Monthly Archives: September 2020

More COVID cases over the next few days, contacts not reported, epidemiologist Silvestros says

An increased number of coronavirus cases is expected to appear over the next few days, based on figures so far, Field Epidemiologist ValentinosSilvestrou has told CNA, noting that close contacts are not reported by some persons, which increases the possibility

House President and Charge d’ affaires of Romanian Embassy discuss Caucasus and Eastern Mediterranean developments

Issues of European interest including the developments in the Caucasus and the Eastern Mediterranean and Turkey`s provocations were discussed in a meeting House President DemetrisSyllouris had on Wednesday with Charge d` affaires of Romanian Embassy Daniela-Mariana Sezonov-Tane.   During the

Economy to contract 5.5% GDP in revised forecast

Cyprus Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides predicts the economy will perform better than expected post-COVID shrinking by less than 5.5% GDP instead of the previously forecast of -7%.   “We have succeeded in our policy response to the pandemic crisis,” Petrides

Cyprus MEPs and Cyprus Shipping Industry reconfirm commitment for cooperation

Cyprus MEPs and Cyprus Shipping Chamber reconfirmed their commitment for cooperation during a videoconference on Tuesday.   A press release by the Cyprus Shipping Chamber says that Cyprus MEPs were briefed on the latest developments related to the Cyprus, European

EU27 dinner entirely devoted to the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean and our relations with Turkey, C.Michel says

The EU27 dinner on Thursday will be entirely devoted to the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean and our relations with Turkey, the President of the European Council Charles Michel announced ahead of the Summit, noting that the objective is “to

COVID19: Scientists fear cases will climb

Scientists expect to see Cyprus COVID-19 cases increase rapidly over the next few days which could signal the need to introduce more restrictive measures.   Following Tuesday’s higher than usual 30 cases, epidemiologists advise the public should go back to