Archive for February, 2021

All English households with school children offered twice weekly COVID tests

All households in England with school or college aged children will be offered two rapid COVID-19 tests per person per week to support the government’s priority to get young people back in the classroom, the health ministry said on Sunday.…

The play offs kick off in Cyprus

The Play off phase started the weekend.14 clubs compete in the league. Each club plays the other sides twice, for a total of 22 games for each club. The bottom two teams (of the first round) are relegated directly to …

Number who have COVID-19 vaccine in Britain reaches 19.7 million

A total of 19.7 million people in Britain have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, official data released on Saturday showed.

Britain also reported a further 7,434 cases within the previous 24 hours, and 290 deaths within 28 …

Cyprus reports 243 new coronavirus cases, 78 patients in state hospitals

A total of 243 new coronavirus cases were diagnosed on Saturday in Cyprus, out of 40,747 tests.

The Ministry of Health announced that the positivity rate stands at 0,60%. The total number of citizens infected stands at 34,424.
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UK Cypriots left homeless after freak accident

At 4.30am on the 23 February, a driver crashed through a wall into the home of three young UK Cypriots, and a fourth housemate, straight into a downstairs bedroom destroying it. The male driver was arrested at the scene on …

A total of 76,176 doses administrated in Cyprus, as COVID-19 vaccination plan proceeds

A total of 76,176 doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administrated in Cyprus until February 26, of which 53,617 concern persons who got the first jab and 22,559 persons  who completed their vaccination after receiving the second dose.
 
According to …

Cyprus launches action plan for resumption of flights on first of March

Cyprus’ action plan for the gradual resumption of flights and the re-opening of airports with additional security measures, enters into force on 1st March.
 
According to a press release by the Ministry of Health, following the relevant decision of the …

Premier League

Gabriel Jesus struck twice as Manchester City beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 4-1 at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday to move 15 points clear at the top of the Premier League with their 21st straight win in all competitions.

City have 65 …

Military honors and fly-past mark funeral of Britain’s Captain Tom

A military guard of honor and Royal Air Force fly-past marked the funeral on Saturday of Captain Sir Tom Moore, the World War Two veteran who raised millions of pounds for Britain’s health service during the coronavirus pandemic.The service featured …

Cyprus Eurovision entry sparks backlash over ‘satanic’ lyrics

Cyprus is under pressure to withdraw its Eurovision song entry that has upset many Orthodox Christians in the country. The state broadcaster has blamed critics for misinterpreting the lyrics.

Cyprus’ official Eurovision Song Contest entry for this year has triggered …