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30-04-2021 16:09

Rapid antigen testing for employees and the general population – Testing units 1 May 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 person...

29-04-2021 18:15

The President of the Republic on the conclusion of the Informal Conference on Cyprus, in Geneva

“We will continue to work consistently to achieve a solution to the Cyprus problem that will reunify our homeland and create a functional state based on a bizonal bicommunal federation,” the President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, said yesterday, 29 April.Speaking at a press conference after the conclusion of the informal conference on Cyprus held in Geneva between 27 and 29 April 2021, under the auspices of the UN Secretary General, President Anastasiades said, among other things,...

29-04-2021 14:26

Rapid antigen testing for employees and the general population – Testing units 30 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 person...

29-04-2021 13:24

Index of Industrial Output Prices: March 2021

Annual change -1,8%The Index of Industrial Output Prices for March 2021 reached 101,5 units (base 2015=100), recording an increase of 0,2% compared to February 2021. Compared to the corresponding month of the previous year, the index recorded a decrease of 1,8%. For the period January-March 2021, the index showed a decrease of 2,8% compared to the corresponding period of 2020. In March 2021 compared to February 2021, the index remained stable in the sector of mining and quarrying, while it...

29-04-2021 13:14

Press conference by the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr António Guterres, on the informal 5+ 1 meeting on Cyprus, on 29 April 2021, in Geneva, Switzerland

The Secretary-General: Ladies and gentlemen of the media, thank you very much for your presence. At the moment in which we conclude the 5+1 talks on Cyprus here in Geneva, I want to express my deep gratitude and the gratitude of all participants to the Swiss authorities for all the facilities that they have provided to guarantee the smooth development of our work in the difficult times we are living in with COVID.     As I believe you are aware, the position expressed yesterday by the Turkish...

29-04-2021 12:55

Photo Αlbum – Informal five-party Summit on the Cyprus issue – Plenary session

Plenary session of the participants in the Informal five-party Summit on the Cyprus issue, in the presence of the UN Secretary General, Mr António Guterres, in Geneva. 

29-04-2021 12:25

The Newsroom of the PIO will be closed on 30 April 2021 and 1, 2 and 3 May 2021

The Newsroom of the Press and Information Office will be closed during the Easter holidays, and specifically, on 30 April 2021 and 1, 2 and 3 May 2021. (EΚ/ΙΚ)

28-04-2021 20:01

Revised list of laboratories conducting molecular tests for the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) privately

The Ministry of Health announces a revised list of private Clinical Laboratories, which have verified the process of conducting the diagnostic methodology that detects the genetic material of the virus (RT-RCR), and to which citizens and/or companies can be privately examined. It is reminded that close contacts can be released earlier than 14 days, if they so wish, and specifically on the 7th day, provided that they do not present symptoms and have a negative result from a molecular test (PCR...

28-04-2021 20:01

Revised list of clinical laboratories conducting rapid antigen tests

The Ministry of Health, taking into account the recommendations of the European Commission and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), for the minimum standards that the SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen tests must meet, has compiled a list of laboratories that carry out tests with these specifications.In addition, the Ministry of Health informs citizens that rapid antigen tests using saliva are currently being evaluated at an EU level by the member states, as there are still i...

28-04-2021 19:57

Photo Album - The UN Secretary-General at a meeting with the President of the Republic

The UN Secretary-General, Mr António Guterres at a meeting with the President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades at Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland, in the framework of the Informal five-party Summit for the Cyprus issue.

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