Daily Archives: August 3, 2020

COVID19: ‘Social bubbles’ needed to contain virus

Cypriots should create “social bubbles” with a small group of contacts to help contain the spike in the transmission of coronavirus, helping authorities trace contacts easier, said infection prevention expert Constantinos Tsioutis.   Speaking to CNA, Tsioutis, a member of

COVID19: Clusters in Limassol, Larnaca worsen

Coronavirus clusters in Limassol and Larnaca are growing while the number of cases with a travel history from Greece reaches worrying level.   The Health Ministry on Sunday reported a total of 26 coronavirus cases, including 15 announced earlier in

Cyprus endured hottest July for 37 years

In July, Cyprus witnessed daily maximum temperatures reaching or even exceeding 40 degrees Celsius more times than in any other July since 1983.   According to official statistics, July was the month with the highest average daily maximum temperatures recorded

COVID19: Cyprus decides Greek holidays pose higher risk

Form 6 August passenger arrivals from Greece will have to present a coronavirus negative test no older than 72 hours after Cyprus demoted the country to a higher risk category.   A resurgence in COVID-19 cases in Greece combined with

COVID19: USA woman who spread virus faces prosecution

Cyprus authorities are considering bringing charges against a woman who violated self-isolation after returning from the USA, infecting 14 other people with COVID-19.   Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis responding on Twitter on Monday, said authorities are looking into whether the

COVID19: Cyprus cases in single-digits but Limassol a concern

Cyprus on Monday was able to report just five new COVID-19 cases after almost a week of reporting double-digit figures as the virus spiked.   The last time health authorities had announced a single-digit number of new coronavirus cases was