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Two new cases, total now 939

Two new coronavirus cases were reported today by the health ministry, the same number as yesterday, from a total of 2214 tests, raising the...

Health inspectors fine 12 businesses

    Twelve businesses have been fined for failing to comply with a provision in the decree requiring their employees to undergo a coronavirus test before...

Labour Minister: €219 million paid to 180,000 beneficiaries

    A total of  €219 million has been paid to some 180,000 beneficiaries under the first and second phases of the support schemes introduced to...

Ministry issues new instructions for private tutorial centres

  Following the announcement by the Ministry of Education of May 20 on the reopening of Private Tutorials/Private Educational Centres, the ministry on Tuesday reissued...

Recovery rate of Covid patients at 63.7% as of May 24 (infographics)

The recovery rate of Coronavirus patients in Cyprus stands at 63.7% as of May 24, according to new data released by the Health Ministry...

Change of email address for repatriation queries

  There has been a change in the email of the Zenon coordinating centre for repatriations, the Transport Ministry has announced. It said the email address [email protected]

Expert worried about relaxed attitude over Covid-19 measures

    Member of an advisory scientific committee of the Ministry of Health, professor of molecular biology Petros Karayiannis has stressed that the virus is still...

Fire Service records 476 fires in 15 days

Fire Service spokesman Andreas Kettis has told CNA that 476 fires broke out across Cyprus in the last 15 days, of which 450 were...

Bus service back on Sundays, holidays

    Buses, including shuttles, will be back on the streets from this Sunday after the Transport Ministry announced that bus service can resume on Sundays...

President to announce new package of economic measures on Wednesday

President Nicos Anastasiades, will address the public on Wednesday evening to announce a new package of measures to support employees and the economy. According to...

Bloomberg: Sweden to raise exclusion from Cyprus arrivals list

  Sweden, which has not been included in the list of 19 countries whose tourists can visit Cyprus once the airports reopen next month, will...

Germany stamps authority on Lufthansa with €9 bln lifeline

Germany threw Lufthansa a 9 billion euro lifeline on Monday, agreeing a bailout which gives Berlin a veto in the event of a hostile bid for...

8000 coronavirus tests from schools so far

    About 8000 coronavirus tests have been carried out at the island's schools so far, the Education Ministry has announced. It said the mobile units were...

Ryanair says to resume flights to Cyprus on July 1

    Ryanair said on Tuesday that it will offering daily flights to Cyprus from July 1. It also launched a seat sale for travel in...

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

*Two new coronavirus cases were reported yesterday by the health ministry, a drop from eight the day before, raising the total number to 937. *Emba’s...

How to wear a mask safely

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Boy with Kawasaki disease to be discharged from hospital soon

  A boy aged four and a half who has been hospitalised at Makarios Hospital in Nicosia with Kawasaki disease is doing well and is...

Cyprus welcomes tourists for first time after shutdown

Cyprus is officially tourist-hunting following the government's announcement that airports and hotels will reopen for business on June 9 and June 1 respectively, Phileleftheros...

UK junior minister resigns over PM adviser’s lockdown drive

  Douglas Ross, a junior minister in the Scotland Office (pictured right), resigned on Tuesday, saying the prime minister's senior adviser's explanation of why he...

Coronavirus myth busters, by the WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) debunks some of the most common myths about Coronavirus. Being able to hold your breath for 10 seconds or...

Water cuts in part of Nicosia tomorrow

  Parts of Nicosia will be affected by water cuts tomorrow because of a fault in the central pipe that supplies the Engomi reservoir, the...

Top Stories

Anastasiades unveils new package to boost economy

  President Nicos Anastasiades on Wednesday announced a new package of 10 measures to help the economy through the coronavirus crisis that includes liquidity, guarantees...

NPLs in the Cyprus banking system decline below €9 billion

Non-performing loans (NPLs) in the Cypriot banking system declined to €8.97 billion in the end of 2019, with the NPL rate amounting to 27.9%...

Prodromou says no intention to discriminate against disabled pupils, asks parents to work with experts on solutions

Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou addressed anew on Wednesday the backlash that followed an announcement on May 20 that children with disabilities were not to...

No new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday

  There were no new Covid-19 cases in Cyprus on Wednesday the Health Ministry said, only the second time of zero cases since the start...

Paphos most booked holiday destination for Britons in April, May 2021

  Paphos is the most booked destination for British holidaymakers in April and May next year, the Daily Mail reported on Wednesday citing data collected...

Taste

Traditional salads that will blow your mind away

This traditional salads will make you actually love salads! Cyprus may be famous for souvla and kleftiko but if you try the traditional salads with...

Honey Balls

As you stroll down Onasagorou street in the old city of Nicosia and suddenly feel the need for something sweet, follow the smell of...

Octopus with Oregano

Ingredients: (Serves 4) 1 kg octopus ½ tsp dry oregano Pepper 3 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp vinegar or lemon juice Preparation: Clean the octopus thoroughly under cold running water. Place the octopus...

Fish meatballs

In a bowl, mix the finely chopped onion and parsley. Boil the fish, cut into small pieces and add to the bowl. Add salt...