Monthly Archives: March 2020

Uniforms for healthcare workers arrive from China via Athens

A total of 38 passengers and one thousand uniforms for practitioners treating the coronavirus arrived in Larnaca on Monday night from Athens.

The Cyprus Airways flight repatriated 38 Cypriots who were trapped in European countries for medical reasons.

Those who …

Clinic to handle suspicious COVID-19 cases opens in Paphos

A clinic to handle suspicious cases started operating at Paphos General hospital, according to Dr Joseph Moutiris who has undertaken the hospital’s temporary management.

He told CNA that the clinic will be manned on rotation, by pulmonary and heart doctors …

Cabinet takes steps to protect mediterranean seal monachusmonachus

Cyprus` Cabinet approved on Tuesday the appropriation of private property at the Sea Caves in Peyia, Pafos District in order to fulfill the country`s international obligations for the effective protection of the Mediterranean seal, known as Monachusmonachus and in particular …

Foreign Ministry publishes list of doctors for Cypriots abroad

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs published a list of doctors to facilitate Cypriots abroad, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Special arrangements were made for the UK and Greece, where most Cypriots are located.

According to a relevant announcement, Cypriots in the …

More than 95% of schools in Cyprus are applying long distance learning programmes

More than 95% of the schools all over Cyprus are applying long distance learning programmes, Director of the Cyprus Pedagogical Institute Athena Michaelidou has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA), adding that “we are coordinating with Europe and we see …

Number of tests carried out by Institute of Neurology one of the highest in the world, Phylactou tells CNA

The number of COVID-19 tests being carried out every day by the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics is one of the highest worldwide in relation to the number of the population, its Chief Executive Medical Director Leonidas Phylactou has …