Josephine Koumettou

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

Covid cases continued to edge down on Thursday with five new announced, among which one from a Nicosia supermarket outlet where cases have been...

Civil Defence responded to 20,000 calls for information on lockdown measures

According to data released on Friday by Cyprus Civil Defence, the latter's call operators responded since March 28 to 20,000 phone calls from the...

Cyprus receives fifth batch of medical consumables from China

Cyprus` Ministry of Health has announced that a fifth batch of medical consumables from China arrived in Cyprus on Thursday evening. The cargo was on...

Erimi congregation: 14 booked after tracing of licence plates

Police booked 14 faithful on Thursday for attending a church service in Erimi in violation of lockdown decrees, after tracing the owners of cars...

Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

Latest update: 24/04/2020 09:10 Reported cases of the coronavirus have crossed 2.7 million globally and 189,970 people have died, according to a Reuters tally as...

Coronavirus tally rises to 91 on Italian cruise ship in Japan

As many as 91 crew of an Italian cruise ship docked in Japan's southwestern port of Nagasaki are infected with coronavirus, officials said on...

Vouchers with €80 million in state guarantees for tourists

The Cabinet approved on Thursday a bill that allows tourist businesses to offer their customers compensation in 18-month vouchers aiming to keep travel agencies...

Private and public outpatient clinics to reopen on Monday

The Health Ministry announced on Thursday evening the reopening of outpatient clinics in public and private hospitals as of Monday April 27. A provision concerning...

18.9% of Covid patients in Cyprus have recovered, according to latest report (graphs)

According to the latest report by the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit with data up to April 21, 18.9% of Covid patients in Cyprus have recovered...

New Covid cases at Alpha Mega Engomi, Akaki Health Centre

In its capacity to make public, for reasons of public health, those public and private entities where Covid-19 cases have been found, the Health...

230 domestic violence incidents in March

230 incidents of domestic violence were reported in Cyprus for March, President of the House Committee on Human Rights and Equal Opportunities for Men...

New MoH decree lists Veterinary Services as essential

A new decree issued on Thursday by the Ministry of Health adds the Agriculture Ministry's Veterinary Services among essential services, the CNA reports. The decree...

Cabinet approves additional MoL measures to support workers

The Council of Ministers approved on Thursday a set of measures proposed by Labour Minister Zeta Emilianidou that expand the government's support schemes to...

Kostrikis: “I think beaches will open soon”

Member of the committee of health experts advising the government on Covid-19 Dr Leontios Kostrikis said on Thursday that beaches will likely open soon...

Stay at home with the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven’s 7th Symphony

The Cyprus Symphony Orchestra continues its cycle of online performances with Beethoven's 7th Symphony from the CySO archive. The performance will be streamed on Saturday,...

Case found at Larnaca Hospital’s surgical ward

Within its capacity to announce, for reasons of public safety, those public and private entities where new Covid-19 cases have been found, the Health...

Expert adviser: “We proposed the obligatory use of masks”

Dr Petros Karayiannis, a member of the team of experts consulting President Nicos Anastasiades on Coronavirus, said on Thursday that among the team's latest...

A night on the New York subway: Homeless find shelter underground during pandemic

NEW YORK, April 22 (Reuters) - The lights still scream for attention, but on this night Times Square has the feel of an abandoned...

How the EU can finance economic recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic

The European Union is looking at ways to revive its economy after what is expected to be the 27-nation bloc's deepest recession, caused by...

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

A man has died from Covid-19 in the Republic of Cyprus after many days with no fatalities, raising the tally to 13, nine men...

Half a million police checks for Covid decrees until yesterday

More than half a million checks were completed by Police in the framework of enforcing the government's decrees on Covid-19. According to police data published...

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Repatriates make 7 out of 8 new coronavirus cases reported today

Repatriates made 7 out of eight new coronavirus cases reported today by the health ministry out of a total of 1953 tests, raising the number...

It’s merciless-Major blaze near the Panayia Evangelistria chapel in Xylofagou

  It's been a very difficult day for the fire and forestry departments as more than a dozen fires broke out all over Cyprus. A major...

Second fire at Diorios-Kapouti area in north-6th front today

  A second fire has broken out in the Diorios-Kapouti area in the Turkish-occupied north, a week after a massive blaze caused major destruction in...

Malta-Greece top low risk, Switzerland-Czech Republic higher risk for visitors to Cyprus

The Health Ministry announced the results of an epidemiological risk assessment, in an attempt to classify low and higher risk countries, when international airports...

Major Achna fire under control after burning farms, animals and tractors (update)

  A dramatic effort by a strong ground fire fighting force, a Russian Gamov helicopter and dozens of locals, brought a major blaze in the...