Daily Archives: August 5, 2020

In three weeks we should return to pre-outbreak epidemiological levels, Kostrikis tells CNA

The virus that causes COVID-19 has become more adaptable, Dr. LeondiosKostrikis, Professor of Molecular Biology at the Department of Biological Sciences of the University of Cyprus, has told CNA.   Kostrikis, who is also member of the Ministry of Health’s

Forestry Department issues red alert for danger of forest fires

Τhe Forestry Department has issued a red alert warning for danger of forest fires on Thursday.   In a press release, the public is reminded that lighting a fire without a permit is punishable with a fine and/or imprisonment, and

Police report 21 premises and 43 citizens for coronavirus measures violations

Cyprus’ Police have carried out a total of 1162 checks on premises throughout Cyprus to ensure compliance with the ministerial decrees aiming to curb the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak.   According to a press release issued here today by

Authorities announce 15 COVID-19 cases Thursday, seven are contacts of confirmed cases

Cyprus authorities announced 15 COVID-19 cases on Thursday bringing total to 1,195. The number of tests today is 3,132, one of the highest ever conducted since the start of the pandemic.   Seven of the cases are contacts of already

Cyprus sends rescue teams to Lebanon [VIDEO]

Two Cyprus Police helicopters departed on Wednesday for Lebanon to assist in the search and rescue efforts for survivors following the devastating deadly explosions that occurred on Tuesday in Beirut.   The teams of the Special Disaster Unit (EMAK) and

Minister urges public to be vigilant, saying virus has spread in the community

Cyprus’ Minister of Health ConstantinosIoannou has urged the public to be vigilant saying that findings following the completion of 3,000 random tests confirm that the virus causing COVID-19 has spread in the community. He also announced another 10,000 tests across