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MoH tells businesses to disinfect daily

The Health Ministry is recommending to all businesses still in operation which receive members of the public to disinfect daily. "Further to the information provided...

RoC, SBA police to carry out joint operation for Covid-19 compliance

SBA police will tonight carry out a joint operations with their counterparts from the Republic of Cyprus to check compliance with measures to contain...

Seven new Covid-19 cases in Turkish-held north

Another 7 positive Covid-19 cases in the Turkish-held north were announced on Friday by so-called health minister Ali Pilli. He said that the new cases...

Russian ventilators shipped to U.S. made by firm under U.S. sanctions – RBC

Ventilators delivered by Russia to the United States to help treat patients of the new coronavirus were manufactured by a Russian company that is...

Outpatients with Covid19 can be prescribed Azithromycin, 2 other drugs, says MoH

Outpatients who have been confirmed with Covid19 can be prescribed Azithromycin or/and hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine, the Health Ministry announced on Friday. An announcement says that...

UK coronavirus death toll rises to 3,605, up 23% in a day

The United Kingdom death toll from the coronavirus rose by 684 to 3,605 as of 1600 GMT on April 2, up 23% on the...

No quick deliveries of COVID-19 ventilators, EU says

The European Union will struggle to get hold of large numbers of ventilators quickly to treat patients suffering from COVID-19 due to the complexity...

EU provides support against Covid-19 to the T/C community

The EU support against the spread of COVID-19 continues with the purchase of urgent equipment, the mobilization of medical specialists and technical assistance for...

Limassol municipality donates €30,000 to Limassol hospital

The Limassol municipality announced on Friday a donation of €30,000 to the city's state hospital to buy equipment for the ICU, CNA reports. "This symbolic...

AG: Earlier church service ‘irresponsible’ not illegal

The decision of Limassol Bishopric to move the church service on March 24 to an earlier time in order to avoid a lockdown  decree...

EMA recommendations on compassionate use of remdesivir for Covid-19

EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) has given recommendations on how the investigational antiviral medicine remdesivir should be used for treating coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in compassionate use programmes...

MoL extends measures to protect elderly, vulnerable from Covid-19

The Ministry of Labour announced on Friday that from April 4 and for the duration of the state's lockdown measures, the following restrictions will...

Britain’s Prince Charles opens massive new hospital to fight coronavirus

Britain's Prince Charles opened a new hospital in London on Friday, erected to provide thousands of extra beds for patients with the coronavirus and built in just nine...

Three from Paphos District Court among positive Covid-19 cases

Another two confirmed Covid-19 cases were found at the Paphos District Court a week after the first incident, the CNA reports. This brings the total...

Ozersay reveals problems with tracing contacts in Turkish-held areas

"Foreign minister" Kudret Özersay said on Friday via social media that some people found positive to Covid-19 in the Turkish-held north deliberately provide false information...

Labour Minister: More than 132,000 bank details submitted via platform

Minister of Labour Zeta Emilianidou said on Friday via Twitter that so far 132,341 bank details have been submitted via the special platform set...

30 days jail, €700 fine for assaulting police officer, breaking decree

A man who assaulted a police officer who booked his son for breaking the stay at home decree has been jailed for 30 days...

3D printers forge face shields for fight against the coronavirus

Oscar Valera likes to use 3D printers to build an assortment of crafts, but he is now turning his hobby toward the fight against...

Paphos Covid-19 tests to start on Saturday

Paphos will begin testing for coronavirus tomorrow based on a statistical model to ensure a representative demographic sample. A total of 1000 individuals are to...

40 Covid-19 patients at referral hospital

Forty Covid-19 patients are currently being treated at Famagusta General Hospital, which is the referral hospital for coronavirus, while at least four are due...

30 Cypriots repatriated from Thailand

Thirty Cypriots who were stranded in Thailand amid the Covid-19 pandemic have been repatriated, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said on Friday. Among them is an...

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Bill Withers, soulful singer of ‘Ain’t No Sunshine,’ dead at 81

Bill Withers, a soulful singer best known for the 1970s hits "Lean on Me," "Lovely Day" and "Ain’t No Sunshine," has died at age...

Post Office mobilises Parcel24 service in fight against Covid-19

Cyprus Post is mobilising the 24-hour Parcel24 locker systems to boost efforts to contain the coronavirus by helping the public avoid visiting the Post...

Customer service by Social Insurance Services amid Covid-19 measures

The Social Insurance Services, within the framework of preventive measures to address COVID -19, inform the public that the online application / JCC Smart...

House doubles fine for Covid-19 decree, approves prison measures

The House of Representatives on Friday approved a government bill doubling the out of court fine for violating the stay at home decree from...

One more dies, 40 test positive for coronavirus

One more person has died, a man aged 64 with underlying health conditions, the Health Ministry said on Friday, and another 40 people have...

Taste

Village olive pie

Mix the yeast with the lukewarm water and put it aside for about 12-15 minutes to settle.  Sift the flour with the salt into...

Skordalia (Garlic paste)

Rinse the potatoes and place, unpeeled, in a saucepan. Cover with water, add salt and allow to simmer for 20-30 minutes until soft. Drain,...

Village salad

A must-have with every meal is a village salad. You will find it in every tavern or greek restaurant you visit in Cyprus. Make...

Courgettes with eggs

Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the courgettes at a medium heat until they soften. Add salt and add the eggs....