COVID19: 5 deaths, patient numbers inch up

Cyprus reported five coronavirus deaths during the past week on Friday, as hospitalisations rose slightly to 47, up three from last week, while critical cases remained unchanged at five. The Health Ministry

COVID19: End of pandemic visible

The World Health Organisation’s belief that the end of the COVID-19 pandemic is now in sight has Cypriot virologist Dr Peter Karayiannis attributing the estimate to increased vaccination coverage. “Coronavirus can no


COVID19: 4 more deaths, fewer patients

Cyprus reported four more coronavirus deaths during the past week on Friday, three men aged 78 to 87, and an 82 year old woman, while hospitalisations dropped significantly from 57 to 42.

Cyprus tourism rebounds post-pandemic

Cyprus tourist numbers have rebounded this summer following two years of much-needed revenue lost during the COVID-19 pandemic. But one key nationality is effectively missing: Russian visitors, as the once lucrative market


COVID19: 7 deaths in a week, patients at 100+

Cyprus reported seven deaths in its weekly Covid bulletin on Friday, as new cases rose marginally to 14,914 during the past seven days, double from mid-June, with hospitalisations breaking the 100-barrier to

COVID19: Fines kept virus in check

The Auditor General’s office has found that the authorities’ policy to fine people violating COVID rules during the first 18 months of pandemic restrictions helped to keep the spread of the virus