Cyprus real-time news

Cyprus bans Brits when it reopens to tourists due to poor coronavirus record (source — 22/05/2020 18:25:31

We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story

When Will Shops Reopen In The UK – And How? (source — 20/05/2020 11:42:32

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. The coronavirus pandemic, which has killed more than 44,000 people in the UK, ...

Sitting 6ft apart in a park may be too close as light winds can blow coronavirus droplets 18ft in 5 seconds, study finds (source — 20/05/2020 00:13:13

SITTING 6ft apart in the park could still spread coronavirus, a new study has found.  According to researchers at the University of Nicosia in Cyprus, light winds can blow Covid-19 droplets as far as ...

Six feet may not be enough to stop the coronavirus from spreading (source — ) 19/05/2020 18:13:26

A new study from the University of Nicosia in Cyprus found that, in winds of just two miles per hour, saliva droplets from a person infected with coronavirus can travel 18 feet in just five seconds.

Ex-Crystal Palace star Puncheon enjoying life in Cyprus but feeling helpless after being unable to see family at home (source — 03/05/2020 23:30:09

JASON PUNCHEON has embraced lockdown life in Cyprus but feels helpless as he worries about his family back in Croydon. Former Crystal Palace and Southampton star Puncheon swapped Selhurst Park and the...

Super-fit paramedic, 57, ‘taken down in a week’ by coronavirus as heartbroken pals pay tribute to dad-of-two army vet (source — 01/05/2020 22:07:31

HEARTBROKEN pals have paid tribute to a super-fit paramedic who died from coronavirus despite having no underlying health conditions. Colleagues gathered outside Halifax ambulance station in West York...

Spain, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus and Italy issue holiday rules for British tourists (source — 01/05/2020 14:18:10

Countries across Europe are starting to ease their coronavirus lockdown restrictions with destinations such as as Greece, Spain and Cyprus looking to win back their tourism - here's what you need to k...

Coronavirus live news: Spain to allocate time slots for outdoor activities; South Korea reports no new cases (source — 30/04/2020 14:47:03

Trump claims China wants to block his re-election; 100 cases of unusual illness among children in at least six countries; UK deaths top Spain and FranceManaus fills mass graves as Covid-19 hits the Am...

Cyprus insists country will welcome Brits on holiday this summer – as early as June (source — 30/04/2020 13:41:00

BRITISH holidaymakers will be “welcomed with open arms” in Cyprus when travel restrictions are lifted this summer. The country’s deputy tourism minister made the appeal directly to t...

Cyprus aims to reopen to tourists from July – but not to Brits (source — 27/04/2020 13:19:58

CYPRUS could allow tourists back into the country by July – but UK holidaymakers will be last on the list. The island has managed to avoid high cases of coronavirus, with just 817 confirmed. ⚠️ ...

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death