Important Announcements


  • Revised guidelines for the discharge of positive cases without symptoms or with mild symptoms , 04-08-2021
  • Epidemiological risk assessment of countries concerning COVID-19, dated 2/8/2021 , 02-08-2021
  • Answers to Frequently Asked Questions on the decisions of the Council of Ministers , 30-07-2021
  • Procedure for issuing a certificate by way of exception, allowing for a free rapid antigen test to a person who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons , 30-07-2021
  • Statement by the Minister of Health, Mr Michalis Hadjipantela, on the Council of Ministers’ decisions , 30-07-2021
  • Issuance of EU Digital COVID Certificate and SafePass to individuals who have been vaccinated or have tested positive for covid in countries outside the EU, EEA or Switzerland , 27-07-2021
  • Change of the criteria regarding the conduct of a PCR laboratory test for COVID–19 upon arrival at the airports , 26-07-2021
  • Answers to frequently asked questions about rapid antigen tests as of 1st of August , 26-07-2021
  • Guidelines by the Minister of Transport for persons employed in means of Public Transport and for passengers , 19-07-2021
  • Incentives provided to young people by companies and organisations to promote vaccinations , 16-07-2021
  • Statements by the Commissioner for the Citizen on the incentives to increase vaccination coverage , 16-07-2021
  • Answers to frequently asked questions about the decisions of the Council of Ministers, dated 16 July 2021 , 16-07-2021
  • Statement by the Minister of Health, Mr Michalis Hadjipantela, on the Council of Ministers’ decisions for containing the pandemic , 16-07-2021
  • Address by the President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades , 16-07-2021
  • Management of COVID-19 cases and their close contacts , 09-07-2021
  • Statement by the Minister of Health, Mr Michalis Hadjipantelas, on the decisions of the Council of Ministers , 07-07-2021
  • Clarifications on the decisions of the Council of Ministers - July 2, 2021 , 03-07-2021
  • Statement by the Minister of Health, Mr Michalis Hadjipantelas, on the decisions of the Council of Ministers for reinforcing vaccination coverage , 02-07-2021
  • Presentation of the European Digital COVID Certificate , 30-06-2021
  • Digital COVID Certificate for travelling to Cyprus accepted as of 1st July 2021 , 24-06-2021
  • Council of Ministers decides new easing of measures: presence of fans at games at 50% capacity and 10 persons per table in catering establishments , 16-06-2021
  • Measures implemented at the points of entry of the Republic of Cyprus in order to contain the entry of SARS-CoV-2 mutations , 15-06-2021
  • Revised list of clinical laboratories conducting rapid antigen tests that meet the specifications of the Ministry of Health , 10-06-2021
  • Strategic restarting of the economy and of social activity – What changes as of 10 June 2021 , 09-06-2021
  • Issuance of SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Certificate , 07-06-2021
  • Announcement of the Ministry of Interior regarding the re-opening of checkpoints as of 4 June 2021 , 03-06-2021
  • SafePass is mandatory in indoor spaces , 03-06-2021
  • Answers to frequently asked questions on what changes as of 29 May 2021 , 28-05-2021
  • Statement by the Minister of Health Mr Constantinos Ioannou on the decisions of the Council of Ministers regarding the pandemic , 27-05-2021
  • Announcement by the Ministry of Health on the recommendations of the Scientific Advisory Committee for the AstraZeneca vaccine , 26-05-2021
  • Cyprus travel protocol for vaccinated travellers , 25-05-2021
  • Sinopharm vaccine (BBIBP COVID-19) in the category of vaccines accepted by the Republic of Cyprus , 20-05-2021
  • Minister of Health: Vaccination and compliance with the precautionary measures will lead to the lifting of more restrictions , 18-05-2021
  • Statement by the Minister of Health, Mr Constantinos Ioannou, on the decisions of the Council of Ministers , 14-05-2021
  • What changes as of 17 May in the framework of the strategy for the gradual resumption of the economy and social activity , 14-05-2021
  • Clarifications on the SafePass recovery SMS for individuals who have been positive COVID-19 cases , 13-05-2021
