Daily Archives: September 28, 2020

Cyprus summer goes out with a bang

Going back to the beach may seem a good idea on Tuesday with Cyprus’ meteorology department ready to issue a yellow warning as it expects maximum temperatures to reach a scorching 40°C.   Despite September coming to an end, Cyprus

COVID19: Health Ministry to fund more tests as cases rise

Cyprus’ Health Ministry has requested parliamentary approval for nearly €3 mln in additional COVID-19 funds for more random tests and contact-tracing after several clusters have grown in Larnaca.   Health authorities are currently conducting 3,000 random tests in the Larnaca

COVID19: Experts rule out national lockdown

Despite a COVID-19 resurgence in Larnaca, experts advising the government on the pandemic do not feel the need to impose islandwide restrictions on free movement.   Currently, Larnaca is at the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus with at

COVID19: Cyprus proud to be ‘safe’ winter destination

During the pandemic, Cyprus can emerge as a first-class Winter tourism destination, due to its good epidemiological picture, compared to other parts of Europe where the virus is raging.   Deputy Minister of Tourism Savvas Perdios argues that if countries

COVID19: Local clusters, travel push Cyprus cases up

Cyprus confirmed 17 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 on Monday with six infections connected to known clusters, another seven had a recent travel history while a Bank of Cyprus branch had to close.   Monday’s cases were an increase on the

Presidential Commissioner and Chief of National Guard discuss issues on missing persons

Presidential Commissioner PhotisPhotiou met on Monday with the Chief of the National Guard, Lieutenant General DemokritosZervakis, and discussed issues pertaining to missing persons.   Photiou paid a courtesy visit to the National Guard General Staff headquarters and met with the