Daily Archives: May 26, 2020

Cyprus records high number of fatalities in collisions involving a goods vehicle

Cyprus` percentage in fatalities in collisions involving a goods vehicle is among the highest in the EU according to figures included in a report for 2018 of the European Transport Safety Council. (https://etsc.eu/wp-content/uploads/PIN-FLASH39_FINAL.pdf).   According to the report, the fatalities

Cyprus extends flight ban until June 8

Cyprus has extended a flight ban in place to contain the COVID-19 pandemic until June 8.   In a press release, the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announces that a new decree has been published extending the flight ban

Boy at Makario Hospital with Kawasaki disease expected to be released soon

A 4.5 years-old boy who has been hospitalised at Makario Hospital in Nicosia with Kawasaki disease is doing well and is expected to be released within the coming days, the Pediatric Clinic’s DirecorAvraam Elias has told CNA.   The boy,

Expert worried about people’s relaxed attitude over COVID-19 protection measures

Member of an advisory scientific committee of the Cyprus Ministry of Health, professor of molecular biology PetrosKarayiannis has stressed that the virus is still among us and people should be particularly careful.   In statements to CNA, Karayiannis said that

Fires across Cyprus on the rise with their total number reaching 476

The number of fires across Cyprus increased in the past fifteen days, with their total number reaching 476, the Spokesperson of the Fire Services Andreas Kettis has told CNA.   Most of these fires and in particular 450 of them

Two COVID-19 cases out of 2,214 tests confirmed in Cyprus on Tuesday

Two more people were found positive to COVID-19 in Cyprus, after conducting 2,214 laboratory tests, authorities announced on Tuesday. The total number of cases in Cyprus since the beginning of the pandemic rose to 939. Both cases were detected after