  • The vaccination plan now focuses on young people – Answers to basic questions , 13-05-2021
  • Reminder as to the places where a ‟SafePassˮ is required , 10-05-2021
  • Implementation of the ‟SafePassˮ Decision as of 10 May , 08-05-2021
  • Conditions applied to vaccinated passengers , 08-05-2021
  • Answers to frequently asked questions on what changes as of 10 May 2021 , 06-05-2021
  • Opening of schools with physical presence – rapid test units for students , 06-05-2021
  • Statement by the Minister of Health, Mr Constantinos Ioannou, on the decisions to restart the economy and social activity , 06-05-2021
  • Island-wide measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic – Effective from 10/05/2021 , 05-05-2021
  • The Pharmaceutical Services provide answers to frequently asked questions about the vaccines against COVID-19 , 05-05-2021
  • Changes in the process of arranging appointments through the COVID-19 Vaccination Portal as of 06/05/2021 , 04-05-2021
  • Revised list of laboratories conducting molecular tests for the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) privately , 28-04-2021
  • Revised list of clinical laboratories conducting rapid antigen tests , 28-04-2021
  • Vaccination against COVID-19 – Answers to frequently asked questions , 27-04-2021
  • Answers to frequently asked questions on the measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic (Effective between 26 April and 9 May) , 26-04-2021
  • Statement by the Minister of Health, Mr Constantinos Ioannou, on the decisions of the Council of Ministers concerning the pandemic , 23-04-2021
  • Answers to frequently asked questions about coronavirus cases and close contacts , 19-04-2021
  • Revised Protocol for the discharge of coronavirus close contacts from mandatory confinement , 14-04-2021
  • Passengers holding a vaccination certificate from the Republic of Cyprus will not have to self-isolate or undergo testing upon arrival in Cyprus , 31-03-2021
  • Statement by the Minister of Health, Mr Constantinos Ioannou, on the decisions of the Council of Ministers , 31-03-2021
  • Ministry of Health: Careful compliance with health measures to avoid deterioration of epidemiological picture , 22-03-2021
  • Outdoor areas of catering establishments reopen in accordance with health protocol , 15-03-2021
  • Answers to frequently asked questions on what changes as of 15 March , 13-03-2021
  • Statement by the Minister of Health, Mr Constantinos Ioannou, on the decisions of the Council of Ministers regarding the pandemic , 12-03-2021
  • Revised list of clinical laboratories conducting rapid antigen tests that meet the specifications of the Ministry of Health , 11-03-2021
  • Answers to frequently asked questions on what changes as of 1 March , 25-02-2021
  • Statement by the Minister of Health, Mr Constantinos Ioannou, during the announcement of the decisions of the Council of Ministers , 25-02-2021
  • The Council of Ministers has approved the resumption of flights and re-opening of airports with additional security measures , 18-02-2021
  • *Revised* - Answers to frequently asked questions on what changes as of 1 February, in the framework of the strategic lifting of measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic , 29-01-2021
  • Answers to frequently asked questions on what changes as of 1 February, in the framework of the strategic lifting of measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic , 27-01-2021
  • Statement by the Minister of Health, Mr Constantinos Ioannou, during the announcement of the 1st phase of the strategic lifting of measures , 27-01-2021
  • (Revised**) Answers to frequently asked questions on measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic , 15-01-2021
  • Press release by the Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy on citizens' movements by exception , 09-01-2021
  • Statement by Minister of Health Mr Constantinos Ioannou regarding the announcement of the new measures against the pandemic , 08-01-2021
  • Application process for the registration to Covid-19 Vaccinations’ Portal of citizens who are not GHS beneficiaries , 04-01-2021
