Daily Archives: March 26, 2020

Eight more cononavirus cases announced on Wednesday

 Eight more confirmed COVID-19 cases were announced on Wednesday, by Professor of Molecular Virology at the Department of Biological Sciences of the University of Cyprus, LeondiosKostrikis, bringing the total to 132 in the government-controlled areas of the island. The total …

Cyprus is evaluating choroquine as a drug which could be used against COVID-19, expert tells CNA

 A consultative committee of experts at the Cyprus Ministry of Health is in the process of evaluating a medicine, specifically chloroquine, used against the coronavirus in China, which has had indications of being effective, the committee’s member and professor of …

Call for blood donation

 The Ministry of Health blood bank has called on the public to donate blood so that there will be an adequate quantity of blood products for the patients.

On March 24 blood donation was the lowest ever in Cyprus and …

Public and private hospitals join forces to tackle COVID19 pandemic

 Public and private hospitals are joining forces, forming a partnership to tackle the COVID19 pandemic. The two sides have reached an agreement the terms of which were announced Wednesday by the Health Ministry.

According to the announcement, the Ministry and …

Cyprus Institute of Neurology has carried out over 4000 coronavirus tests, Phylactou tells CNA

 The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics has carried out so far over 4000 coronavirus tests, its Chief Executive Medical Director Leonidas Phylactou has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA), adding that samples are continuously arriving at the Institute for …

Number of samples taken from Larnaca Hospital tested negative, planes continue to evacuate foreign nationals

 In Larnaca, 83 samples from the 180 taken from the hospital’s Pathology Ward tested negative for the coronavirus.

A 75-year-old patient who was treated at the ward tested positive and was taken to Famagusta Referral hospital.

GiorgosKarotsakis, Executive Director General …