Daily Archives: July 22, 2020

Extreme temperatures in Cyprus on Wednesday, danger of forest fires

The temperature in Cyprus is expected to climb to 41 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, while the danger of forest fires is also extremely high, authorities have said.   The Cyprus Meteorology Department issued yellow warning for extreme high temperature today

Government ready to address new pandemic outbreak, Health Minister says

Cyprus` Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou has reaffirmed the government`s readiness to address a possible new COVID-19 outbreak, assuring that it monitors developments worldwide and updates its strategy, aiming at having the minimum impact on both patients and the healthcare system.

No decision yet on mass events without restrictions, Cyprus Health Ministry says

Cyprus’ Health Ministry has said that no final decision has been taken on the complete lifting of restrictions for mass events such as concerts, festivals and weddings, urging organisers not to plan for events from September 1st since full lifting

Eurostat: Government debt up to 86.3% of GDP in euro area, up to 97.7% in Cyprus

Government debt to GDP ratio in the euro area stood at 86.3% at the end of the first quarter of 2020, compared with 84.1% at the end of the fourth quarter of 2019, according to data released today by Eurostat,

Cypriot authorities report no new Covid-19 cases after 2,465 tests

Cyprus health authorities announced that no new Covid-19 infections were detected on Wednesday after 2,465 tests with the total tally of persons that contracted the virus remaining at 1,040.   According to a press release issued by the Ministry of

Ledra crossing point opening a political decision, health expert says

The opening of the Ledra Street crossing point is a political decision which will be taken by the leaders of the two communities, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, professor of microbiology and molecular virology at