Hours only after the government said it would not introduce additional measures to contain an uptick in coronavirus cases in Cyprus the situation seems to have changed, Philenews reported on Wednesday.
In fact, Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas on Tuesday said necessary new protective measures are on the cards since the rise in the virus infections in recent days is alarming.
And that during his next meeting with the team of epidemiologists advising the government crucial decisions could be taken. These will have to be approved by Cabinet – meeting again next Wednesday, the Minister also said.
Covid-19 hospital admissions were on the rise as the government presses on with efforts to boost vaccination coverage and extending the booster shot to everyone over 18.
The Minister but also the scientists have highlighted the importance of adhering to protocols and other measures to curb the spread of coronavirus.