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Four new Covid-19 cases in occupied areas, total now 61

Four new Coronavirus cases were announced on Friday by the so-called 'health ministry' in the Turkish-held north from checks conducted yesterday on 77 people,...

Cyprus to supply Israel with Chloroquine, Israel will send ventilators

Cyprus will supply Israel with a quantity of Chloroquine while Israel in turn will be sending ventilators to Cyprus, government spokesman Kyriakos Koushios announced...

A total of 1200 repatriated in 11 Cyprus hotels until quarantine is over

A total of 1200 persons who were repatriated, continue to remain in compulsory quarantine in 11 hotels that have been recruited for this purpose,...

Cyta suspends disconnections to June 30, doubles mobile internet for all its clients

Cyprus Telecommunications Authority (CYTA) announced on Friday that to support its clients during the Covid-19 emergency it is suspending disconnections due to unpaid bills...

Oncology patient tests positive for Covid-19 at Limassol Hospital

A patient in the oncology ward of Limassol Hospital has tested positive for coronavirus,  prompting health officials there to activate all protocols. The patient is...

President replies to child’s call to get rid of coronavirus

  President Nicos Anastasiades has responded in person to a little girl who asked him in a video that went viral to rid Cyprus of...

Covid-19: A round-up of the latest developments in Cyprus

Another 14 people tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday in the Republic of Cyprus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 146, while two more tested...

Paphos hotels offer free accommodation to health professionals

Paphos hotels are offering free accommodation to health professionals from other towns. Thanos Michaelides, who chairs the Paphos branch of the Cyprus Hoteliers Association told...

Greek-Cypriot dies from Covid-19 in the UK

A 51 year old Greek-Cypriot is among the most recent fatalities by Covid-19 reported in the UK, according to a family member who broke...

Two more Covid-19 cases in Turkish-held north, total 58

Another two people have tested positive for coronavirus in the Turkish-held north, bringing the total there to 58. One was confirmed last night after authorities...

Coronavirus: Ministry to charter cargo plane to bring medical supplies from China

The Transport Ministry is preparing to charter a cargo airplane to bring medical supplies from China for the health services and other government departments,...

Coronavirus: Two repatriation flights from Larnaca, Paphos

Two flights, one from Larnaca and one from Paphos airport, will depart on Friday repatriating foreign nationals stranded in Cyprus following measures to contain...

Coronavirus: Five more discharged on Thursday, 20 month old girl tested negative

Five more patients were discharged on Thursday from the Famagusta referral hospital after they were declared Coronavirus-free, and a 20-month old girl from the...

Coronavirus: Help from Jewish community in Cyprus for elderly and needy

The Jewish community of Cyprus has imported a large amount of food, medical masks and antibacterial hand gel, to support the elderly and needy...

Coronavirus: Urgent measures for enclaved after three villages in north quarantined

  A team will be set up to advise the enclaved on steps to protect themselves from coronavirus after Turkish-Cypriot authorities imposed a quarantine in...

Coronavirus: Government in quandary over students stranded abroad

Statements by two government officials regarding the possible repatriation of students triggered confusion yesterday, with sources from the Presidential Palace later telling Phileleftheros that...

Coronavirus: Another 261 booked for breaking movement ban

Police carried out 8435 checks in the past 24 hours to implement a stay at home decree, booking a total of 261. The latest figures...

Partly cloudy with some local showers and dust

Weak low pressure is affecting the area and at intervals there will be light dust in the atmosphere. Friday will start off partly cloudy with...

Coronavirus: Just going to confession; Inventive Cypriots try to dodge movement ban

Cypriots caught without the necessary permission to be out and about are proving inventive with their excuses as they try persuade police officers not...

Coronavirus: Blue Cross hospital in Paphos back in operation after no cases found

Good news for Blue Cross private hospital in Paphos as it goes back in operation after no positive cases were found there, philenews reports. Blue...

Coronavirus: MoH publishes list of labs that can carry out Covid-19 tests

The Health Ministry has announced that after consultations with the Association of Clinical Laboratory Directors, Biomedical and Clinical Laboratory Scientists, a preliminary list has...

Top Stories

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...

Taste

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....

Classic Pastitsio

Prepare the mince sauce: heat the butter in a pan and sauté the mince with the onion and garlic until nicely browned, mixing well....

Grilled vegetable and goat cheese rolls

Brush the vegetables with olive oil and season. Heat a pan/griddle and cook them carefully until golden on both sides, making sure their shape...