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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...

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...

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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...