Cyprus will continue to rely on free mass rapid testing to keep coronavirus in check, as one-fifth of the population took a COVID-19 test last week, said the Health Ministry on Monday.
Some 27 mobile COVID-19 rapid testing units were deployed at state and private high schools on Thursday, as the Health Ministry plans to test all students weekly before they can begin lessons,
Cyprus continues to top Europe’s list of EU countries with the most tests per 100,000 population, the Health Ministry declared on Monday. According to the ministry, Cyprus carried out a daily average
Cyprus ranks second behind Denmark in the EU for coronavirus testing per population after ramping up its free test programme over the last two weeks, the Health Ministry said Friday. Cyprus continues
Cyprus ranks second highest among 29 European countries for the number of tests conducted for COVID-19 per 100,000 of population, said the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). According to
Health authorities launched Thursday a second 3,000 random COVID-19 testing scheme in Larnaca and Famagusta villages after a spike in coronavirus cases fuelled by major clusters in the districts. The testing scheme
Cyprus has earned trust and international plaudits for the way it handled flight arrivals during the coronavirus pandemic as it stepped up testing at airports, said Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos. Briefing the
Cyprus has started a targeted scheme of 5,000 COVID-19 tests among those aged 18-40 where crowds gather such as bars, restaurants, shopping malls and universities as younger people are contracting the virus.
Cyprus has proven that to contain the spread of coronavirus a rigorous testing programme is needed based on the track-trace-isolate philosophy which is why it is among the highest testers in Europe.
Cyprus has started testing healthcare professionals in a scheme to check 20,000 frontline workers in a bid to contain the coronavirus. A total of 276 COVID-19 tests for coronavirus were conducted on