Daily Archives: November 13, 2020

Cyprus, Greece, Israel boost defence alliance

The Defence Ministers of Greece, Israel and Cyprus have agreed to step up landmark military cooperation to keep their armed forces better prepared to maintain security in a volatile region.   Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz said it was agreed

COVID19: Cyprus preparing for battle to attract tourists next summer

After the travel industry was ravaged by coronavirus, there will be more people seeking a Cyprus holiday next summer as, hopefully, the war against the pandemic will be won with a new vaccine.   Savvas Perdios, Deputy Minister for Tourism,

COVID19: Cyprus registers 11 deaths in 7 days

Cyprus on Friday mourned the loss of three more people to COVID-19, as a surge in infections has seen nearly 30% of all deaths come in the last week.   The Health Ministry confirmed the deaths of two men aged

COVID19: Cyprus measures fail to curb virus spike

Despite authorities tightening measures three times in recent weeks, Cyprus’ epidemiological landscape has worsened with hotspots Limassol and Paphos reporting an ever-increasing number of new daily COVID-19 cases.   Cyprus’ epidemiological data has dangerously deteriorated to a 14-day cumulative rate

COVID19: Cyprus economy bounced back in Q3

The Cyprus economy bounced back in the third quarter to 9.4% GDP growth from a 13.1% contraction in the previous quarter that included the lockdown period to control the pandemic.   Year-on-year, the Cypriot economy recorded a milder contraction in

COVID19: Cyprus death toll rises, November could be worst month

Cyprus said a fourth person died on Friday with the cause of death related to Covid-19, after three had been announced earlier in the day.   This raised the total for the past seven days to 12, as a surge