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30-06-2020 16:25

Update of the maximum number of persons served in catering establishments

In the light of the very good epidemiological picture prevailing in Cyprus lately, the Ministry of Health has updated the Protocol with regard to catering establishments, which comes into effect on 1st July 2020.More specifically, the following are modified in the updated Protocol concerning the maximum number of persons that can be served in catering establishments:- Notwithstanding the fact that the measure of 3 sq. m. social distancing is still in force for indoor spaces and 2 sq. m. for...

30-06-2020 13:24

Isolation at home for cases of the COVID-19 disease or their close contacts and arrivals in Cyprus from category C countries

On the basis of the favourable conditions prevailing in Cyprus in the last few days, the Epidemiological Monitoring Unit of the Ministry of Health emphasizes that there must not be any relaxation on the part of the citizens of the various protection measures, which are necessary to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The protection of Public Health calls for the curtailment of activities and the containment of certain persons in a state of isolation at home.Persons who are tested positive...

29-06-2020 14:02

Epidemiological risk assessment of countries concerning the COVID-19 disease, dated 29/06/2020

The epidemiological image of various countries has been reevaluated by the Epidemiological Monitoring and Control Unit for Infectious Diseases of the Medical Services and Public Health Services, in regard to the COVID-19 disease. The evaluation is based on the epidemiological indicators of countries, such as: the effetive reproduction number of R(t) for SARS-CoV-2, the number of new diagnoses, the number of laboratory tests, the rate of mortality per 100,000 inhabitants, the estimated prevale...

29-06-2020 12:57

Average monthly earnings of employees: 1st quarter 2020

Annual Change 3,3%Based on provisional data, the average gross monthly earnings of employees during the first quarter of 2020, amounted to €1956 compared to €1894 during the first quarter of 2019, i.e. an increase of 3,3% is observed.The average gross monthly earnings during the first quarter of 2020, seasonally adjusted, are estimated at €2019 and compared to the fourth quarter of 2019 increased by 1,0%.Note: From the 1st quarter of 2019 data are provisional.The average gross monthly ea...

27-06-2020 09:28

Message the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the UN, to the ceremony for the 75th Anniversary from the signing of the Charter of the United Nations

The Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the UN spoke on Friaday 26 June 2020 at the ceremony for the 75th Anniversary from the signing of the Charter of the United Nations, on 26 June 1945 in San Francisco.During his speech, Mr Mavroyiannis said that the United Nations emerged from the ashes of the war as the embodiment of “never again” and the catalyst for a new era in international relations, more humane, more democratic, more equal and fair, more respectful of values and rights, with mo...

26-06-2020 15:23

Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Nikos Christodoulides, on the occasion of the visit to Cyprus by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, Mr. Péter Szijjártó

I am very pleased to welcome to Cyprus my good friend and colleague Péter and the members of his delegation. The fact that this is Péter’s third visit to Nicosia in the time that I have been in office, speaks to the value we both attach to maintaining an open and rich dialogue.   We had the opportunity in the course of our deliberations today to follow up on number of issues that are part of our rich bilateral dialogue. We also of course exchanged views on current issues from our European ag...

26-06-2020 09:06

First COVID-19 treatment recommended for EU authorisation

EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) has recommended granting a conditional marketing authorisation to Veklury (remdesivir) for the treatment of COVID-19 in adults and adolescents from 12 years of age with pneumonia who require supplemental oxygen.Remdesivir is the first medicine against COVID-19 to be recommended for authorisation in the EU. Data on remdesivir were assessed in an exceptionally short timeframe through a rolling review procedure, an approach used by EMA during public health...

25-06-2020 20:00

Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, on the occasion of the visit to Cyprus by the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, Mr Josep Borrell Fontelles

It is a great pleasure to welcome the EU’s High Representative, my dear friend Josep Borrell.It is not your first visit to Cyprus Josep, but it is your first in your capacity as High Representative. The timing of your visit is not a coincidence. It is deliberate, intended to send a clear message that the European Union, a Union of 27 member states, is present and engaged in the Eastern Mediterranean, and stands united behind its member states in the face of threat and aggression, not just wi...

25-06-2020 15:36

The Minister of Defense will have a meeting with the Vice President of the European Commission

The European Union’s High Representative and Vice President of the European Commission, Mr. Josep Borrell Fontelles, is visiting Cyprus on Thursday 25 and Friday 26 June 2020.During his visit, the High Representative will meet with Defense Minister Savvas Angelidis in the morning of 26 June, to discuss aspects of the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy and developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, with particular emphasis on Turkey’s ongoing provocations and destabilizing actions, as we...

24-06-2020 14:27

The Cyprus Property Development Company limited invitation for declaration of interest

1. The Cyprus Property Development Company Limited (the “Company”), whose main shareholder is the Cyprus Government, invites the submission of a DECLARATION OF INTEREST from physical persons, companies or organizations for the sale of a privileged plot of land with No. 5719 plan 21/63 E1 of an area of 25.640 square meters situated at Platy location in Aglandjia Municipality in Nicosia.2. The DECLARATION OF INTEREST must be addressed to the Cyprus Property Development Company Ltd and be submi...

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