Archive for September, 2021

Cyprus reports 129 new COVID cases Thursday, 79 patients in hospitals

Cyprus Health Ministry on Thursday announced 129 new COVID-19 cases and 79 hospitalizations. The positivity rate stands at 0.21%. The new cases were detected from a total of 62,295 tests (rapid and PCR). Thirty-four patients are in serious condition and …

Greece continues supporting Cyprus to resume negotiations, says Greek FM on anniversary of Cyprus’ independance

Greece will continue to aid the Republic of Cyprus in its efforts to resume negotiations to find a mutually acceptable and comprehensive solution for a bi-zonal, bi-communal federation with a single sovereignty, a single international personality, and a single citizenship, …

President Putin pledges support to Cyprus President’s efforts for a solution

Russia`s President Vladimir Putin has sent a letter of congratulations to Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades on the occasion of the Cyprus Independence Day on October 1st. The letter was handed over to the President of the Republic on Thursday by …

Nicosia hails US decision for extension of partial waiver of ITAR restrictions vis-a-vis Cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus has welcomed the decision by the US State Department to extend the partial waiver of ITAR restrictions (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) vis-a-vis Cyprus.

The State Department on Thursday announced that it is extending the effective …

Cyprus special forces hold joint exercise with US navy seals

Cyprus Special forces staff and US Navy seals held joint scheduled training on September 20 – 30, which culminated to a joint exercise on September 28, Cyprus Ministry of Defence said in a press release.
 
The Ministry said the aim …

Revenue from tourism in Cyprus increased significantly in July

Revenue from tourism reached €245.7 mn in July 2021 compared to €42.5 mn in July 2020, recording an increase of 478.1%, on the basis of the results of the Passenger Survey carried out by the Statistical Service of Cyprus

As …

ECDC: Epidemiological situation improves in Spain and France, Cyprus still in the red zone

The epidemiological situation has improved in Spain, France and part of Italy according to the latest map posted by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) which was posted online on Thursday.
 
Cyprus remains in the red zone, …

Commission calls 19 member states, including Cyprus, to comply with EU rules on open data

The European Commission has announced it is sending a letter of formal notice to 19 member states, including Cyprus, calling on them to comply with EU rules on open data and the reuse of public sector information.
 
As announced in …

Old-age dependency ratio increases across EU regions, remains low in Cyprus

The old-age dependency ratio in the EU has increased noticeably in the last 20 years according to data released by Eurostat. According to the same data, the ratio of older compared to younger persons remains low in Cyprus.
 
The old-age …

Cyprus among countries recording increase in arrivals, Johansson said presenting the report on new migration pact

Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas and Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson presented a Report on Migration and Asylum on Wednesday, one year since the adoption of the Commission’s proposal for a New Pact on Migration and Asylum.

The report …