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by Paphos Life
Mon May 25, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: 5 bids for traffic camera tender
Replies: 0
Views: 67

5 bids for traffic camera tender

<r>&nbsp;Five companies have submitted bids for the traffic camera contract ranging from ???26.99 m to ???36.35 m, the Transport Ministry said on Monday....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.paphoslife.com/news/5_bids_for_traffic_camera_tender"><s>[url=https://www.paphoslife.com/news/5_bids_for_t...
by Paphos Life
Sat May 23, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Coronavirus: No new cases, first time since March 10
Replies: 17
Views: 503

Coronavirus: No new cases, first time since March 10

No new coronavirus cases were reported on Saturday for the first since just a few days after Cyprus reported its first case on March 9.The total remains at 927, the health ministry said in a statement. The last time zero cases were reported was on March 10.... Read the article and chat about it belo...
by Paphos Life
Fri May 22, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Coronavirus: Camp sites and playgrounds remain closed
Replies: 0
Views: 59

Coronavirus: Camp sites and playgrounds remain closed

The forestry department announced on Friday that camping sites will remain closed and while trips to nature spots are permitted groups of ten or more are prohibited.Childrens' play areas are also closed and fires should only be lit in the allocated barbecue areas, an announcement read... Read the ar...
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Wed May 20, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Met Office raises alert to orange, 43 C inland
Replies: 2
Views: 292

Met Office raises alert to orange, 43 C inland

<r>The Met Office has raised the level of its extreme high temperature warning from yellow to orange for today as the heat wave continues for the fifth day.It said that the maximum temperature is expected to be 43 C inland, around 39 C on the south and east coasts and around 32 C in the mountains.Th...
by Paphos Life
Wed May 20, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: 56.3% of Covid-19 cases in Cyprus have recovered
Replies: 0
Views: 152

56.3% of Covid-19 cases in Cyprus have recovered

<r>According to the Health Ministry&#8217;s latest infographics, as of May 17, 56.3% of all Coronavirus patients in Cyprus have recovered.The figures also show that 32 patients were admitted in ICUs (3.5% of the total) and that 9,984 tests are conducted per 100,000 people....<br/> <br/> <URL url...
by Paphos Life
Tue May 19, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Coronavirus: "Cyprus ready to reopen doors to tourists from June 15" (Updated)
Replies: 24
Views: 1693

Coronavirus: "Cyprus ready to reopen doors to tourists from June 15" (Updated)

Cyprus will be ready reopen its doors to tourists from June 15 once the protocols for tourism are implemented, the Chairman of the House commerce committee said on Tuesday.Cyprus hopes to recoup around 30 per cent of last year???s arrival numbers....

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by Paphos Life
Tue May 19, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Coronavirus: cabinet green lights second phase with new decrees, protocols and penalties
Replies: 0
Views: 189

Coronavirus: cabinet green lights second phase with new decrees, protocols and penalties

The cabinet on Tuesday gave the green light for the implementation of the second phase of relaxation of measures against the spread of coronavirus with minor changes. Government spokesman Kyriakos Kousios announced that after taking into account the advice by the scientific advisory team, the cabine...
by Paphos Life
Tue May 19, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Paphos: Search resumes for robbery suspect (photo)
Replies: 1
Views: 222

Paphos: Search resumes for robbery suspect (photo)

Police are looking for ELOCHUKWU AZUBUIKE, 33, in connection with a robbery at a Nicosia bakery yesterday.They are appealing for anyone with any information to help find the suspect to contact Nicosia CID on telephone 22802222, the closest police station or the citizen's help line on 1460.... Read t...
by Paphos Life
Tue May 19, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Paphos: Vulnerable groups afraid to turn on air conditioning, end up in A&E
Replies: 6
Views: 372

Paphos: Vulnerable groups afraid to turn on air conditioning, end up in A&E

The A&E department at Paphos Hospital was busy on Monday as elderly and vulnerable people sought medical care due to extreme high temperatures, the CNA reports....

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by Paphos Life
Mon May 18, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: New dust warning for Monday
Replies: 1
Views: 172

New dust warning for Monday

There are high concentrations of dust in the air today according to measurements from ground Stations of the Air Quality Monitoring Network operated by the Department of Labour Inspection....

