Recent News

Press Releases

05-08-2021 12:50

Consumer Price Index (CPI): July 2021

In July 2021, the Consumer Price Index increased by 0,11 units and reached 102,50 units compared to 102,39 units in June 2021. In July 2021, the inflation increased by 4,0%. (Table 1)For the period January-July 2021, the CPI increased by 1,0% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.As regards the economic origin, the largest changes when compared to the index of July 2020 were recorded in Electricity (33,9%) and Petroleum products (19,9%). In comparison to the index of th...

05-08-2021 12:48

Industrial Turnover Index: May 2021

Annual Change +17,8%In May 2021, the Industrial Turnover Index reached 140,2 units (base 2015=100), recording an increase of 17,8% compared to May 2020. For the period January-May 2021, the index recorded an increase of 9,7% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year. In manufacturing, the Industrial Turnover Index for May 2021 reached 142,4 units, recording an increase of 12,6% compared to May 2020. Increases were also noted in the sectors of mining and quarrying (10,0%), e...

05-08-2021 11:45

Announcement by the Cyprus Post regarding fraud through email

The Cyprus Post informs the public that messages that have been sent through emails for tax payment to Cyprus Post, are fake.The Cyprus Post has no involvement and urge the public to ignore these messages.(NG/SCH)

05-08-2021 11:37

Applications for the management of Flasou Postal Agency

The Cyprus Post accepts applications from citizens of the community of Flasou village to take over the local postal agency in the form of assignment of duties and not employment, as well as the delivery of mail, with a remuneration of €276,00 on a monthly basis.Application deadline is on the 24th August 2021.Those interested may contact Lefkosia District Post Officer at telephone numbers 22805800 – 22805899.(MG/SCH)

05-08-2021 09:33

Full vaccination is key to protecting against serious COVID-19, EMA and ECDC say

With the increasing circulation of the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 in EU/EEA countries, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) strongly encourage those who are eligible for vaccination but have not yet been vaccinated to start and complete the recommended COVID-19 vaccination schedule in a timely manner.Full vaccination with any of the EU/EEA-approved vaccines offers a high level of protection against severe disease and death cau...

04-08-2021 18:45

Guidelines by the Minister of Transport regarding means of Public Transport

The Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, on the basis of Regulation 13 (b) of the Quarantine Law (Determination of Measures to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus) Decree (No. 32) of 2021 (R.A.A. 344/2021) issues the following guidelines:1. For the purpose of implementing Regulation 13 of the Quarantine Law (Determination of Measures to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus) Decree (No. 32) of 2021, persons employed in means of Public Transport (Regular Passenger Buse...

04-08-2021 15:03

Rapid antigen testing units – 5 August 2021

Based on the decisions of the Council of Ministers, dated 2 and 7 July 2021, and aiming at the suppression of the dispersion of the virus SARS-CoV-2, as of the 9th July, in places where SafePass is required, individuals aged 12 and above must hold one of the following:Certificate of vaccination with at least one dose of the vaccine. A period of three weeks must have elapsed from the day of the administration.Proof that they have been infected with COVID-19 during the last six months.Certi...

04-08-2021 12:48

Registered Unemployed: July 2021

The unemployed persons, registered at the District Labour Offices on the last day of July 2021, reached 18.950 persons. Based on the seasonally adjusted data that show the trend of unemployment, the number of registered unemployed for July 2021 decreased to 22.778 persons in comparison to 26.429 in the previous month. (Table 1)In comparison with July 2020, a decrease of 13.363 persons or 41,4% was recorded, attributed mainly to the sector of accommodation and food service activities (a decre...

04-08-2021 11:57

Revised guidelines for the discharge of positive cases without symptoms or with mild symptoms

For consistency purposes with the updated bibliographic data by international organizations and following the recommendation of the Scientific Advisory Committee, the Ministry of Health informs that the guidelines regarding the discharge of coronavirus cases without symptoms or with mild symptoms from self-isolation have been amended.Specifically, according to the new guidelines, the following shall apply for the discharge from self-isolation:Asymptomatic individuals: Discharge from self-i...

04-08-2021 10:07

Applications for the management of Alethriko Postal Agency

The Cyprus Post accepts applications from the citizens of Alethriko village to take over the local postal agency, as well as the delivery of mail, in the form of assignment of duties and not employment with a remuneration of €530,00 on a monthly basis.Application deadline is on the 24th August 2021.Those interested may contact Larnaka District Post Officer at tel. 24802450-24802500.(NG/SCH)

Archive