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31-05-2021 15:56

Rapid antigen testing units – 1 June 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 rapid antigen testing...

31-05-2021 12:53

Index of Industrial Output Prices: April 2021

Annual Change -0,8%The Index of Industrial Output Prices for April 2021 reached 102,1 units (base 2015=100), recording an increase of 0,6% compared to March 2021. Compared to the corresponding month of the previous year, the index recorded a decrease of 0,8%. For the period January-April 2021, the index showed a decrease of 2,3% compared to the corresponding period of 2020.In April 2021 compared to March 2021, the index remained stable in the sector of electricity supply, while it showed a...

31-05-2021 10:22

Strategic restarting of the economy and of social activity – What changes as of 1 June 2021

Based on the recent decisions of the Council of Ministers within the framework of the strategy for the gradual restart of the economy and social activity, it is recalled that, based on the Decree, dated 28 May, as of 1 June:Gatherings of 20 persons in homes are allowed, including minors and permanent residents.Gatherings of more than 20 persons in homes are allowed only for weddings and christenings,and provided that approval was granted in advance from the Health Services of the Ministry ...

31-05-2021 09:50

Epidemiological risk assessment of countries concerning COVID-19, dated 31/05/2021

Following a decision of the Council of Ministers, on 18 February 2021, regarding the Action Plan for the gradual resumption of flights and the re-opening of airports, the Epidemiological Monitoring Unit of the Ministry of Health has made a re-evaluation of the epidemiological situation in various countries as regards COVID-19.The categorization for the countries of the European Union and the European Economic Area (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway) as well as Switzerland, in the Green, Orange ...

31-05-2021 07:01

Parliamentary Elections 2021 – Elected Members of the House of Representatives

The Chief Returning Officer, Dr Costas Constantinou, announces that during the voting process of Sunday, 30th May, 2021 for the election of the members of the House of Representatives, out of 557.836 ofregistered voters, 366.608 (65,72%) cast their vote. Abstentions were 34,28%. The valid ballot papers were 357.712 (97,57%), the invalid ballot papers 6.826 (1,86%) and theblank ballot papers 2.070 (0.56%).After the gathering and classification of results, the allocation of seats, according to...

30-05-2021 23:18

Remarks by the President of the Republic on the Parliamentary Elections

The day after the elections must be characterized by a sense of increased responsibility towards our homeland, the President of the Republic Mr Nicos Anastasiades said tonight, adding that he intends to confer with the political leaders of the parties in the House of Representatives in its new composition once it convenes and has elected a new President of the Parliament.In his remarks to the media tonight, at the Presidential Palace, the President of the Republic said that «I wish to expres...

30-05-2021 19:30

Photo Album – 2021 Parliamentary Elections – Vote counting

Vote counting, in the 2021 Parliamentary Elections.

30-05-2021 18:40

Parliamentary Elections 2021 – Announcement by the Returning Officer’s Office for the election of the Religious Groups' Representatives on the completion of the voting process

The Returning Officer’s Office for the election of the Representatives of the Religious Groups announces that the voting for the appointment of the Maronite and Latin Religious Groups’ Representatives was completed normally at 6 pm.  The sorting and counting of the votes and of the crosses of preference, will now begin, at the polling stations, under the supervision of the presiding officers.The number of registered voters for the Latin Religious Group is 709, of which 303 have gone to the ...

30-05-2021 18:29

Parliamentary Elections 2021 – Statement by the Chief Returning Officer, Dr Costas Constantinou, on the final percentage of voter turnout

With regard to the final percentage of voter turnout, according to the data, approximately 63,9% of the total of registered voters has voted, namely, 356,682 voters have cast their vote.In comparison, it is noted that in the previous Parliamentary Elections of 2016, the final voter turnout was 66,7%.The percentages of those who voted and the corresponding percentages in previous elections, per district, are as follows: Parliamentary Elections2021Parliamentary Elections2016P...

30-05-2021 18:14

Parliamentary Elections 2021 – Statement by the Chief Returning Officer, Dr Costas Constantinou, on the completion of the voting process

The voting process has ended and ballots have closed at the 1,150 polling stations in the Republic, the ten polling stations abroad, as well as the 16 polling stations which concern the election of the Maronite and Latin Religious Groups’ Representatives.The sorting and counting of votes now begins, followed by the counting of the crosses of preference, under the supervision of the presiding officers.As you are aware, the counting of votes will be carried out at the polling stations.An exc...

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