Monthly Archives: May 2020

The gradual reopening of crossing points is a very logical arrangement, professor Karayiannis tells CNA

The gradual reopening of crossing points is a very logical arrangement from a scientific point of view, said PetrosKarayiannis, a molecular virology professor and member of the Scientific Group advising the Cyprus government. He was speaking to CNA ahead of

Student tests positive for coronavirus in Cyprus, bringing total confirmed cases to 944

One new COVID-19 case was confirmed on Sunday in Cyprus from a total of 1,717 tests, the authorities have announced, bringing the total total number of confirmed cases in the country to 944.   The new case concerns a high

Putting the ‘real’ Cyprus back into tourism

Decades ago, an editorial columnist in the Cyprus Weekly used to write incessantly, “Let’s not kill the goose that lays the golden eggs”, referring primarily to tourism and, in a fortune-telling way, a lack of respect for the environment.  

COVID19: School student is Cyprus’ only new case

Cyprus confirmed just one new COVID-19 case on Sunday, a student who tested positive from 819 samples taken from schools and teaching staff.   The Health Ministry said the new case was found among a total of 1,717 tests carried

Health Minister says Cyprus is ready for second phase of National Health Insurance Scheme

June 1st marks the launch of the second phase of the National Health Insurance Scheme “one of the greatest social reforms to ever take place in the Republic of Cyprus” Health Minister ConstantinosIoannou told CNA.   Despite multiple problems we

EU at a critical crossroad regarding its relation with Turkey, says President Anastasiades

Cypriot President NicosAnastasiades said that the EU is at a critical crossroad regarding its relations with Turkey, in an interview with the Greek newspaper “Ta Nea”. As he stressed, the EU will damage its own credibility if it succumbs to