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by Paphos Life
Mon May 18, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Red alert for forest fires, yellow alert for extremely high temperatures
Replies: 2
Views: 174

Red alert for forest fires, yellow alert for extremely high temperatures

Authorities issued a red alert for the danger of forest fires and a yellow alert for high temperatures on Monday.The Forestry Department warned the danger of forest fires on Monday is on a "red alert" level and appealed to the public to "avoid actions and activities which may cause a fire."... Read ...
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Sun May 17, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Card overthrows cash as king
Replies: 38
Views: 864

Card overthrows cash as king

Sheltering-in-place during the Covid-19 lockdown has led to a surge in digital payments, partly for convenience and partly out of fears - warranted or not - of handling physical cash. The drive to go cashless appears to have got a new lease on life....

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by Paphos Life
Thu May 14, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Record May temperatures expected over the weekend
Replies: 5
Views: 564

Record May temperatures expected over the weekend

<r>Record temperatures for May are expected over the weekend and on Monday, with the weather gradually getting hotter over the coming days.On Wednesday, temperatures will rise to 35C inland and 28C in coastal areas, the met office said....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.paphoslife.com/news/record_...
by Paphos Life
Wed May 13, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Police to step up patrols in coastal towns as sizzling weekend approaches
Replies: 0
Views: 441

Police to step up patrols in coastal towns as sizzling weekend approaches

<r>Police will step up patrols in coastal towns focusing on enforcing social distancing rules in anticipation of even bigger crowds as temperatures soar in the next few days.At the instructions of the police chief, patrol cars will blare out warnings in Greek and English urging people to maintain a ...
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Wed May 13, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Plane carrying medical equipment to Cyprus diverted after Turkey refuses entry in its airspace
Replies: 18
Views: 1116

Plane carrying medical equipment to Cyprus diverted after Turkey refuses entry in its airspace

<r>Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos told CNA that Turkey did not give the pilot permission to enter the Turkish airspace before reaching Cyprus. The pilot had to divert the flight, as fuel was not enough to reach Cyprus, he added. ???The pilot changed route and is heading to Moscow airport, in Ru...
by Paphos Life
Wed May 13, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Civil marriages resume in Paphos
Replies: 1
Views: 188

Civil marriages resume in Paphos

The office of civil marriages is resuming operation, according to an announcement from Paphos municipality. "The office is open for the submission of applications and for holding scheduled wedding ceremonies both inside and outside the town hall in compliance with all of the security measures requir...
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Wed May 13, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Contact tracing, temperature checks and masks: airline industry outlines new norms
Replies: 1
Views: 233

Contact tracing, temperature checks and masks: airline industry outlines new norms

<r>The plan laid out by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Airports Council International to reassure governments it is safe for the public to fly includes contact tracing, temperature screening, social distancing, extra cleaning and wearing masks....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https:/...
by Paphos Life
Wed May 13, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: EU won't tell airlines to leave middle seat empty as travel resumes
Replies: 12
Views: 824

EU won't tell airlines to leave middle seat empty as travel resumes

The European Union's executive will say on Wednesday that airlines will not have to leave the middle seat empty but passengers will have to wear masks on board and in airports as travel amid the coronavirus crisis gradually resumes....

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by Paphos Life
Sat May 09, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Coronavirus: Just one new case
Replies: 0
Views: 517

Coronavirus: Just one new case

<r>One new case for the coronavirus was reported on Saturday, bringing the total to 892, the health ministry said.The case was found after an individual took the test as a private initiative. In total, 1,978 tests were carried out for Saturday???s figures....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.paphosl...
by Paphos Life
Sat May 09, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Partly cloudy today, mainly fine tomorrow
Replies: 1
Views: 259

Partly cloudy today, mainly fine tomorrow

<r>This morning will be partly cloudy according to the Met Service. Later will be mainly fine but there will be increased cloud locally that may bring isolated showers around noon and early afternoon in the mountains and locally in the South.Light dust is also expected in the atmosphere until tonigh...