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Cyprus police report 119 pedestrians and drivers for violating restrictions

Police reported 119 pedestrians and drivers for violating restrictive measures in place to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. A Police Spokesperson told CNA that they conducted a total of 3,269 spot-checks from 6.00pm on Easter Sunday until 6.00am on Easter Monday.

Turkish drill ship “Yavuz” en route to Cyprus’ EEZ 

Turkish drill ship “Yavuz” set sail on Sunday from the Turkish port of Taşucu, in the country’s southern coast, en route to a drilling target in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), while the vessel is accompanied by a Turkish frigate.

Chinese Ambassador relieved to see COVID-19 cases drop to single-digit in Cyprus

The Ambassador of China to Cyprus, Huang Xingyuan, said he was relieved to see COVID-19 cases drop to single-digit and expressed hope for a speedy revival of the Cyprus economy.

In a message on twitter, Ambassador Huang said he was …

UK Cypriot YVA Solicitors have started an initiative under the banner, Make Visors – Save Lives.

Make Visors – Save Lives

The shortage of PPE amongst NHS staff has been well documented and one London based form of Solicitors are trying to do something about it.

YVA Solicitors have started an initiative under the banner, Make …

PPE delay is ‘extremely concerning’ as healthcare workers ‘desperately need proper and effective protection now’, warns BMA

Responding to reports that a personal protective equipment (PPE) delivery from Turkey due to arrive in the UK today has been delayed, BMA council chair Dr Chaand Nagpaul said:

“For doctors and healthcare staff working on the front line now …

UK Cypriot owned company JJ Food service Donates 1500 veggie fish and chip meals to Cystic Fibrosis Ward in St James Hospital, Leeds

JJ Foodservice owned by Turkish Cypriot Mustafa Kiamil donated 4800 veggie fish fingers, 425kgs of chips and 47kgs of mushy peas to the Cystic Fibrosis Ward of St James’ NHS Hospital in Leeds.

Following the closure of many schools, the …

A tribute to UK Cypriot Zacharia Akis Kadis

Zacharias Akis Kadis born 12th September 1963 in London he leaves behind his beloved wife Eirini children Stephanie, Lucas, Pannie and grandson Leo. He also leaves behind his parents Sinesi and Panayiota, Sister Despo. Zacharias parents are from Rizokarpasso and …

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE CORONAVIRUS from Haringey Council

Dear Haringey resident,

As a doctor, I know how essential it is that we ALL follow the instructions from Public Health England.

The country is facing an unprecedented public health crisis due to the rapid spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).…

Statement from Autumn Gardens and Anastasia Lodge care homes

We welcome the announcement on April the 15th 2020 by the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, that the Government will be increasing the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) to care homes, and for the first time ensuring that all elderly …

Enfield Council statement on careworker Sonja Kaygan

Cllr Alev Cazimoglu, Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care said, “Everyone at Enfield Council is devastated to have heard the tragic news of Sonja Kaygan who died of COVID-19 on Friday 17 April, leaving a young child.

“She worked …