Archive for November, 2020

Cyprus authorities confirm 248 COVID-19 cases from PCR tests, 104 cases from rapid tests

Cyprus authorities confirmed on Saturday 248 COVID-19 cases through PCR tests, while another 104 cases were found positive through antigen rapid tests. From the 248 cases, 69 were found positive through rapid tests in the past days and were confirmed …

Cyprus COVID-19 cases need to drop to 100-150 per day for measures to be eased

Professor of Microbiology/Molecular Virology at the Medical School of the University of Cyprus, Petros Karayiannis, has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA) that measures aiming to curb the spread of COVID-19 cannot be eased from one day to the other …

Cyprus Police book 59 citizens and 4 premises for violating measures against COVID-19

Cyprus Police carried out 2,557 checks during the last 24 hours, in the framework of the campaign for the implementation of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19, booking 59 citizens and four premises.

Citizens were reported for violating movement …

COVID-19 cases in Cyprus increase between 11-24 November, according to National Report

 A total of 2,817 COVID-19 cases were diagnosed in Cyprus in the last 14 days (11-24 November), out of 69,252 tests that have been performed, according to the National Report released Friday by the Ministry of Health.
 
Although the mortality …

Greeks in Erdogan’s sights

From the beginning of the year, when Greece blocked Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s attempt to blackmail Europe with the mass movement of migrants, Turkey has been trying, with increasing persistence, to “isolate” Greece from its European Union partners.

At first, Turkish …

Record 121 deaths from coronavirus in Greece

There were also 1,747 new cases raising the total of confirmed cases to 103,034.

The northern city of Thessaloniki again had the most cases (486), followed by the Attica capital region with 273 and the former Pieria prefecture, just south …

House fire Walthamstow

Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters were called to a fire at a house on Elmsdale Road in Walthamstow.

A storage cupboard in a loft conversion at a two-storey terraced house was destroyed by the fire. Firefighters assisted one …

​More than 150 arrests made during protest in central London

The Met has made 155 arrests while policing a number of demonstrations in central London today, Saturday 28 November.

Those arrests were for offences including breaching coronavirus regulations, assaulting a police officer and possession of drugs.

Officers made a number …

Premier League

Liverpool were held to a 1-1 draw at Brighton after conceding a VAR-inspired stoppage-time penalty while Riyad Mahrez scored a hat-trick in Manchester City’s 5-0 crushing of Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday.Carlo Ancelotti’s Everton suffered their fourth defeat …

The Bees went out of the Emirates Cup, after a battling display

The Bees went out of the Emirates Cup, after a battling display, losing 1-0 to MK Dons. Despite enjoying some good phases of possession and a few good chances, it was MK Dons who would get the win with just …