday extended his stay-at-home guidelines until the end of April, dropping a hotly criticized plan to get the economy...

EasyJet officially grounds all aircraft for scheduled flights

EasyJet announced on Monday that it grounds all its aircraft for scheduled flights effective immediately following flight bans from several governments due to the...

One repatriation flight arrives in Larnaca from Athens

One repatriation flight arrives tonight at Larnaca Airport from Athens carrying back 40 passengers, the CNA reports. The passengers had been stranded in Athens following...

Cyprus Chamber of Commerce sets up account for Covid-19 donations

The Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) announced on Monday that due to a great number of phone calls it has been receiving...

Increased cloud today, likely isolated showers in the afternoon

Increased cloud will be observed today island-wide that may result in isolated showers in the afternoon and in the evening. Temperatures will reach 22 C...

Covid-19: Special sickness allowance applications now open, says MoL

The Ministry of Labour announced late on Sunday that the electronic applications for the Special Sickness Allowance (EEA2) are now open on the website...

One Limassol neighbourhood gets creative playing BINGO from their balconies under lockdown

A Limassol neighbourhood was caught on camera on Friday evening playing BINGO together, each from the balconies and patios of their own homes. In the...

2 die,16 test positive to Covid-19

The Health Ministry announced on Friday that another two people died and another 16 people have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number...

Supermarkets to close on April 1 national holiday

The Cyprus Supermarket Association said on Friday that supermarkets will remain closed for the national holiday of April 1. In its announcement, the Association also...

Refugees and immigrants unprotected from Covid-19, say NGOs

While Cyprus has enforced stringent measures to contain the spread of Covid-19, NGOs says that refugees and immigrants are left uninformed, without the necessary...

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Cyprus in lockdown: All the new measures

A new decree under the Quarantine Law Act was issued today by Health Minister Constantinos  to tackle coronavirus . This is the full text of...

Israel to use computer analysis to find likely coronavirus carriers

Israel's defence ministry plans to use software that analyses data gathered from mobile phones - produced, according to Israeli media, by the spyware firm...

Exceptions to ‘one permission a day’ rule

    Tougher lockdown rules come into force at 6 am on Tuesday, with members of the public only allowed to send one SMS to leave...

Man who assaulted police during check jailed for 20 days

The Limassol District Court sentenced a 30 year old man from Georgia on Monday to 20 days in jail for assaulting police officers last...

Cyprus tightens lockdown-UPDATE

Permission to leave the house will be limited to once a day and gatherings at houses will be restricted only to its residents, under...