Daily Archives: May 24, 2020

Beaches reopened Saturday, smooth resumption of business authorities say

All organized beaches across the island opened Saturday after almost 3 months of lockdown due to the measures taken to tackle the spread of COVID-19.   Many people rushed to the beaches taking all precautions and following guidelines. The authorities

Turkish Cypriot leader contacts Cyprus President to ask for help to extinguish fire in the occupied areas

Cyprus President, NicosAnastasiades, had on Sunday afternoon a telephone conversation with Turkish Cypriot leader, Mustafa Akinci, who contacted him requesting the contribution of the aerial firefighting means of the Republic of Cyprus to extinguish a fire in the occupied areas

Forest Department issues red warning for forest fires because of strong winds

Cyprus Forest Department issued a red warning for forest fires on Sunday, due to strong winds.   An announcment says that lighting fire and throwing cigarette butts or lit matches in forest areas or 2 km away from the ridge

Eight new confirmed COVID-19 cases announced in Cyprus on Sunday

Eight new confirmed COVID-19 cases were announced on Sunday by the authorities in Cyprus, after 1,953 tests were carried out. Seven of the positive cases concern people who have been repatriated. The other person who tested positive was among the

Why the police are never there when you need them

When the government issued a tender for the supply of 420 automatic vehicle locators (AVL) to improve the efficiency of its fleet, it seems it got more than it bargained for, according to a scathing report by the public sector

COVID19: Cyprus cases shoot up again, tourist list revised excluding Britain, Russia

Cyprus reported eight new coronavirus cases on Sunday, mostly from repatriated Cypriots, a day after the island celebrated zero COVID-19 cases for the first time since the outbreak on March 9.   The Ministry of Health said of the 365