Daily Archives: January 13, 2021

COVID19: Moderna vaccine arrives, AstraZeneca by mid-February

The first batch of 1,200 doses of vaccines from US pharmaceutical Moderna has arrived in Cyprus to boost the inoculation programme against COVID-19.Cyprus is scheduled to receive some 1,200 jabs a week for a total of 16,500 Moderna vaccines before

COVID19: January death toll rises to 40, admissions stable

Six people died of COVID-19 on Wednesday, despite the steady drop in daily cases and hospital admissions, with January headed to become the worst months since the pandemic started.Health authorities are confident that the delivery of the first batch of...

COVID19: Hospital admissions, vaccines key to lifting lockdown

Despite Lockdown II in its infancy, epidemiologists advising the government are drawing up plans on what measures can be gradually lifted from February, taking into consideration various scenarios on how the virus might spread.In comments to the Financ...

Yellow warning for bad weather over Cyprus

Following the warm spell over Christmas, winter is set to return with thunder and hailstorms, as the Meteorology Department warned of extreme weather heading to Cyprus.The Cyprus Met Office issued a yellow warning for heavy rain and stormy weather cove...

COVID19: Over a million leave home requests in 3 days of lockdown

Cypriots sent over a million requests to leave their homes during the first three days of the lockdown to stem a surge of coronavirus cases, peaking at 907 cases in December.Cyprus went into a three-week lockdown on January 10 in

British bases to handover wanted criminal

A Greek Cypriot man pleaded guilty to assaulting a British Bases Police officer and damaging a police vehicle in court after he attempted to evade arrest when he was pulled over whilst driving a stolen car in Kolossi, Limassol on