Daily Archives: June 8, 2020

COVID19: Cyprus accelerates lockdown exit plan

Cyprus is waving goodbye to lockdown by reopening airports, shopping malls and gyms but those attending concerts, school graduation or planning weddings will have to wait until September.   The Cabinet decided to launch the third stage out of COVID-19

Working life increases to 35.9 in the EU, at 37.5 in Cyprus

In 2019, the expected average duration of working life for the European Union’s (EU) adult population aged 15 years and more was 35.9 years, 0.2 years longer than the average for 2018, and 3.6 years longer than in 2000, according

Cyprus airports resume flights following lifts in COVID-19 measures

Flights are set to resume as of Tuesday at the two international airports of Cyprus, Larnaka and Paphos. The airports terminated their operations dut to strict COVID-19 measures and only a small number of flights were allowed mostly to evacuate

Checkpoints became operational again, no crossing as of early afternoon

Checkpoints across the island became operational again on Monday, following an agreement reached between President NicosAnastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci on May 21. The two leaders agreed that certain groups of people are allowed to pass and the

Environment Minister hails announcement by EU on Cyprus’ excellent bathing water quality, says linked to tourism

Environment Minister Costas Kadis on Monday hailed the announcement by the EU that Cyprus tops the MS on the quality of its bathing waters, with 99,1% being of excellent quality for 2019.   The Minister pointed out that the quality

Six new cases of COVID-19 detected

Six new cases of COVID-19 were detected by the authorities from 799 tests, the Health Ministry announced on Monday, all from repatriates.The total number of positive cases in Cyprus stands at 970.   The Health Ministry said that five tested