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UK COVID-19 death toll rises above 32,000, highest in Europe – data

LONDON (Reuters) – More than 32,000 people in the United Kingdom have died with suspected COVID-19, the highest official toll yet reported in Europe, according to data published on Tuesday.

The Office for National Statistics said 29,648 deaths had taken …

COVID-19 tests in Cyprus for retail employees continue, construction workers to start testing Wednesday

Tests for COVID-19 continue among employees working in retail, as measures relax gradually in Cyprus, Press Officer of the Ministry of Health, Margarita Kyriakou, told CNA. On Wednesday, authorities will start taking samples from people working on construction sites, she …

Two COVID-19 cases in Cyprus Monday, the lowest number recorded since March

Cyprus recorded just two COVID-19 cases on Monday, the lowest number the last two months, bringing the total on the island to 874 cases.

Authorities urge citizens to continue being vigilant and follow all the directions as today the restrictive …

Thousands return to work in Cyprus, authorities inspect that health and safety measures are upheld

Thousands of employees return on Monday to work, in the public and wider public sector, the retail sector and construction sites, with the Labour Inspection Department having undertaken a massive effort to be able to monitor the implementation of health …

Church to strictly apply measures, Archbishop assures the President of Cyprus

The Church will ensure that government measures are strictly implemented, Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Cyprus assured the President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades.

According to a written statement by Deputy Government Spokesman Panayiotis Sentonas, the President spoke on Monday on the …

A wide range of Cyprus’ business reopen on Monday

A wide range of business in Cyprus resumed operations from Monday after the partial lifting of the restrictive measures imposed in March, to combat the spread of COVID-19 in Cyprus.

In this first phase of restrictions relaxing, the industry and …

Cyprus government optimistic that people will comply as measures relax

Following people’s compliance with strict measures during the lockdown period, the Cyprus government is optimistic that citizens will display the same level of maturity as measures gradually relax, said the Director of the President`s Office, Petros Demetriou.

Speaking to CNA, …

Another 3,000 people to be repatriated in May, Transport Minister tells Cyprus News Agency

Another 3,000 people to be repatriated in May, Transport Minister tells CNA
CNA – Antonios Gkildakis – CYPRUS/Nicosia 04/05/2020 12:15
A total of 3,000 Cypriot citizens and people residing legally in the Republic of Cyprus are expected to be repatriated …

Cyprus police reports 50 pedestrians and drivers for restrictive measures violations

Cyprus police have reported 50 pedestrians and drivers between 1800 hours on Monday and 0600 hours on Tuesday local time out of a total of 3,852 spot checks across the island, for violations of restrictive measures in place to contain …

Cyprus pledges €200,000 to the WHO, President Anastasiades says

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said on Tuesday that Cyprus pledges €200,000 to the WHO, to reinforce efforts against COVID-19.

Cyprus applauds the Coronavirus Global Response initiative, the President wrote in a message on Twitter. “All countries together we can …