Category: <span>COVID-19 Information</span>

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Instructions on SMS request for Movement (Summary)

As of 5am on Sunday, January 10, 2021, all gatherings in private and public spaces are prohibited. No one is allowed out between 9pm and 5am. Each person is allowed out 2 times a day.  To go out, permission must be requested by sending an (free) SMS text message to 8998. Requests should be sent as...

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Lockdown and new measures announced – in effect from Sunday 10 January 2021 (5am) – Summary of basic points

The Minister of Health announced today stricter measures aiming to stop the spread of the pandemic. The following measures will be in effect from Sunday 10 January until 31 January 2021. Movement is allowed twice per day between the hours 5.00 to 21.00, with the use of SMS to 8998 (Clarifications on SMS will be posted separately)  No more than...

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Announcement regarding the COVID-19 support measures of the government for Period 10 (1.12.2020 – 31.12.2020)

If you want to claim COVID-19 support benefits for the period 1.12.20 – 31.12.2020 you need to apply by Friday 08/01/2021. The Special Unemployment Benefit which will be granted for the period of November will be 500 euros.  Note – You could be eligible for support allowances, if you are:  Self-employed Own a business that...

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Additional Measures from 29/12/2020 (6pm)

Further to the existing measures, and due to increase in the COVID19 positive cases, there will be an extension of the current emergency measures with the addition the following measures: Gatherings in homes other than those permanently residing in it is prohibited with the following exceptions:1. For the purpose of childcare and caring for persons...

ADDITIONAL MEASURES FROM FRIDAY 11/12/2020 (6am)
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ADDITIONAL MEASURES FROM FRIDAY 11/12/2020 (6am)

Due to increase in the COVID19 positive cases, there will be an extension of the current emergency measures with the addition the following measures: Suspension of the operation of closed shopping centers (malls). Suspension of the operation of dining establishments (this refers to restaurants, taverns, cafes, pizzerias, pubs, breweries, snack bars, bars, cafes, and restaurants...

COVID-19 Support Measures for Period 9 (01.11.2020-30.11.2020)
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COVID-19 Support Measures for Period 9 (01.11.2020-30.11.2020)

Announcement regarding the COVID-19 support measures of the government for Period 9 (1.11.2020 – 30.11.2020)If you want to claim COVID-19 support benefits for the period 1.11.20 – 30.11.2020 you need to apply by Friday 04/12/2020.The Special Unemployment Benefit which will be granted for the period of November will be 500 euros.Note – You could be...

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Further Emergency Measures to combat COVID-19 valid from 12 November to 30 November 2020

Due to the increase in Covid-19 positive cases, the Minister of Health announced the following measures valid until 30th of November 2020:  PACKAGE A: Emergency measures with pan-Cypriot effect: The following measures announced on 4 November 2020 shall remain in force until 30 November 2020:Up to 10 people maximum in private gatherings at homes and...

NEW Extraordinary Measures announced in response to COVID-19 valid from 5/11/2020 to 30/11/2020
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NEW Extraordinary Measures announced in response to COVID-19 valid from 5/11/2020 to 30/11/2020

Extraordinary Measures announced for all regions in Cyprus in effect from 5/11/2020 to 30/11/2020: Up to 10 people maximum in private gatherings at homes and public spaces, excluding restaurants and dining spaces. Dining Spaces are allowed to operate till 10:30 at night. Dining Spaces include: restaurants, dining spaces within hotels and other tourist accommodations, dining spaces within...