Cabinet on Thursday is expected to approve proposed new measures aiming to curb the spread of the coronavirus in Cyprus with telework both in the private and public sector almost a certainty.
The proposed ratio of telework or remote work is expected to be 20%, Philenews reported on Wednesday.
Almost certain to also get the green light by the Cabinet is a proposed ban on Christmas events organized inside shopping malls or any other indoor area.
Instead, Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas is to propose the organization of outdoor events only where presenting a 48-hour negative test by all attendees – vaccinated and unvaccinated – will also be mandatory.
Measures whose implementation has already begun in schools, including the controversial ones in primary education where wearing a face mask is now mandatory by all children six and above, should be considered as granted.
Despite strong protests against the measures by a group of parents, Philenews also reports.