Daily Archives: September 22, 2020

Cyprus mulls trams, railway network

Cyprus plans to introduce a railway system to connect the main towns and ports while also favouring trams to ease urban congestion in buffering climate change, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said.   The last time Cyprus had a serviceable railway

COVID19: Cyprus deems only 8 countries ‘travel safe’

    It will be knocking four countries entirely off the list while demoting another two from Category A (no test needed) to B (test needed before entry).       The Health Ministry has deemed Austria, Slovenia, Portugal and

COVID19: Cyprus tourism should cater to wealthy jet-set

Catering for the wealthy jet-set is one way Cyprus can attract visitors in the aftermath of coronavirus where the rich can enjoy a secure holiday bubble, suggests Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios   Private jet travel could be promoted as

COVID19: Virus spread in Turkish Cypriot community subsides

Turkish Cypriot health authorities reported a significant drop to four new COVID-19 cases on Monday after a roller-coaster three weeks of double-digit infections, which peaked on September 8 when a total of 38 new cases were announced.   Monday’s four

COVID19: Virus-stricken football club did not follow protocol

Cyprus’ Health Ministry said it was informed Tuesday of another eight COVID-19 cases among footballers and staff at top-flight club Nea Salamina, adding to the 11 announced over the weekend.   In a statement, the Ministry said the eight club

COVID19: Larnaca clusters may trigger local restrictions

Experts are concerned over Larnaca becoming the source of large clusters in the past weeks while contemplating restrictions as four transmission chains have caused 56 coronavirus cases.   Virologist and advisor to the government on coronavirus, Dr Leondios Kostrikis told