Daily Archives: May 8, 2020

Cyprus police report 74 pedestrians and drivers for restrictive measures violations

Cyprus police have reported 74 pedestrians and drivers between 1800 hours on Sunday and 0600 hours on Wednesday local time out of a total of 2,860 spot checks across the island, for violations of restrictive measures in place to contain

This is the time of real solidarity, compassion and unity, Cyprus’ religious leaders say

This is not a time of self-centeredness, indifference, division and forgetfulness but rather the time of real solidarity, compassion and unity, Cyprus’ religious leaders say in a joint communique.   The leaders point out that the time of pandemic is

A total of 20,000 COVID-19 tests to be carried out at schools, Education Minister announces

Education and Culture Minister ProdromosProdromou has announced that 20 thousand tests for COVID-19 will take place at schools on a pancyprian level, as schools reopen on 21st May.   He also announced a benefit of 900 euros for people of

Additional 4.6 mln euro to support farmers

The Cabinet today decided to allocate an additional 4.6 million euro to affected groups of farmers due to the measures taken against the spread of COVID-19. How the amount will be distributed to each group, will be decided in the

COVID-19 fatality rate in Cyprus remains at 2.4%

The COVID-19 fatality rate in the Republic of Cyprus as of May 5th came to 21 deaths with the case fatality rate remaining at 2.4% and the number of cases rose to a total of 878, according to Epidemiological data

Ministry of Health announces six more COVID-19 cases

Six new cases of coronavirus were confirmed by authorities on Thursday as scientists said the numbers are in line with their expectations.   On the basis of the data so far, the number of confirmed cases in Cyprus has reached