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22-04-2021 17:20

Rapid antigen testing for employees and the general population – Testing units 23 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 people, at 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 Friday, 23 April, the testing units will be operating as follows:

District

Location of testing units

Operating hours

 

 

 

 

Lemesos

(19 units)

Agios Ioannis Eleimon Church, Lemesos

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

“Grigoris Afxentiou” Square, Lemesos

8.30 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.

‘Andreas Themistocleous’ TEPAK building, Agia Zoni (old land registry, Athinon street)

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Apostles Peter and Paul Church, Kapsalos

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

“Sigma Bakery” parking area, Kapsalos (Agias Filaxeos Street, next to Scandia)

8.30 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.

Mesa Geitonia Cultural Centre

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Panagia Evangelistria Church, Polemidia

8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Tsireion Stadium (West side – Main entrance, VIP area)

8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Irinis Square, Agios Athanasios (in front of the Town Hall)

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Productivity Centre, Linopetra (next to the parking area, 1 Elpidas Street)

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Agia Varvara Church, Zakaki

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Hotel Atlantica Oasis, Germasogeia (hotel lobby)

9 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Former ‘Skaros’ Tavern Municipal parking area, Germasogeia

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Erimi Community Stadium

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Panagia Chrysaifiliotissa Church, Agia Fila (Mavrokordatou Street, near CYTA)

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Exhibition hall “Aphrodite Amathusia”, Agios Tyhonas (Amathounta Avenue, next to La Isla)

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Pissouri Central Square

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Amphitheatre of Mouttagiaka

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Trachoni Community Council

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Larnaka

(11 units)

“Agios Georgios Kontos” Cultural Centre, Larnaka

8.30 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.

Larnaka Municipal Theatre

8.30 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.

Vatili and Makariou Housing Community Council, Krasia area (opposite Apostolos Varnavas Church)

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

“Antonis Papadopoulos” Stadium, Larnaka (parking area)

8.30 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.

Agios Nicolaos Church, Drosia

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

“Ermis Aradippou” Union, Aradippou

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Oroklini Old Community Council (1 Armonias Street)

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Kiti Community Council

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Xylofagou Cultural Events Hall (next to the roundabout)

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

“Herodotou” Tennis Academy, Meneou

8 a.m. – 10.30 a.m.

Aradippou Industrial Area (Andreou Brothers – MAKITA parking area)

8 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lefkosia

(22 units)

State Fair, Engomi (in front of the East Entrance)

8.30 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.

“Papafilippou” luna park parking area, Egkomi

9.30 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.

Agios Spyridonas Church, Lefkosia (behind the Police Station of Lykavitos)

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Eleftherias Square, Lefkosia

9 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.

Agios Georgios Church, Agios Dometios

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Apostolos Andreas Church, Aglantzia (Kyrenia Avenue)

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Panagia Evangelistria Church, Palouriotissa

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Agios Polydoros Church, Kaimakli

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Agios Georgios Church, Latsia

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Agios Stylianos Church, “Aspres” Government Housing, Lakatamia

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Tis tou Theou Sofias Church, Strovolos

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Strovolos Municipality 

9 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Stavrou and Iosif Hadjiosif Avenues’ Crossing, Strovolos (in front of Coffee Island)

9.30 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.

Agios Dimitrios Church, Acropolis

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Geri Municipality  

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Agios Nicolaos Church, Kato Deftera

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Community Council of Anthoupoli Housing

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

“Home of the Volunteer”, Kokkinotrimithia

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Dali Healthcare Centre

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

“Triptolemos” Union, Evrychou

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Peristerona Community Council

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Events Hall near Lympia Primary School

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Pafos 

(5 units)

Municipality Square, Pafos

8.30 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.

Former House of the District Officer, Pafos (Griva Digeni Street)

8.30 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.

ERA KORIVOS outside parking area (2 Demokratias Avenue, next to Pafiako Stadium)

8.30 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.

Emba Community Council

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Geroskipou Square (in front of the Post Office)

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Ammochostos

(3 units)

Spiritual Centre of the Metropolitan Church of Paralimni

8.30 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.

Agia Napa Church, Agia Napa

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Frenaros Community Council

8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

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

(MG)