Archive for March, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is continuing to sweep the UK -many restaurants and chains have transformed their services into takeaways in the meantime and shops reduced opening hours.

The coronavirus pandemic is continuing to sweep the UK – with scores of businesses shutting down.

Events have been cancelled and postponed, and many restaurants and chains have transformed their services into takeaways in the meantime.

Below is a round-up …

Cyprus launches online platform for Cypriots in the UK for Covid-19

The National Federation of Cypriots in the UK in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus, have compiled useful support information for our UK Cypriot diaspora and Cypriot nationals currently in the UK. This initiative …

Professor says coronavirus situation in Cyprus is as expected 

Microbiology and Molecular virology professor Petros Karayiannis, a member of the health ministry`s advisory committee, said the situation as it evolves with the announcement of eight more confirmed coronavirus cases is the expected one.

In statements to CNA he said …

Cyprus Health Minister new decree prohibits the entrance into quarantine areas 

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou issued on Friday a new decree in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus into the country.
 
The decree prohibits the entrance into quarantine areas  without the permission of the Minister of Health or …

Cyprus Government’s top priority is to protect the citizens’ health, pledges Health Minister

The government’s prime priority is to safeguard the health of all its citizens, said on Friday Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou, who added he would rather take painful decisions no matter how far-fetched they might seem than leave the people unprotected.…

Cyprus: Self-isolation can affect our mental health

Post-traumatic stress disorder and anxiety are some of the negative effects on people`s mental health due to their self-quarantine at home in a bid to prevent the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, according to mental health professionals who spoke to …

Around 700 people will return to Cyprus in coming days, Transport Minister says 

A total of 198 Cypriots have arrived in Cyprus from various countries abroad where they were stranded due to the coronavirus pandemic, Transport, Communications and Works Minister Yiannis Karousos has said, adding that about 700 people will be repatriated in …

Around 700 people will return to Cyprus in coming days, Transport Minister says 

A total of 198 Cypriots have arrived in Cyprus from various countries abroad where they were stranded due to the coronavirus pandemic, Transport, Communications and Works Minister Yiannis Karousos has said, adding that about 700 people will be repatriated in …

Health experts say measures taken over coronavirus outbreak in Cyprus are prompt and appropriate 

The measures taken by the government following the coronavirus outbreak are effective and well timed, health experts have said.
 
The experts of the epidemiological and scientific team attended a meeting Friday morning, chaired by President Nicos Anastasiades and in the …

Limassol – Pafos A&Εs shut for 72 hours, Nicosia – Larnaka A&Es open only for emergencies 

The Accident and Emergency Departments (A&E) in the General Hospitals of Limassol and Pafos will suspend operations for 72 hours, while in Nicosia and Larnaka they will be open only for emergency cases.  At the same time the operation of …