News Local It's a zero for the fifth time-No new cases today

It’s a zero for the fifth time-No new cases today


No new cases of covid-19 were reported in Cyprus today, following 1613 tests, keeping the number of infections at 980.

So today’s tests were as follows:

Zero from contact tracing of confirmed cases (10 tests)

0 from repatriations (1 test)

0 out of referrals from personal doctors and special groups through public health offices (153 tests)

0 from the programme of 10,000 employees in hair salons and catering (452 tests)

0 from the programme of 20,000 pupils teachers and other school staff (591 tests)

0 from hospital labs (174 tests)

0 From private initiative (232 tests).

In addition there are two coronavirus cases at the referral hospital. Two patients remain intubated in the ICU at Nicosia General Hospital.

Top Stories

New record number of new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday: 152

The Health Ministry announced 153 new COVID-19 cases on 20 October, out of 4,410 laboratory tests, taking confirmed infections to 2, 839. The break-down of...

Stench in Kokkinotrimithia and Mammari due to farms and burned garbage

Citizens of Kokkinotrimithia and Mammari contacted philenews and complained that at the Kafkalla location some people threw a huge quantity of garbage and set...

Police chasing suspects in Paphos

Members of the Anti-Narcotics Unit who were watching some suspects for drug trafficking, according to first information, chased a suspicious vehicle which tried to...

71-year-old dead in accident

During an accident that took place this morning in the district of Nicosia, 71-year-old Andreas Alexandrou from Kato Moni of Nicosia District lost his...

Rain and hail in Lympia and Xylotympou (PHOTOS)

Rain and hail were seen in various areas of Cyprus. Social media users published photos from Lympia and Xylotympou. (philenews)


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...


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...