Daily Archives: October 19, 2020

Member of presidential guard tests positive for COVID-19

Government Spokesperson KyriacosKoushos has confirmed to CNA that a member of the presidential guard has tested positive to COVID-19 and Cyprus President NicosAnatasiades has tested negative.   “I confirm that there has been an isolated case. All preventative measures have

EU expects Tatar to engage in a constructive dialogue for the reunification of Cyprus

The EU expects from the new Turkish Cypriot leader, Ersin Tatar, to engage in a dialogue constructively and with a sense of urgency, for a Cyprus settlement and the reunification of the island, according to European Commission spokesperson Vivian Loonela.

European Commission to finalize and launch Tuesday infringement procedures against Cyprus and Malta over passport scheme

The European Commission will finalize and launch on Tuesday infringement procedures against Cyprus and Malta in relation to their “golden passport” schemes, used to grant investors EU citizenship, Vice President MarosSefcovic told the Press this evening in Brussels.   More

Police report 28 individuals and 12 premises for violating COVID-19 measures

The Cyprus Police have carried out a total of 963 checks over the past 24 hours and have reported 28 individuals and 12 premises for not conforming with decrees aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.   Most were

Cyprus records 43 COVID-cases on Monday, detected from lower number of tests

Cyprus authorities on Monday announced 43 new COVID-19 cases detected, however, from a significantly lower number of tests.   The Health Ministry said that most labs did not conduct any tests yesterday plus no results were given for samples taken

Private investment important to meet goals for Biodiversity Strategy, an EC digital briefing hears

The role of the private investment in order to meet the ambitious goals of the strategy for Biodiversity of the European Commission were discussed in a digital briefing session held Monday.   The briefing was organized by the EC and