Hellenic Bank announced a 19% increase in first half profits to €21 mln, from €17.7 mln in the same period last year, with the Group chief executive describing it as “solid performance”.
Nearly 200,000 Cypriots aged over 18 have yet to get a COVID-19 jab, as health authorities push for a vaccination target of 80% for herd immunity by the end of the summer.
With the spread of coronavirus getting out of hand, the government and business community conflict with health experts, who want harsher measures re-introduced before the situation becomes a thunderstorm. The administration, under
The number of COVID-19 patients treated in hospital has reached a record 225 people, with 57 in a serious condition. In comments to the Cyprus News Agency on Monday, the spokesman of
The day after the pandemic will be more challenging for countries and their economies than fighting the COVID-19 outbreak with technology-shy Cyprus especially struggling, experts told the Financial Mirror. Economists said the
Cyprus is fighting a losing battle in containing a much larger second wave of coronavirus after recording a record 202 COVID-19 cases on Saturday. The figure is double the 94 cases on
Greek and Turkish Cypriot experts on COVID-19 will exchange information next week about the epidemiological situation on both sides of Cyprus’ divide that will allow crossings to reopen. Ideas will be discussed
President Nicos Anastasiades meets his advisory epidemiological team on Friday who are expected to give the go-ahead for launching phase two of relaxing lockdown measures. The government said it will only take
By Michael J. Hadjihannas Since the beginning of lockdown in Cyprus from mid-March, technology has played a crucial role not only in stopping the spread of coronavirus but also in the sense
A campaign has been launched to raise funds for the family of a 26-year-old Turkish Cypriot nurse who is the youngest UK Cypriot to lose their life to COVID-19. According to London-based