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28-06-2021 20:45

Photo Album - PoR – Meeting with the epidemiological advisory group on COVID-19

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, presides over a meeting with the epidemiological advisory group on COVID-19, at the Presidential Palace.

28-06-2021 14:56

Imports, sales and stocks of petroleum products: May 2021

Annual change in sales +1,2% In May 2021, the total sales of petroleum products amounted to 90.195 tonnes, recording a rise of 1,2% compared to May 2020. An increase was observed in the provisions of aviation kerosene (407,1%), as well as in the sales of motor gasoline (27,4%), road diesel (3,8%), liquefied petroleum gases (8,9%) and asphalt (5,6%). On the contrary, a decrease was recorded in the provisions of marine gasoil (-34,6%), as well as in the sales of kerosene (-78,2%), heating gaso...

28-06-2021 14:40

Rapid antigen testing units – 29 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...

28-06-2021 13:40

Νew Publications by the Office of the Law Commissioner

The Office of the Law Commissioner has recently published the following editions:Οι περί Δημόσιας Υπηρεσίας (Απολαβές, Επιδόματα και άλλα Οικονομικά Ωφελήματα των Δημοσίων Υπαλλήλων) Κανονισμοί του 1995 μέχρι 2018 – (Ενοποίηση) – ΓΕΝ – Δ.Π.13Οι περί Προξενικών Τελών Κανονισμοί του 1970 – (Ενοποίηση στην Ελληνική) ΓΕΝ – Δ.Π.14The Interchange Fees for Card-Based Payment Transactions Law, 2018 – (English translation) – ΓΕΝ(Α) – L.153The Attacks Against Information Systems Law, 2015 – (Engli...

28-06-2021 11:51

The Ministry of Health proceeds with the vaccination of individuals aged 16 and 17

In an effort to further shield public health against COVID-19, the Ministry of Health announces the vaccination of individuals aged 16 and 17, after taking into account the recommendations of the Pediatric Organization of Cyprus.The vaccinations of the 16-17 age group will be carried out with mRNA technology vaccines after an appointment arrangement through the Vaccination Portal. The Vaccination Portal will be made available for the arrangement of appointments of individuals aged 16 and ove...

28-06-2021 09:49

Epidemiological risk assessment of countries concerning COVID-19, dated 28/06/2021

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 ...

27-06-2021 14:26

Rapid antigen testing units – 28 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...

26-06-2021 16:03

Concern over low vaccination rate among young people - A possible setback would have catastrophic consequences for our country

63.6% of the population have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while, 47.8% of the population have completed their vaccination, with the single-dose vaccine of Johnson & Johnson or both doses of vaccines from AstraZeneca, Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech.Despite the increase in vaccination coverage, the percentage of vaccinated people in the age groups of 18-19 and 20-29 years remains quite low. Only 27.3% of people aged 18-19 have received at least the first dose of the vaccin...

26-06-2021 15:43

Rapid antigen testing units – 27 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...

25-06-2021 14:32

Rapid antigen testing units – 26 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...

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