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Schools, nurseries to reopen on May 21, attendance ‘by rotation’

Schools, nurseries and private teaching institutes will reopen for all pupils on May 21 at the start of Phase Two of the easing of...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the new coronavirus

Latest update: 06/05/2020 08:48 More than 3.67 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 255,848 have died, according...

Education Ministry boosts ‘art cinema’ venues with funding

The Education Ministry invited on Wednesday managers of cinema venues that screen Cypriot and European films to apply for its special allowance for the...

331 patients recovered from Covid-19 in Cyprus (infographics)

According to the latest infographics published by the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health, as of May 3 331 patients (38% of...

Cyprus has 3rd fewest Covid-19 cases, 5th fewest deaths in Europe – ECDC (table)

Cyprus has the third-lowest number of Coronavirus cases in Europe, according to a European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) update on Tuesday. According...

Thousands to be repatriated in May as others seek a way into Europe

Around 3000 Cypriot citizens will be repatriated in May, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said on Monday, as others stranded outside Europe are getting increasingly...

One dies, four test positive to Covid-19

One person with Coronavirus has died at the Nicosia Hospital ICU, a man aged 56 years old with serious underlying conditions, but his death...

New list of labs conducting Covid-19 tests for workers

The Ministry of Health published on Tuesday a new list of labs conducting Coronavirus tests for workers as follows: ACT-BIO LABS Emails: [email protected] / [email protected]

More than 200 domestic violence incidents handled in April

The Association for the Prevention and Handling of Violence in the Family (SPAVO) handled more than 200 domestic violence incidents in April, the CNA...

Fire Service: “A car fire extinguisher can save your life” (video)

The Fire Service advised on Tuesday via social media that a car fire extinguisher in a car can save lives in case of a...

Nicosia: Fire Service responds to 21 calls for help due to extreme weather

The Fire Service responded to 21 calls for help in Nicosia on Tuesday as heavy rain and hail batter the capital. A spokesman for the...

Cyprus pledges €200,000 to the WHO

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said on Tuesday that Cyprus pledges €200,000 to the WHO, to reinforce efforts against COVID-19. Cyprus applauds the Coronavirus Global...

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

Another two people tested positive for Covid-19, the lowest number in a single day since the first cases two months ago, as the Health...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the new coronavirus

Latest update: 05/05/2020 08:11 More than 3.59 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 250,386 have died, according...

Sampling of retail employees continues, testing at building sites starts tomorrow

Collection of samples from employees in retail is in progress within the framework of the implementation of Phase One of Cyprus' exit strategy, the...

Groups of patients/citizens redirected to Public Health Medical Centres for the Covid test

The Ministry of Health, for public health reasons and aiming to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, especially in vulnerable groups of the...

Study: When will Covid-19 end in Cyprus?

A Singapore University of Technology and Design study published on April 28 predicts the lifecycle of the Coronavirus pandemic in many countries, including Cyprus. According...

Bicommunal Technical Committees on Education & Crime promote project to combat cyberbullying

Bicommunal Technical Committees on Education and on Crime and Criminal Issues are currently promoting the implementation of a project on issues related to cyber...

Cyprus President holds phone conversation with Pope Francis

COVID-19 pandemic was discussed between Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Pope Francis during a phone conversation Monday afternoon. A written statement by the Government Spokesperson...

Labour Inspection Department checks 370 retail businesses, 95 construction sites for compliance

The Labour Inspection Department said on Monday that by 1 pm on the first day of the easing of restrictions it had checked 370...

Two test positive for Covid-19, lowest number in 2 months

Two people have tested positive for Coronavirus, both imported cases, after 1490 diagnostic tests the Health Ministry said on Monday, on Cyprus' first day...

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UK helps employers with slow phase-in of job shield costs

British finance minister Rishi Sunak offered fresh help to employers hit by the coronavirus shutdown on Friday, announcing that future contributions they must make...

One new Covid-19 case from repatriations

There was one new Covid-19 case in Cyprus, the Health Ministry said on Friday, from a total of 2363 tests, bringing the total number...

Limassol: Dead body found in warehouse

  A body has been found in the light shaft of a warehouse on Nicos Georgiou street in Limassol, philenews reports. It said the body of...

Holy Synod to allow weddings during pre-Christmas fasting period

As a result of Covid-prompted wedding postponements, the Holy Synod has decided to allow wedding ceremonies during the pre-Christmas fasting period this year until...

President to discuss phase 3 with scientific advisors on Tuesday

  The team of scientists advising the government on the coronavirus outbreak are due to hold a new meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades on Tuesday...