  • Presence of persons in houses other than permanent residents is prohibited – Remote working for public/wider public sector , 29-12-2020
  • Updated list of categories of citizens with risk factors for serious illness by COVID-19 , 29-12-2020
  • Antigen detection tests (rapid tests) do not need to be confirmed with a PCR test , 28-12-2020
  • Statement by the Minister of Health, Mr Constantinos Ioannou, on the decisions of the Council of Ministers to contain the pandemic , 22-12-2020
  • Travel Advice of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the Coronavirus Covid-19 for the United Kingdom , 22-12-2020
  • Quarantine for a 7-day period for passengers from the UK due to new strain of coronavirus , 21-12-2020
  • Answers to frequent questions concerning the emergency measures for passengers from the United Kingdom , 21-12-2020
  • Answers to frequently asked questions about vaccines/vaccination against COVID-19 , 15-12-2020
  • The National Vaccination Plan for COVID-19 was presented , 15-12-2020
  • Measures to contain the Covid-19 pandemic - with effect from 11/12/2020 until 31/12/2020 , 09-12-2020
  • Statement by the Minister of Health, Mr Constantinos Ioannou, on the decisions of the Council of Ministers to contain the pandemic , 09-12-2020
  • The Council of Ministers has approved the modified Action Plan for the gradual resumption of flights and the reopening of airports , 03-12-2020
  • 1474 is the new COVID-19 call center , 01-12-2020
  • Statement by the Minister of Health, Mr Constantinos Ioannou, on the Government’s decisions to address the pandemic , 27-11-2020
  • Additional measures to address the pandemic , 27-11-2020
  • Management and discharge of confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection by the Personal Doctors , 23-11-2020
  • Address by the President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades , 11-11-2020
  • Statement by the Minister of Health, Mr Constantinos Ioannou, during the announcement of the emergency measures to combat the pandemic , 11-11-2020
  • Televised address by the President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, on the issue of the COVID-19 pandemic , 04-11-2020
  • Introductory statement by the Minister of Health, Mr Constantinos Ioannou, at the announcement of extraordinary measures for handling the pandemic , 04-11-2020
  • Travel Advice of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the Coronavirus COVID-19, All other countries except those in category Α and Β (From 09/10/2020) , 29-10-2020
  • Travel Advice of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the Coronavirus COVID-19, group of countries Α and Β (From 09/10/2020) , 29-10-2020
  • Improvement of procedures informing persons who test positive for the virus and their close contacts , 23-10-2020
  • Decision of the Council of Ministers on the implementation of island-wide contingency measures and in Limassol and Paphos Districts in particular , 22-10-2020
  • COVID-19 measures extended island-wide and contingency measures decided for Lemesos District , 17-10-2020
  • Instructions issued to persons testing positive to the virus or who are considered to be close contacts, and to persons in charge of Security and Health in workplaces , 16-10-2020
  • Revised instructions for the mandatory use of facemask by the general population , 14-10-2020
  • Epidemiological risk assessment of countries concerning COVID-19 , 06-10-2020
  • Support measures to address the consequences of the Covid-19 Coronavirus as regards employment and enterprises , 03-09-2020
  • Home weddings and christenings with over 50 guests only with prior approval by Health Ministry , 27-08-2020
  • Decisions of the Council of Ministers for the management of the coronavirus pandemic , 21-08-2020
  • Compulsory repeat of the COVIC-19 laboratory test for passengers arriving from Category C countries , 12-08-2020
  • Applicable measures for passengers coming from each country category , 04-08-2020
  • Places where the use of a mask is mandatory by the general population , 01-08-2020
  • Announcement by the Ministry of Transport concerning passengers travelling to Cyprus from the UK as of 1 August , 31-07-2020
