President Anastasiades announces stricter measures to lessen spread of coronavirus in Cyprus

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has announced stricter measures in a bid to lessen the spread of the coronavirus, including barring entry into the country by anyone other than Cypriot citizens, legal residents of the Republic of Cyprus, European nationals or third country nationals working in the Republic and nationals from countries who are on a diplomatic service or mission based on bilateral or international conventions.

He also said that the government will announce a package of economic measures to support employees and employers as well as businesses facing the repercussions of the coronavirus crisis.

At the same time, the President remarked that all the citizens have a duty to implement the measures announced on Friday.

Source: Cyprus News Agency