Josephine Koumettou

Road Transport Department extends validity of M.O.T certificate to end of April

The Road Transport Department announced on Thursday the extension of the validity of the M.O.T. certificate (roadworthiness test) for vehicles to the end of...

Presidential Commissioner hands over first batch of medicine for Turkish Cypriots

The office of the Presidential Commissioner handed over on Thursday a batch of medicine for Turkish Cypriot patients, who are registered at Gesy, the...

Coronavirus: A doctor from Paphos Hospital rushed to ICU at Limassol Hospital

A doctor from the Pneumonology Clinic of Paphos Hospital was rushed to Limassol Hospital's Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on Thursday, the CNA reports. The doctor's...

Full solidarity with Greece, Bulgaria & Cyprus over borders expressed in EU Council draft conclusions

Full solidarity with Greece, Bulgaria and Cyprus over the border situation and migration is expressed in the European Council teleconference draft conclusions of the...

Coronavirus: Public and private hospitals join forces to tackle pandemic

Public and private hospitals are joining forces, forming a partnership to tackle the COVID19 pandemic. The two sides have reached an agreement the terms...

Cyprus is evaluating choroquine as a drug which could be used against Covid-19

A consultative committee of experts at the Cyprus Ministry of Health is in the process of evaluating a medicine, specifically chloroquine, used against the...

Coronavirus: Two more patients discharged on Thursday from Famagusta Hospital

Two more patients cured from Covid-19 were discharged around noon on Thursday from the referral hospital in Famagusta, the CNA reports. The cured patients are...

Coronavirus impact on shipping unavoidable, Deputy Minister says

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic outbreak will be unavoidable Deputy Minister of Shipping Natasa Pilides has said, expressing hope that industry will bounce...

Coronavirus: Council of Ministers approves €50,000 emergency funding to animal NGOs

The government will give €50,000 in emergency funds to beleaguered animal welfare associations as they struggle to feed animals under stringent restrictions imposed to...

Coronavirus: A round-up of the latest developments in Cyprus

Another eight people tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday in the Republic of Cyprus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 132, while...

Coronavirus: Big batch of samples taken at Larnaca Hospital comes out negative

Good news on Thursday for Larnaca Hospital as 83 of the 180 samples taken for analysis from the Pathology Clinic at Larnaca hospital came...

Coronavirus: The Crisis Management Centre to the rescue of pets trapped at home

Among the hundreds of calls that come through to the national Crisis Management Centre at the Foreign Ministry are those of people stranded abroad...

Labour MInistry issues dust warning for Thursday

The Labour Ministry has issued a dust warning for today. It said that high concentrations of dust are observed in the air according to measurements...

Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

Coronavirus cases across the globe jumped on Thursday as Japan planned to set up a special virus task force and New Zealand went under...

Kosovo lawmakers dismiss government in no-confidence vote

Kosovo lawmakers dismissed the government of Prime Minister Albin Kurti in a no-confidence vote on Wednesday, triggering a political crisis as the Balkan country tries...

Coronavirus: 7 patients discharged so far from Famagusta referral hospital, 19 being treated

Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Health Christina Yiannaki said that until Wednesday seven patients have been discharged at Famagusta Hospital, the referral hospital...

Coronavirus: Blood Bank in urgent call for donations

The Blood Bank issued on Wednesday another urgent plea to volunteers for blood donations amid shortages faced due to the Covid-19 crisis. "At this difficult...

Coronavirus: Citizen Service Centres only available by appointment as of March 26

The Ministry of Finance announced on Wednesday that services at the Citizen Service Centres (ΚΕΠ) across Cyprus are now only available by telephone appointment...

House plenary to vote on Friday bills addressing coronavirus pandemic

Political party leaders or representatives in a teleconference on Wednesday, chaired by House President Demetris Syllouris, discussed the forthcoming submission before the parliament of...

Council of Ministers expected to approve on Thursday a reviewed package of measures to boost the economy

A reviewed package of measures to boost the economy due to repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic will be put before the Council of Ministers...

Coronavirus: British bases are in close cooperation with Cyprus government, Commander says

Major General Robert J. Thomson, Commander of the British Forces in Cyprus told in-Cyprus that the British Bases are in step with the Republic...

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Chinese medical supplies to arrive in Cyprus on Aegean flight

Aegean has offered free transport of much needed medical supplies from China, to speed up the process and strengthen Cyprus' fight against the coronavirus. According...

How to pay a restriction violation fine

Fines for violations of the restriction decrees, enforced on March 24, are payable as follows: Any commercial bank connected to the payment provider or providers...

What we don’t yet know about the coronavirus

It has been only three months since reports first emerged from China of an unknown virus causing unusual cases of pneumonia, and scientists and...

Coronavirus patient critical at Limassol hospital

A coronavirus patient at Limassol hospital is reported to be in critical condition and has been placed on a respirator. According to the State Health...

24 coronavirus patients at the Famagusta reference hospital

Nine more coronavirus patients have been admitted to the Famagusta hospital, the reference institution for confirmed cases, raising the number to 24. According to CNA...