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31-07-2020 18:17

Travel advice of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the Coronavirus Covid-19 – All other countries except those is category A and B (From 01/08/2020, 00:00 Cyprus time, GMT+3)

Concerned countries:All Countries except those listed in Categories A (Austria, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland, and B (Andorra, Australia, Belgium, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Holy See, Italy, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, Rwanda, San Marino, Spain, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom and Uruguay),...

31-07-2020 18:13

Travel advice of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the Coronavirus COVID-19 - Group of countries Α and Β (From 01/08/2020, 00:00 Cyprus time, GMT+3)

Concerned countries:Countries in Categories A (Austria, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland, and B (Andorra, Australia, Belgium, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Holy See, Italy, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, Rwanda, San Marino, Spain, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom and Uruguay), according to the epidem...

31-07-2020 18:05

Passengers travelling to Cyprus from the UK

Following the announcement that the UK will be classified as Category B as of August 1st, travelers wishing to fly to the Republic of Cyprus from the UK are required to obtain a CyprusFlightPass from the online platformhttps://cyprusflightpass.gov.cyApplications may be submitted as from 20:00 (UK time), on 31st of July 2020.In order to do so, passengers are required to upload the Covid-19 results with negative RT-PCR, clearly indicating the date and time the test was conducted (within the ...

31-07-2020 12:49

Opening statement by the Minister of Health, Mr. Constantinos Ioannou, at the press conference on the coronavirus pandemic

Following the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in our country, I feel the need to speak to you again, in order to share with you the concerns of the scientific community, the Government and myself.From the beginning of the health crisis, before the virus even knocked on the door of Cyprus, we chose the difficult path, and together with you we managed to be one of the few countries in the world that faced the pandemic in an exemplary way.We based our pandemic management strategy on six key ...

31-07-2020 09:54

Νew Publications by the Office of the Law Commissioner

The Office of the Law Commissioner has recently published the following editions:The Prevention of the Use and Dissemination of Drugs and Other Addictive Substances (Cyprus National Addictions Authority) Laws of 2017 and 2018 (English Translation and Consolidation) – ΓΕΝ(Α) – L.149The Treatment of Accused Users or Substance Dependents Laws, 2016 and 2017 (English translation and Consolidation) – ΓΕΝ(Α) – L.150The above publications are on sale from the Government Printing Office. EH/II

30-07-2020 09:23

Congratulatory letter to the Commissioner for Volunteeerism and NGO from the UN

Following the participation of the Commissioner for Volunteerism and Non-Governmental Organizations, Mr. Yiannis Yiannakis, at the teleconference of the United Nations World Technical Committee on "Volunteerism - Agenda 2030" (13-16 / 7/2020), and after the presentation by the Commissioner on  how to activate volunteers during the recent pandemic and the policies we have implemented to upgrade volunteerism in general, the United Nations Organization has sent a congratulatory letter to the Com...

28-07-2020 14:23

Help Desk to support the electronic platform "CyprusFlightPass"

The Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announces the operation of a help desk to assist passengers who intend to travel from abroad to Cyprus and may have queries regarding the use of the e-platform “cyprusflightpass”.The help desk will be operational as of 1st August 2020 and will be able to handle queries both by telephone at the number  +(357) 24841234 and in writing through the e-platform via the link https://cyprusflightpass.gov.cy/en/contact-usThe hours of operation of th...

28-07-2020 09:30

Epidemiological risk assessment of countries concerning COVID-19, dated 28/07/2020

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

27-07-2020 10:09

UK falls under Category B from 1 August 2020

The Ministry of Health, following a relevant decision taken during a meeting of the inter-ministerial committee with the members of the Advisory Scientific Committee, under the President of the Republic, on 3 July, 2020, announces that, after assessing the epidemiological risk of countries with COVID-19, the United Kingdom is classified as Category B, with effect from 1 August 2020.It is recalled that passengers coming from Category B countries are required to have undergone a laboratory tes...

24-07-2020 12:43

Tourist Arrivals: June 2020 (-98,2%)

The arrivals of tourists reached 9.119 in June 2020 compared to 509.662 in June 2019, recording a decrease of 98,2%.For the period of January – June 2020, arrivals of tourists totaled 255.675 compared to 1.631.023 in the corresponding period of 2019, recording a decrease of 84,3%.It should be noted that in March 2020, an entry ban in the Republic was imposed on several categories of persons, including tourists, up to 8/6/2020, as part of the measures taken to prevent the spread of the coron...

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