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Retail kick-starts with queues, increased traffic on roads and discounts (photos)

The first day of Cyprus' gradual exit from the Coronavirus lockdown was marked in the retail sector by increased traffic in the streets, long...

1466: A new helpline for child victims of violence and neglect

The “Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center for the defence and promotion of children's rights announced on Monday the launch of the helpline 1466...

Businesses reopen in occupied north without movement restrictions

Movement restrictions are lifted as of today in the Turkish-held north and businesses reopen in the construction sector, retail, car sector and other, and...

Guidelines for the protection of workers at construction sites from Covid-19

The Ministry of Health and the Labour Ministry have published a set of guidelines for the protection of workers at construction sites who went...

Stream Broadway shows and musicals online

If you want to watch Broadway shows and musicals from the comfort of your own home you can now do so through BroadwayHD. BroadwayHD is...

What does new data say about Gilead’s experimental coronavirus drug?

New clinical data on Gilead Sciences Inc's experimental antiviral drug remdesivir has raised hopes it might be an effective treatment for the novel coronavirus...

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

Cyprus takes its first steps for the gradual return to normality as officials issue calls for self-discipline as the lockdown eases. Here are your essential...

WHO’s Ryan says world is in ‘fight of our lives’, but there is hope

Parts of the world are starting to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic and to cautiously resume some sort of normal life, but the new...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the new coronavirus

Latest update: 04/05/2020 07:54 More than 3.52 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 246,910 have died, according...

35.4% of Covid cases have recovered – MoH latest report

The latest report on Covid-19 by the Health Ministry's Epidemiological Surveillance Unit with data up to April 28 reveals that 35.4% of people who...

Seven new cases of Covid-19, total now 850

The Health Ministry’s expert scientists announced on Thursday 7 new cases of coronavirus, one more from the six reported yesterday, out of a total...

Cyprus follows our recommendations from the beginning, WHO Europe Director says (video)

https://youtu.be/HxHlIyN_ft8 Since the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cyprus has been following WHO recommendations, WHO Regional Director for Europe Hans Kluge has said replying...

Maximum 12 pupils per classroom for those going back to school

Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou announced on Thursday the details for those final year pupils in public lyceums and technical schools as well as final...

Guidelines for employees returning to work in Phases One and Two

The Health Ministry in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour issued on Thursday a number of guidelines for those employees that will go back...

Retail businesses contribute €1b to country’s GDP, FinMin says

  Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said on Thursday that the businesses selected to open in the initial stages of restarting the economy were based among...

Shops to remain closed on May 1

The Ministry of Labour said on Thursday that General Businesses will remain closed for the public holiday on Friday, May 1, 2020. The Special Shops...

Coronavirus myth busters, by the WHO

There are currently no drugs licensed for the treatment or prevention of COVID-19 While several drug trials are ongoing, there is currently no proof that...

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

President Nicos Anastasiades announced on Wednesday evening by televised address stages one and two of the gradual easing of the Coronavirus lockout, as new...

Man arrested, to appear before Court for threats against health expert

FILE PHOTO A 35-year-old man from Nicosia district was arrested on Wednesday night for threatening calls against health expert Dr Leontios Kostrikis, a member of...

Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

Latest update: 30/04/2020 08:45 More than 3.19 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 226,880 have died, according...

Categories of citizens at serious risk from Covid-19

The Ministry of Health issued late on Wednesday a list with the categories of citizens that are at serious risk if they become infected...

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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...