Josephine Koumettou

Forms for confirmation of movement in English and SMS instructions under lockdown

The Government's instructions on permission of movement as published in English under the lockdown effective from 6pm on March 24 until April 13: Purpose of...

Coronavirus: Two dead, another eight test positive, brings total to 124

The Health Ministry announced on Tuesday that two patients have died from Covid-19 and another eight have tested positive, bringing the total number of...

More than 110,000 teachers and pupils to gain access to distance learning courses, MoE says

More than 110 thousand teachers and pupils have access to the distance learning system, the Ministry of Education is developing, said Education Minister Prodromos...

Coronavirus: Church fills with people moments before lockdown enters into force (photos)

The faithful flocked to churches where since 4 pm this afternoon masses were being held for the feast of the Annunciation, philenews reports, open...

Coronavirus: Those who fail to comply with MoH decrees will be brought to Justice, MoJ says

Those who fail to comply with the decrees issued by the Minister of Health in an effort to contain the spread of coronavirus, will...

Coronavirus: MoH issues update on how to report symptoms

The Ministry of Health issued an update on Tuesday on how to report Covid-19 symptoms: If a citizen presents suspicious symptoms related to Coronavirus,...

Coronavirus: Permissions to animal welfare employees and volunteers under lockdown

The Veterinary Services announce that special permission will be granted to animal welfare staff and volunteers during the lockdown to allow them to feed...

Tokyo Olympic Games delayed to 2021, easing athletes’ angst

Japan and the Olympics movement decided on Tuesday to delay this year's Tokyo Games into 2021 as the coronavirus crisis obliterated the world's last major...

Coronavirus: Polish and Greek nationals to be repatriated from Larnaca on Tuesday

Two flights to Athens and Warsaw will depart on Tuesday from Larnaca airport to repatriate foreign nationals who were stranded in Cyprus as a...

Coronavirus: Drive-through checks at Famagusta Hospital

The Famagusta Hospital, the referral hospital for Covid-19, will be taking samples via drive-through from people presenting symptoms and had previously reported them through...

Coronavirus: Labour Ministry launches website for support packet to workers and businesses

The Ministry of Labour launched on Tuesday a website (in Greek) with information to the public on its support package for workers and businesses...

Coronavirus: 17 patients being treated at Famagusta referral hospital

A total of 17 patients are being treated on Tuesday at Famagusta Hospital, the referral hospital for Covid-19. According to CNA, yesterday three patients were...

Coronavirus: Big batch of tests carried out at Paphos hospital came out negative

Some good news arrived on Tuesday at Paphos hospital who had a large delivery of test results from samples taken days ago from its...

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

Another 21 people tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday in the Republic of Cyprus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 116, while one...

Coronavirus: Another positive case in Turkish held north Cyprus, total now 40

Another positive Covid-19 case was announced on Monday in the Turkish-held north, bringing the total number of positive cases there to 40. The new case...

Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating, the World Health Organization said, with more than 377,000 cases now recorded and infections reported from nearly every country. DEATHS,...

Coronavirus: Paphos hospital remains closed on Tuesday

Paphos hospital will remain closed on Tuesday according to an announcement by the Minstry of Health, but the A&E will remain in operation for...

Coronavirus: Which businesses will close and which will remain open under lockdown

These are the retail businesses that will remain open and those that will close following the President's lockdown announcement on Monday night in effect...

Coronavirus: Italian cruise ship with 65 cases unloaded ‘very ill’ crew member in Limassol

Italian cruise ship Costa Diadema arrived in Limassol through the Suez canal at 3 am on Tuesday and unloaded a crew member in critical...

Coronavirus: Intubated patient transferred from referral hospital to Nicosia

A patient that was being treated at the ICU of the Famagusta hospital, the referral hospital for Covid-19, was transferred last night to the...

Coronavirus: Another 21 test positive, brings total to 116

The Health Ministry announced on Monday that another 21 patients have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 116...

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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...