Category Archives: Medical Management

Cyprus to receive Avigan anti-flu drug for 20 COVID-19 patients

 Cyprus is included in the list of 20 countries that will receive the Avigan anti-flu drug for inpatients being treated for coronavirus, the Ministry of Health announced, on Tuesday.

An official press release said that the Ministry was informed that …

A total of 31 patients with coronavirus hospitalized in Famagusta General Hospital

 A total of 31 patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 are hospitalised currently in Famagusta General Hospital, which operates as the reference hospital for the coronavirus.

Three of those patients are receiving their treatment in the increased care unit, …

CBC calls directly supervised banks not to pay dividends amid COVID19 turmoil

 The Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC) with a new recommendation published today calls on directly supervised banks or less significant credit institutions not to pay dividends until October 11, 2020, amid the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

The new …

COVID19: Embarrassing row rocks Cyprus healthcare fight

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou intervened to calm nerves after the State Health Services Organisation (OKYPY) threatened medical staff tackling the deadly COVID-19 virus with pay cuts if protocols weren’t followed.

The unseemly row comes at a time when the health …

COVID19: First Turkish Cypriot dies in north

Tuesday’s death of a 74-year-old in the occupied north of Cyprus is the first Turkish Cypriot to lose his life from complications caused by the coronavirus.

The total number of deaths in the Turkish occupied north of Cyprus has risen …

COVID19: Cyprus has upswing in new cases

Cyprus saw a 52% daily rise in new COVID-19 cases with 29 announced Tuesday from 19 the previous day, taking the total to 495 since the outbreak last month.

Health authorities said that 22 of the new cases came from …