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Coronavirus: More children admitted to Makarios Hospital

There has been an increase in the number of children admitted to Makarios Hospital with Covid-19, the head of the hospital’s pediatric department Dr Avraam Elia told the Cyprus News Agency on Wednesday. He attributed the increase to the lifting of restrictive measures and the BA5 Omicron sub-variant. “The last… Cyprus Mail …


Emilianidou still critical, president to visit her on Wednesday

Labour Minister Zeta Emilianidou remains in a medically induced coma as she receives treatment in Athens after suffering cerebral aneurism, while the president is scheduled to visit her on Wednesday. The latest update on her health status was provided by the health ministry on Tuesday, which detailed that the doctors… Cyprus Mail …


Cases of domestic violence rose in 2021

Last year saw an increase in the number of domestic violence incidents reported to the authorities compared to 2020, president of the Association for the Prevention and Handling of Violence in the Family (Spavo) Andri Andronikou said on Tuesday. Speaking to the Cyprus News Agency, Andronikou said a total of… Cyprus Mail …




Coronavirus: One death, 1,764 new cases (updated)

One Covid death was announced on Saturday as the ministry of health recorded 1,764 new cases. The death referred to an 84-year-old man who died on Saturday, bringing to 975 the total number of people who had died since the start of the pandemic. Meanwhile a total of 201 patients… Cyprus Mail …


Turkish Cypriot airspace? What airspace?

The Cyprus Republic has banned Russian flights, Turkey has not, highlighting once again the anomalies of flying into or over northern Cyprus By Esra Aygin The Cyprus Republic’s decision to close its airspace to Russian aircraft and circulating a map showing the whole of Cyprus, has sparked a debate in… Cyprus Mail …


President’s packed schedule seeks to enhance Cyprus’ political role

President Nicos Anastasiades is hoping his next series of engagements will improve Cyprus’ position in the international political arena, presidential press office director Andreas Iosif said on Saturday. In a written announcement, Iosif broke down the president’s schedule for the coming weeks, which he will use to highlight the role… Cyprus Mail …


Low occupancy means hotels open in Paphos operating at a loss

Occupancy levels of hotels that are open in Paphos are not even reaching 20 per cent, president of the Paphos Hoteliers Associaion Thanos Michaelides said on Sunday. Speaking to the Cyprus News Agency, Michaelides said that 25 per cent of units are open at the moment in Paphos, adding that… Cyprus Mail …


Saving the wetlands

Getting the public on board is the hardest part of the project at Lady’s Mile and Akrotiri salt lake The ongoing extensive restoration work at Lady’s Mile and Akrotiri salt lake, two locations considered vital parts of the wider wetlands system in Cyprus, carries an ambitious purpose. Aside from changing… Cyprus Mail …