  • Opening statement by the Minister of Health Mr Constantinos Ioannou at the press conference about the new developments regarding COVID-19 , 31-07-2020
  • Maximum number of persons at gatherings increased , 09-07-2020
  • Update of the maximum number of persons served at catering establishments , 30-06-2020
  • Gradual lift of restrictive measures on flights to and from the Airports of Larnaca and Paphos , 08-06-2020
  • Announcement of the Ministry of Interior on the easing of measures concerning the movement from and to the areas under government control as of 8 June 2020 , 05-06-2020
  • The Council of Ministers has decided the further easing of restriction measures , 03-06-2020
  • Republic of Cyprus ready to welcome foreign visitors , 29-05-2020
  • Presentation of the new support package for the economy by the Minister of Finance Mr. Constantinos Petrides , 28-05-2020
  • Address by the President of the Republic Mr. Nicos Anastasiades regarding the measures taken to support the employees and the economy , 27-05-2020
  • New support measures for the economy in the face of the COVID 19 pandemic consequences , 22-05-2020
  • The Council of Ministers affirms launching of second phase of easing of restrictions with minor modifications , 19-05-2020
  • Statement by the President of the Republic Mr. Nicos Anastasiades on the operation of all levels of education , 08-05-2020
  • New package to support economy in response to COVID-19 pandemic , 07-05-2020
  • Introductory statement by the Minister of Health Mr. Constantinos Ioannou at the joint press conference with the Ministers of Finance and Labour , 30-04-2020
  • Groups of citizens with the higher risk of becoming seriously ill from COVID-19 , 29-04-2020
  • Address by the President of the Republic Mr Nicos Anastasiades on the gradual easing of covid-19 lockdown measures , 29-04-2020
  • The Council of Ministers decided to take additional measures to support employees , 23-04-2020
  • Financial Support Programme for dealing with the consequences of coronavirus , 15-04-2020
  • Announcement by the Presidency of the Republic on the program of gradual and controlled repatriation , 13-04-2020
  • Statement by the President of the Republic Mr. Nicos Anastasiades on the Council of Ministers' decisions regarding COVID-19 , 08-04-2020
  • Cumhurbaşkanı Sn. Nikos Anastasiadis'in coronavirüs ile mücadele çerçevesinde alınan tedbirler ile ilgili basın toplantısında yaptığı açıklama Cumhurbaşkanlığı Sarayı , 08-04-2020
  • The Foreign Ministry calls on those wishing to repatriate to express interest through the connect2cy platform , 06-04-2020
  • Decree by the Minister of Communications on the prohibition of flights as of April 4 2020 at 12.00 am Cyprus time , 02-04-2020
  • Foreign Ministry announces cooperation with network of doctors to respond to medical needs of Cypriots abroad , 31-03-2020
  • Foreign Ministry launches online platform and calls on Cypriots abroad to register , 31-03-2020
  • Minister of Health to issue new decree under the Quarantine Law Act , 30-03-2020
  • Suspension of payment of the VAT in the framework of the support programme to address the effects of the virus COVID-19 , 30-03-2020
  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs supports Cypriot students abroad , 29-03-2020
  • Address by the President of the Republic Mr Nicos Anastasiades , 23-03-2020
  • Frequently Asked Questions about the Support Program for Coping with the effects of COVID-19 announced by the Minister of Labour Welfare and Social Insurance , 19-03-2020
  • Joint Press Release by the Ministry of Health the Health Insurance Organization and the Cyprus Medical Association ? Guidelines to citizens , 19-03-2020
  • Statement by the President of the Republic Mr. Nicos Anastasiades following the extraordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers , 15-03-2020
  • Directives of the Minister of Interior for the entry between the areas under the effective control of the Government of the Republic of Cyprus and the occupied areas , 14-03-2020
  • İçişleri Bakanlığının özgür bölgeler ve işgal altındaki bölgeler arasındaki giriş çıkışlara yönelik talimatları - Turkish , 14-03-2020
  • The President of the Republic addresses the Cyprus people on the issue of Coronavirus , 13-03-2020