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06-04-2020 18:43

The Foreign Ministry calls on those wishing to repatriate to express interest through the connect2cy platform

For the purposes of facilitating the planning and organisation of the ongoing gradual repatriation of citizens of the Republic of Cyprus who are currently overseas and do not fall within the categories exempted by the Decrees in force, all those wishing to repatriate are invited to express their interest through the connect2cy platform ( www.connect2cy.gov.cy).It is clarified that any decisions concerning repatriation will be made taking into consideration the situation as it evolves and the...

06-04-2020 14:02

Registered unemployed, March 2020

The unemployed persons, registered at the District Labour Offices on the last day of March 2020, reached 26.353 persons. Based on the seasonally adjusted data that show the trend of unemployment, the number of registered unemployed for March 2020 ıncreased to 21.668 persons in comparison to 20.989 in the previous month. (Table 1)In comparison with March 2019, a decrease of 155 persons or 0,6% was recorded, attributed mainly to the sectors of public administration (a decrease of 405), constru...

06-04-2020 13:22

Electronic application form for withdrawal, cancellation, replacement of applications submitted to the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance

The Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance announces that an electronic application form has been placed on www.coronavirus.mlsi.gov.cy for those wishing to withdraw/cancel any application they have submitted for the Special Benefit or Delcaration of Information of Bank Account (IBAN) that has been submitted with incomplete or wrong details. It is also noted that the said electronic form may also be used for applications that the applicant/the person representing each company wishes...

06-04-2020 10:56

The Shipping Deputy Ministry thanks MSC Shipmanagement Ltd for its donation of 106,000 surgical masks and 100,000 gloves to help Cyprus fight against COVID-19

On Wednesday 1st April 2020, MSC Shipmanagement Ltd donated 106,000 surgical masks and 100,000 gloves to the Cyprus Government, to assist in the fight against the coronavirus disease outbreak.MSC Shipmanagement Ltd has been based in Limassol since 2008 and during the last years it has significantly expanded its activities in Cyprus. MSC Shipmanagement Ltd has over 230 vessels under its management and employs more than 200 people in Cyprus.MSC Shipmanagement Ltd has the deepest appreciation ...

06-04-2020 08:47

High concentrations of dust are observed in the air

High concentrations of dust are observed in the air today, 6 April 2020, according to measurements from ground Stations of the Air Quality Monitoring Network operated by the Department of Labour Inspection.The public, and articularly any vulnerable groups of population (children, older people, and the infirm) are urged to avoid circulating in open spaces until the observed episode has elapsed, as the small size of respirable particles in dust may have negative effects on human health.Emplo...

03-04-2020 19:27

The Parcel24 service in the fight against the coronavirus

To help you avoid visiting the Post Offices during working hours, Cyprus Post is throwing the 24-hour Parcel24 locker systems in the fight against Coronavirus.From Monday, April 6, 2020, and as long as the restrictive measures are in force, a number of registered items (barcode "R") and parcels (barcode "C") containing goods, provided that they bear the recipient's mobile phone, will be placed in the Parcel24 systems, regardless if  the recipient is a subscriber.This campaign is aimed at cu...

03-04-2020 15:19

EMA provides recommendations on compassionate use of remdesivir for COVID-19

During an extraordinary virtual meeting held on 2 April 2020, EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) gave recommendations on how the investigational antiviral medicine remdesivir should be used for treating coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in compassionate use programmes in the European Union.Compassionate use programmes, which are set up at the level of individual EU Member States, are intended to give patients with a life-threatening, long-lasting or seriously disabling disease and no availa...

03-04-2020 15:04

Customer Service by Social Insurance Services within the framework of measures to mitigate the spread of COVID -19

The Social Insurance Services, within the framework of preventive measures to address COVID -19, inform the public that the online application / JCC Smart website for online payment of contributions for February 2020 earnings will remain available until 14.4.2020.It is emphasized that in addition to paying through the JCC Smart application, in order to be able to register the earnings of their employees, all employers are required to submit the form titled "Statement of Earnings and Contribu...

03-04-2020 14:39

Extension of measures announced by the Labour Ministry to address COVID -19; protect elderly and vulnerable groups

The Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance, within the framework of its emergency response measures to protect the elderly and other vulnerable groups, wishes to inform the public that from Saturday, April 4, 2020, and while the restrictive measures, in accordance with the Decree by the Minister of Health, under the Quarantine Law, are in effect, the following provisions shall continue to apply:Homes for the elderly and the disabled / Caregivers, as well as 24-hour care homes for ...

03-04-2020 13:53

Disinfection procedures for any business providing services to the public

Further to the information provided  by the Public Health Services of the Ministry of Health, addressing business with regard to their obligations to limit the spread of coronavirus, the Ministry of Health, in the framework of re- examining the situation as developed so far, recommends that all the business that are still operative in compliance with the Quarantine (Determination of Measures to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19) related decrees, should organize and implement a disinfection proce...

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