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03-04-2020 08:31

Post Offices that will remain closed

Cyprus Post announce that today 03/04/2020 the following Post Offices will remain closedːLarnaca AirportXylotympou (ND/SCH)

02-04-2020 12:59

Consumer Price Index (CPI): March 2020

In March 2020, the Consumer Price Index increased by 0,11 units and reached 101,34 units compared to 101,23 units in February 2020. Compared to March 2019, the CPI increased by 0,7%. (Table 1)For the period January-March 2020, the CPI increased by 1,1% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year. As regards the economic origin, the largest change when compared to the index of March 2019 was recorded in Electricity (9,2%), while comparing to the index of the previous month the...

02-04-2020 11:58

Decree by the Minister of Communications and Works on the prohibition of flights as of April 4, 2020 at 12.00 am Cyprus time

The Minister of Communications and Works, Mr Yiannis Karousos, issued today, Thursday, April 2020, a Decree concerning the prohibition of flights as of 12.00 am Cyprus time, April 4, 2020 and for a 14 -day period, except for those related to the transport of cargo, departure of passengers from the Republic of Cyprus and flights for humanitarian purposes. For the full text of the Decree in English press here.______________(AT/SCH)

02-04-2020 09:58

Ιnformation by the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance for people with disabilities on the measures taken to tackle coronavirus

Within the framework of providing constant public information on the measures taken to tackle coronavirus, the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Security advises people with disabilities to seek information in the following ways:To regularly check the website www.pio.gov.cy/coronavirus for constant updates of information material, Press releases, Decrees and other information.Non-Greek speaking people with disabilities or non-Greek speaking caregivers should check the English version ...

02-04-2020 09:18

COVID-19: chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine only to be used in clinical trials or emergency use programmes

Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, two medicines currently authorized for malaria and certain autoimmune diseases, are being investigated worldwide for their potential to treat coronavirus disease (COVID-19). However, efficacy in treating COVID-19 is yet to be shown in studies. It is very important that patients and healthcare professionals only use chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine for their authorised uses or as part of clinical trials or national emergency use programmes for the treatme...

02-04-2020 09:17

Update on treatments and vaccines against COVID-19 under development

Supporting the rapid development and approval of effective and safe treatments for and vaccines against COVID-19 is EMA’s top priority to help save lives during the pandemic. Over recent weeks and months, the Agency has engaged with many developers of therapeutic medicines and there are a number of developments underway. However, at this point, on the basis of the preliminary data presented to the Agency, no medicine has yet demonstrated efficacy in treating COVID-19. EMA’s COVID-19 response...

02-04-2020 08:40

Post Offices that will remain closed

Cyprus Post announce that today 02/04/2020 the following Post Offices will remain closedːLarnaca AirportXylotympou(ND/SCH)

01-04-2020 14:51

Modifications with regard to procedure for an approval of citizens’ movement by way of exception

The Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy announces the following modifications with regard to procedure for an approval of citizens’ movement by way of exception for serving needs which cannot be covered in alternative ways.Procedure for an Approval of Movement of citizens by way of exception:For all movements by way of exception, each confirmation of movement refers to just one particular movement.Each citizen is allowed movement by way of exception only once a day....

01-04-2020 11:33

Ministry of Health has received a donation from People's Republic of China in terms of individual protective equipment

The Ministry of Health would like to inform the public that it has received a donation from the People's Republic of China in order to meet protective equipment needs and tackle the coronavirus pandemic. 1,320 protective medical uniforms were received while, during the next days, additional quantities of protective masks will be supplied to Cyprus by a private courier company.At the same time, the special flight of Aegean Airlines and Hellenic Petroleum, which will deliver medical equipment ...

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