Long queues at free COVID-19 rapid testing sites are putting people off, as more Cypriots opt to pay for a test at their neighbourhood pharmacy for under €20. With the lifting of
Two health workers at Nicosia General’s cardiology ward have tested positive after receiving both jabs of a COVID-19 vaccine in January, confirming initial estimates that vaccines do not prevent mild infection. A
The test positivity rate for COVID-19 is rising in Cyprus, especially in Limassol, where it stands at 1.3% against the national average of 0.6% as infections spread, the National Surveillance Report showed
Following the government’s decision that gymnasium and lyceum students must carry a negative COVID-19 rapid test to be allowed back into class, the Health Ministry will send mobile testing units to schools.
Gymnasium and lyceum students must carry to school a negative COVID-19 rapid test if they are to be allowed back in the classroom, a Health Ministry decree said Tuesday. Under the decree,
As Cyprus prepares to ease more lockdown measures, health authorities are stepping up free mass testing, tracking cases and vaccinations to keep COVID-19 in check. In an announcement Monday, the Health Ministry
Thousands of domestic helpers and the self-employed are included in the programme for free weekly mandatory screening of employees that are returning to work. Cyprus’ Health Ministry on Monday clarified that mandatory
Cyprus reported a slight drop in COVID-19 cases on Saturday of 102, down from 113 the day before while one more death was recorded for a total of 220 since the outbreak.
From Saturday, people arriving in Cyprus from category A and B countries will have to self-isolate for three days and undertake a PCR test for coronavirus upon ending their quarantine. Currently, passengers
Lockdown measures produced the desired results with the COVID-19 test positivity rate dropping while the 14-day cumulative notification rate has halved from a fortnight ago. According to the latest Health Ministry Epidemiological