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31-08-2021 15:23

The CovScan Cyprus application at the service of citizens and businesses

In the framework of the effort to optimally manage the pandemic, the Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy provides citizens and businesses the “CovScan Cyprus” application, which allows the easy, quick and safe validity check of the EU Digital COVID Certificates.The “CovScan Cyprus” application can be installed on any Android device (for versions newer than Android 8.1), and iis available on Google Play free of charge.By scanning the QR code on the certificate, in prin...

31-08-2021 14:03

Rapid antigen testing units – 1 September 2021

Based on the decisions of the Council of Ministers, dated 30 July 2021, and aiming at the suppression of the dispersion of the virus SARS-CoV-2, as of the 1st of August, in places where SafePass is required, individuals aged 12 and above must hold one of the following:Certificate of vaccination with at least one dose of the vaccine. A period of three weeks must have elapsed from the day of the administration.Proof that they have been infected with COVID-19 during the last six months.Certi...

31-08-2021 13:41

Turnover Value Index of Services: 2nd quarter 2021

The Turnover Value Index during the second quarter of 2021 recorded increases in the sectors of accommodation and food service activities (156,9%), of administrative and support service activities (17,3%), of professional, scientific and technical activities (9,4%) and of information and communication (2,2%) compared to the corresponding quarter of 2020.During the period January-June 2021, increases relative to the corresponding period of 2020 were observed in the index of accommodation and ...

31-08-2021 13:32

Index of Industrial Output Prices: July 2021

Annual Change +11,0%The Index of Industrial Output Prices for July 2021 reached 109,8 units (base 2015=100), recording an increase of 1,8% compared to June 2021. Compared to the corresponding month of the previous year, the index recorded an increase of 11,0%. For the period January-July 2021, the index showed an increase of 2,5% compared to the corresponding period of 2020.In July 2021 compared to June 2021, the index showed a rise in all sectors. Specifically, the index increased in elect...

31-08-2021 11:04

Photo Album - Health Minister presides over meeting on booster vaccination against COVID-19

The Minister of Health, Mr Michalis Hadjipantela, presides over a meeting, with the participation of the Ministry’s officers and members of the Scientific Advisory Committee for coronavirus, on the issue of 3rd dose – booster vaccination against COVID-19, at the Ministry of Health.

30-08-2021 20:36

The President of the Republic presented US Senator Menendez with the Grand Cross of the Order of Makarios III

The President of the Republic Mr Nicos Anastasiades presented tonight United States Senator Mr Robert Menendez with the Grand Collar of the Order of Makarios III, at a special ceremony, at the Presidential Palace.In his speech at the ceremony, President Anastasiades said that «I feel particularly pleased since today I have the great honour to symbolically reciprocate the feelings of gratitude of the Cypriot people to a world distinguished politician who, through his principled policies and a...

30-08-2021 19:11

Photo Album - PoR – US Senator Robert Menendez

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, receives the US Senator, Mr Robert Menendez at the Presidential Palace.

30-08-2021 14:51

Announcement by the Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy for the issuance of the EU Digital COVID Certificate to Turkish Cypriots

The Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy would like to inform that Turkish Cypriots who have been vaccinated and wish to obtain the EU Digital COVID Certificate (EUDCC) for travelling purposes until the 16th of September, should continue to follow the existing process, as described in the announcement dated 17.08.2021.Information on issuing the EUDCC for travelling purposes from the 17th of September onwards will be announced in due course.Click here for the announceme...

30-08-2021 13:58

Rapid antigen testing units – 31 August 2021

Based on the decisions of the Council of Ministers, dated 30 July 2021, and aiming at the suppression of the dispersion of the virus SARS-CoV-2, as of the 1st of August, in places where SafePass is required, individuals aged 12 and above must hold one of the following:Certificate of vaccination with at least one dose of the vaccine. A period of three weeks must have elapsed from the day of the administration.Proof that they have been infected with COVID-19 during the last six months.Certi...

30-08-2021 13:33

21,3% at Risk of Poverty or Social Exclusion (AROPE) in 2020

According to the results of the Survey on Income and Living Conditions 2020, with income reference period the year 2019, 21,3% of the population or 188.000 persons were at risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE indicator, one of the 9 headline indicators in the European Union’s strategy «Europe 2020»). Namely, 21,3% of the population was living in households whose disposable income was below the at-risk-of-poverty threshold or was living in severely materially deprived households or was l...

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