COVID19: Unvaccinated ban, quarantine for Omicron cases

From 15 December, unvaccinated people will be banned from social events such as weddings, christenings, hospitality, and sports venues, as the government tightens COVID-19 restrictions. On Monday, Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas announced

COVID19: Omicron would trigger 1,500 daily

Scientists fear the almost certain arrival of the Omicron variant of coronavirus will implode daily figures of Cyprus COVID-19 cases to over 1,000. In comments to the Cyprus News Agency, epidemiologist Dr

COVID19: Two deaths, tally reaches 601

Cyprus reported two coronavirus deaths on Saturday, the fourth this month, taking the pandemic total beyond 600, with hospitalisations also rising to 115. Daily infections were down to 428 from 594 on

COVID19: Cases exceed 500, one death

Cyprus reported one more coronavirus death on Saturday, the seventh this month, as new daily cases spiked to 535, while patient hospitalisations increased to 118. Saturday’s cases were the highest daily tally

COVID19: Cyprus case rate jumps 66%

Cyprus’ COVID infections are on the rise as the two-week cumulative case rate increased by 66.6%, with over 4,000 incidents recorded, according to Friday’s Health Ministry epidemiological report. The island’s 14-day cumulative

COVID19: Measures may tighten under cases spike

The government is reviewing coronavirus measures under pressure from a spike in new cases with the introduction of self-testing while tightening restrictions on social gatherings is not ruled out. Daily cases are

COVID19: No deaths, cases stay above 200

Cyprus reported no coronavirus deaths on Saturday, as the number of new daily cases stayed above 200 and hospitalisations remained at 82. The Health Ministry said in its daily Covid bulletin that

COVID19: Concern over uptick in new cases

Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas said authorities are anxious over a recent spike in daily COVID-19 cases, with scientists looking into the causes behind the uptick. Health authorities are concerned over a rise

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