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Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

Leaders of the Group of 20 major economies pledged to inject $5 trillion in fiscal spending into the global economy to blunt the economic...

Coronavirus: 14 more test positive, total now 146

The Health Ministry announced on Thursday that another 14 people have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 146...

Coronavirus: MoT issues update on suspending operations at building sites

Following from the decree announced by the Ministry of Health suspending among other operations at building sites in the private sector, the Ministry of...

Coronavirus: Nine Turkish-Cypriots died from virus in Britain

Nine Turkish-Cypriots that lived in Britain have died from Covid-19, as revealed by the president of the Turkish Cypriot Youth Association UK Nafiya Horozoğlu...

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...

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Famagusta Hospital: 6 to be discharged, 4 admissions

Six more patients are to be discharged from Famagusta General Hospital the referral hospital for coronavirus, after their second tests came back negative. The Cyprus...

Another 30 people test positive for Covid-19

Another 30 people have tested positive for coronavirus, the Health Ministry announced on Saturday, a decline compared to yesterday's 40 cases. This brings the total...

UK coronavirus death toll rises to 4,313, up 20% on day earlier

The United Kingdom's hospital death toll from the coronavirus rose by 20% to 4,313 at 1600 GMT on April 3, the health ministry said. As...

Empty street is seen on Times Square

An empty Times Square is seen on the street following the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New York City, U.S., March 18, 2020.

Top U.S. watchdog vows ‘aggressive’ oversight of Trump administration after intel firing

The top U.S. federal watchdog vowed on Saturday to continue to conduct "aggressive" independent oversight of government agencies, after President Donald Trump fired the...