coronavirus

Coronavirus: 41 new cases on Monday

Forty-one new cases of coronavirus were announced on Monday out of a total of 2,610 tests. The new cases includes six trainee nurses at Limassol general hospital. MORE LATER   Cyprus Mail …



Coronavirus: Hospital expansion to relieve pressure on non-virus patients

Famagusta district local government leaders said on Monday they were satisfied after receiving reassurances that works on the second and third floors of the Famagusta general hospital’s will be speeded up and completed within three to four months. After a meeting with Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou, the district’s local authority… Cyprus Mail …




Coronavirus: 13 new cases announced on Saturday

Thirteen new coronavirus cases were announced on Saturday including two more footballers and several people who arrived from abroad. According to the health ministry the 13 new cases were among 3,220 lab tests. Three of the new cases are from the Ethnikos Achnas football club cluster. Two are players and… Cyprus Mail …


Coronavirus: testing begins in Achna after football team infected

The health ministry on Friday announced coronavirus tests for the residents of Achna community and people working and residing at care homes. According to the ministry, following a cabinet decision, a series of testing programmes will be carried out. Five hundred Achna residents will be tested in cooperation with the… Cyprus Mail …



Coronavirus: north extends compulsory quarantine for all air arrivals

Authorities in the north, where the number of coronavirus cases has reached 700, have decided to extend compulsory quarantine for all arrivals by air until October 1, inclusive. Bars, which had been allowed to operate under conditions, will also close until then, the Cyprus News Agency reported citing the Turkish… Cyprus Mail …


EU offers 400 million euros to WHO-led COVID-19 vaccine initiative

The European Commission said on Monday it would contribute 400 million euros ($476 million) to an initiative led by the World Health Organization to buy COVID-19 vaccines. The initiative, dubbed COVAX, aims to purchase 2 billion doses by the end of 2021 of potential COVID-19 shots from several vaccine makers…. Cyprus Mail …