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16-04-2021 15:52

Rapid antigen testing for employees and the general population – Testing units 17 April 2021

Aiming at the continuous surveillance of the community and the workplaces, the free programmes of rapid antigen testing of the general population and employees are in progress.

For the smooth and safe operation of businesses that have been activated according to the Decrees, employers in businesses, as well as the Heads of Departments/Services in the public and wider public sector, are obliged to coordinate the rapid testing of the employees, so that the mandatory weekly testing of the personnel, through the rapid antigen test, is ensured as follows:

  • Businesses/services employing up to 3 people, all employees should be tested.
  • Businesses/services employing between 4 to 10 people, at least 4 employees should be tested.
  • Businesses/services employing more than 11 peopleat least 5 people or 30% of employees should be tested, whichever is higher in number.

Additionally, the self-employed and the domestic employees and/or people caring for elders or disabled persons or people providing assistance to individuals who are unable to take care of themselves are obligated to participate in the program.  

It is recalled that all teachers and school staff without exception are required to undergo a weekly check with a rapid antigen test. The negative result certificate should be presented during the checks.

Thus, employees may proceed to the testing units operating in all Districts, according to the plan designed by the employer/head. On Saturday, 17 April, the testing units will be operating as follows:

District Location of testing units Operating hours
  Agios Ioannis Eleimon Church, Lemesos 8.30 a.m. – 7.30 p.m.
  Red café, Molos of Lemesos 9.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  “Gregory Afxentiou” Square, Lemesos 9.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  ‘Andreas Themistocleous’ TEPAK building, Agia Zoni (old land registry, Athinon street) 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
Lemesos “Sigma Bakery” parking area, Kapsalos (Agias Filaxeos Street, next to Scandia) 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
(19 units) Mesa Geitonia Cultural Centre 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Panagia Evangelistria Church, Polemidia 8.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.
  Tsireion Stadium (West side – Main entrance, VIP area) 8.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.
  Irinis Square, Agios Athanasios (in front of the Town Hall) 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Productivity Centre, Linopetra (next to the parking area, 1 Elpidas Street) 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Agia Varvara Church, Zakaki 8.30 a.m. – 7.30 p.m.
  Hotel Atlantica Oasis, Germasogeia (hotel lobby) 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Germasogeia Cultural Centre 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  "Argo" Cultural Centre, Erimi 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Panagia Chrysaifiliotissa Church, Agia Fila (Mavrokordatou Street, near CYTA) 8.30 a.m. – 7.30 p.m.
  Multifunctional Centre, Pyrgos, Lemesos 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Colossi Community Stadium 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Palodia Community Council 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Eptagonion Community Medical Centre 8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.
Larnaka “Agios Georgios Kontos” Cultural Centre, Larnaka 8.30 a.m. – 7.30 p.m.
  Europe Square, Larnaka 9.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
(15 units) Larnaka Municipal Theatre 8.30 a.m. – 7.30 p.m.
  Makariou Housing Community Council, Kamares area 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  “Agios Savvas” Spiritual Centre, Livadia 8.30 a.m. – 7.30 p.m.
  Agios Nicolaos Church, Drosia 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  “Ermis Aradippou” Union, Aradippou 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Skarinou Community Council 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Ziyi Community Council 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Ormideia Community Council 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Kornos Community Medical Centre 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Pervolia Commuity Council 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  "Herodotou" tennis academy, Meneou 9.00 a.m. – 10.00 a.m.
  Acheritou Central Square, Vrisoulles 8.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.
  Dasos Achnas Central Square 1.30 p.m. – 5.30 p.m.
   Lefkosia State Fair, Engomi (in front of the East Entrance) 8.30 a.m. – 7.30 p.m.
(24 units) “Papafilippou” luna park parking area, Egkomi 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Agios Spyridonas Church, Lefkosia (behind the Police Station of Lykavitos) 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Eleftherias Square 9.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Agios Georgios Church, Agios Dometios 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Apostolos Andreas Church, Aglantzia (Kyrenia Avenue) 8.30 a.m. – 7.30 p.m.
  Panagia Evangelistria Church, Palouriotissa 8.30 a.m. – 7.30 p.m.
  Agios Polydoros Church, Kaimakli 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Agios Georgios Church, Latsia 8.30 a.m. – 7.30 p.m.
  Agios Stylianos Church, “Aspres” Government Housing, Lakatamia 8.30 a.m. – 7.30 p.m.
  Tis tou Theou Sofias Church, Strovolos 8.30 a.m. – 7.30 p.m.
  Stavrou Avenue and Iosif Hadjiosif Avenue Crossing, Strovolos (in front of Coffee Island) 9.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Agios Spyridonas Church, 2 Strovolos Housing, Strovolos 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Agios Dimitrios Church, Acropolis 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Geri Municipality   8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.
  Agios Georgios Church, Deftera 8.30 a.m. – 7.30 p.m.
  «Home of the Volunteer», Kokkinotrimithia 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Dali Health Centre 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Arediou Community Council 8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.
  Astromeritis Community Council 8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.
  Akaki Community Council 8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.
  Lythrodontas Community Medical Centre 8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.
  Ayios Kriakos Anachoritis Church, Kampos 11.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m.
  Kato Pyrgos Tillirias Community Council 12.00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m.
Pafos  Municipality Square, Pafos 8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.
(8 units) Former House of the District Officer, Pafos (Griva Digeni Street) 8.30 a.m. – 7.30 p.m.
  ERA KORIVOS outside parking area (2 Demokratias Avenue, next to Pafiako Stadium) 8.30 a.m. – 7.30 p.m.
  Timi Community Medical Centre 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Chloraka Church 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Mesogi Community Council 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Tsada Community Council Square 8.30 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.
  Yiolou Community Medical Centre 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Ammochostos Spiritual Centre of the Metropolitan Church of Paralimni 8.30 a.m. – 7.30 p.m.
(4 units) «Zorbas» Parking area between  bakery and Hellenic Bank, Paralimni (next to the roundabout) 9 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
”Leschi Geronton”, Avgorou 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
  Ethnikofrona Somatia, Liopetri 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.

 

It is clarified that citizens must carry proof of identity (e.g. Identity Card, Driver’s Licence, Passport, etc.), for identification purposes.

 

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