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It might take a little longer to go down to zero COVID-19 cases in Cyprus, professor Karayiannis tells CNA 

It might take a little longer than anticipated to see COVID-19 cases fall to zero in Cyprus, said Dr. Petros Karayiannis, a Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Virology and member of the Ministry of Health’s Advisory Committee, attributing the delay …

The Ministry of Health in Cyprus has issued clarifications regarding the compulsory use of masks 

The Ministry of Health has issued clarifications regarding the compulsory use of masks by certain groups of workers and the non-compulsory sue for the general population, in view of the gradual lifting of restrictions starting on Monday, 4th May.

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Schools in Cyprus remain closed for pupils except for those graduating this year 

The Ministry of Education announced that school attendance is further suspended for kindergarten, primary and secondary education pupils in both public and private schools, as well as for those attending special schools.

The same applies for the “Irida” Day Care …

UK could allow primary schools to reopen as soon as June 1 – Telegraph

LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom could allow primary schools in England and Wales to reopen as soon as June 1 under plans being discussed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the Telegraph newspaper reported.

Johnson is expected to unveil the …

No mention of Cyprus arms embargo as US State Department responds to AHI

The US State Department has affirmed Washington’s view of the Republic of Cyprus as a “valued partner and friend in the Eastern Mediterranean” but it has fallen short of offering a commitment on lifting the decades-old arms embargo.

In a …

IOM Maintains COVID-19 Support for Vulnerable Migrant Communities in Cyprus

Nicosia – The number of COVID-19 case in Cyprus has dropped over the past three weeks (837 confirmed cases and 15 deaths overall) but the risk of infection persists among the most vulnerable communities on the island due to overcrowded

Cypriot trade unions, parties salute medical workers for their contribution on Labour Day

NICOSIA, May 1 (Xinhua) — Cypriot trade unions and parties canceled traditional Labor Day parades and celebrations on Friday, as coronavirus restrictions are two days from being eased.

However, parties and trade unions issued declarations commending the contribution of frontline …

Proposal of two measures to further reduce the price of electricity in Cyprus

The reduction in the price of electricity by the Cyprus Electricity Authority (AHK) for two months and its extension by another two, is a positive measure. It demonstrates the correctness of AKEL’s timeless position that the country needs publicly-owned organizations …

New recruits patrolling across London

When Yanique Bailey first applied to join the Metropolitan Police Service in 2017, she thought she knew most of the challenges she would face.

What she didn’t expect was a London with far fewer people on the streets and having …

We are Islington helpline delivers 1,000th package to residents in need

Islington’s community efforts to support residents affected by coronavirus reached a new milestone on Thursday (30 April), when the 1,000thsupport package was delivered through the We are Islington helpline.

The helpline, run by Islington Council, has been connecting