Daily Archives: May 2, 2020

Coronavirus: rescEU masks delivered to Spain, Italy and Croatia

Following last week’s delivery to Italy, more batches of FFP2 protective masks are being distributed this weekend to Spain, Italy and Croatia from rescEU – the first ever common European reserve of medical equipment set up last month to help

COVID19: Cyprus shelves kosher export plans

Nicosia announced new measures to help struggling animal breeders after plans to export kosher meat to Israel fell through, due to complications arising from EU law and complexities surrounding the procedure. The Agriculture Ministry scrapped the relative bill brought before

COVID19: Cyprus cases levelling out

Cyprus health authorities announced on Saturday seven new confirmed COVID-19 cases, from 1,731 tests, taking the total number since the outbreak to 864. In a statement, the Ministry of Health said there were no confirmed cases detected from 415 tests

Foreign Ministry organizes online concert for those stranded abroad during the pandemic

 The orchestra of PavlosMichaelides will give an online concert on Saturday, at 19.00 local time (16.00 UTC), featuring distinguished artists from Cyprus. The concert is organized at the initiative of the Foreign Ministry and according to a relevant announcement, it

Schools remain closed for pupils except for those graduating this year

 The Ministry of Education announced that school attendance is further suspended for kindergarten, primary and secondary education pupils in both public and private schools, as well as for those attending special schools. The same applies for the “Irida” Day Care

Ninety-eight pedestrians and drivers violate restrictions to contain COVID-19

 Police in Cyprus have booked 98 pedestrians and drivers for violations of the restrictions to contain COVID-19. The violations took place from 1800 yesterday until 0600 today and a total of 4.008 spot checks have taken place. A police Spokesman