News Local Republic delivers first dose of Pfizer vaccines to T/C community - PHOTOS

Republic delivers first dose of Pfizer vaccines to T/C community – PHOTOS

The Cyprus Republic on Monday morning sent the first dose of 1000 Pfizer vaccines to the breakaway Turkish Cypriot community through the divided island’s Agios Dhometios crossing.

This is what head of the bi-communal technical committee for health issues, Leonidas Fylachtou, told CNA.

Fylachtou also said only the first dose of the EU-provided vaccines was delivered for purely technical reasons. Specifically, because these vaccines need to be stored in a constant low temperature of minus 70 degrees Celsius and there is not a big enough suitable transport equipment.

That’s why the remaining 1000 doses will be stored under the required conditions until the time comes for the essential second dose of the vaccine.

An earlier delivery to the Turkish Cypriot community is possible provided the appropriate means of transporting allows, he also said.

ΟΔΟΦΡΑΓΜΑ ΑΓΙΟΥ ΔΟΜΕΤΙΟΥ - ΤΕΧΝΙΚΗ ΕΠΙΤΡΟΠΗ ΥΓΕΙΑ - ΕΜΒΟΛΙΑ - ΤΟΥΡΚΟΚΥΠΡΙΟΙ

 

ΟΔΟΦΡΑΓΜΑ ΑΓΙΟΥ ΔΟΜΕΤΙΟΥ - ΤΕΧΝΙΚΗ ΕΠΙΤΡΟΠΗ ΥΓΕΙΑ - ΕΜΒΟΛΙΑ - ΤΟΥΡΚΟΚΥΠΡΙΟΙ

 

 

Top Stories

Nigerian schoolboys freed as forces search for 300 abducted girls

  Gunmen in Nigeria on Saturday released 27 teenage boys who were kidnapped from their school last week in the north-central state of Niger, while...

Evangelical churches in Cyprus express regret over Eurovision song

  The Union of Evangelical Churches in Cyprus has expressed regret over what it calls 'the unfortunate selection of the song 'The Devil', that will...

Police re-issue internet safety advice, following rise in sexual abuse cases

  Police have re-issued, with additional detail, a series of advice for parents on how to deal with the internet safety of their children, following...

133 fined and charged in covid checks, almost half in Limassol

  The city and district of Limassol recorded fifty three out of 133 individuals and businesses fined and charged for covid violations over the past...

Restaurant opens, two bday parties in Limassol

  As Limassol continues to face issues with its high covid positivity rates, authorities charged a restaurant owner yesterday for opening his business, in violation...

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...