News Local CING conducts more than 9,000 tests for coronavirus

CING conducts more than 9,000 tests for coronavirus

A total of 9,020 tests for coronavirus were conducted by Monday at the reference lab of the Molecular Virology department, the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics (CING) announced.

Molecular testing is done in cooperation with the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health, based on the European Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (ECDC) and World Health Organisation protocol, a relevant statement says.

All samples are tested immediately by CING and the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit is notified, in order to inform those concerned, it is added.

CING acknowledges the crucial period we are going through and has been on the side of the state from the first moment, offering its services in order to contain the pandemic, the statement concludes

(Cyprus News Agency)

Top Stories

Government’s financial support to businesses hit by pandemic to begin 1 February

Following the approval of the revised state budget the Finance Minister will begin as of Monday, 1 February the one-off payment to the companies...

Citizens calling Fire Service to be served through answering machine

The Fire Service announced that as of 1 February the public calling the Fire Service Headquarters (22802424) will be served through a telephone answering...

Cyprus and Greece conduct joint search and rescue exercise

A joint Search and Rescue Exercise under the name “SALAMIS – 02/21” was conducted on Monday between Cyprus and Greece. According to a press release,...

Commission pays 610,000 to Cyprus for medical supplies from China

The Ministry of Transport announced that the proposal Cyprus submitted to the Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations to cover the...

India exhibits military might at Republic Day parade

India celebrated its 72nd Republic Day with a parade exhibiting its military might on Tuesday (January 26) in New Delhi. Tanks, ornately dressed horse cavalries,...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...