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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...

Coronavirus: Private Hospitals at the State’s disposal

Private Hospitals placed themselves at the services of the State on Monday at a video conference between the Minister of Health Constantinos Ioannou and...

State mulls €2 bil in guarantees to unlock credit to the economy amid Covid-19 crisis

The Cyprus government is considering a plan to provide state guarantees to banks amounting to €2 billion, in a bid to unlock credit to...

Have questions about Coronavirus? You can now text WHO on WhatsApp

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched a messaging service via WhatsApp to answer the public's question on Covid-19. According to the official announcement, the...

Coronavirus: Pharmaceutical Association observes delays in delivery of medicine

The Cyprus Pharmaceutical Association said on Monday that pharmacies are experiencing delays in the delivery of medicine from warehouses, the CNA reports. President of the...

Central Bank, police warn of mobile telephone scam

The Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC) warned on Monday of a mobile telephone scam showing the Central Bank as the caller asking the public...

Coronavirus: President to address the nation tonight at 20:30

President Nicos Anastasiades will address the nation on Monday at 20:30, who is anticipated to announce further measures to contain Covid-19. According to insider information...

Blood banks’ needs have stabilised to 200 units per day, more donations required

Cyprus’ blood needs have stabilized to 200 units per day, Acting head of the Blood Bank, Socratis Menelaou told CNA, adding that more people...

Coronavirus: Announcement for vehicle rental companies

The Ministry of Transport following from earlier announcements clarified on Monday that only the following apply to car rental companies: They must comply with...

Coronavirus: Larnaca Municipality calls for food donations, cancels national holiday parades

The Larnaca Municipality has called for food and monetary donations to its Social Grocery Store programme (Koinoniko Pantopolio) in an announcement on Monday. The municipal...

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

Another 11 people tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday afternoon in the Republic of Cyprus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 95, while...

Coronavirus: 49 passengers repatriated to Gatwick on Sunday from Paphos

49 passengers were repatriated to the UK on Sunday from Paphos airport, the CNA reports. The charter flight to London's Gatwick Airport departed at 15.40. No...

Coronavirus: Limassol, Larnaca Municipalities close parks, parking lots

The Limassol Municipality shut down on Sunday playgrounds and parking lots along the Molos promenade in an effort to stop large gatherings of people...

Coronavirus: Economy support package at least €1.5 billion

The government is close to finalising a rescue package for the economy to tackle the shockwaves brought about by Covid-19 measures, which according to...

Coronavirus: Nearly all experts in committee advising government in self-isolation

Almost the entire team advising the government on the coranavirus have been placed in self-isolation after two of its members in charge of the...

Paphos: Man arrested for dog theft, one dog found

One individual has been arrested on suspicion of stealing four dogs in Kouklia village on March 13-14, the CNA reports. According to the police, the...

Partly cloudy, temperatures at 19 C

Today will be partly cloudy, the Met department said in its morning forecast, and some light rain might fall in the afternoon locally. Temperatures will...

Coronavirus: Rules on operation of public hospitals extended for 48 hours

Measures governing the operation of public health facilities have been extended for another 48 hours. These were adopted by decree effective from March 20 in...

Coronavirus: Santa Marina outpatient clinic reopens after staff test negative

The outpatient clinic of the Santa Marina private hospital in Paralimni reopens on Monday after medical staff working at the hospital tested negative for...

Coronavirus: Another 11 test positive, brings total to 95

The Health Ministry announced on Sunday that another 11 patients have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 95...

Coronavirus: Businesses, workers nervous as economy comes to a standstill

Around 165,000 workers in the private sector and over 33,000 small and medium-size businesses are gripped by uncertainty fearing what the next day will...

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UK universities minister tells students ‘stay where you are’

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UK will have done well if fewer than 20,000 die, NHS medical director says

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