Cyprus tightens entry and residence requirements on the island

PCR test for all entrants over the age of 12, regardless of their immunization status, performed 48 hours before arrival, and antigen test after 72 hours, except for booster vaccines

Cyprus: A typical restaurant. Photo Depositphotos

On the neighboring island of Cyprus, they have decided to tighten the entry requirements for passengers in order to stop the spread of the Omicron strain, which reached a new record of 7,168 verified on Tuesday and now constitutes about 80% of the new cases of illness. Since the beginning of the plague, Cyprus has registered 157,928 verified and 635 dead from Corona.

A corona test is required for all entrants over the age of 12, regardless of their immunization status, which was performed 48 hours before arrival. In addition, antigen testing after 72 hours, except for booster vaccines. In addition, wearing mandatory masks in public areas, from the age of 6.

The new guidelines that have come into force now require that 40% of all employees in companies will work from home, while accommodations, can receive guests in a sitting position only and without dancing. Admission to nightclubs and events requires the presentation of a vaccine certificate for impulse or a negative PCR test performed 24 hours in advance. Hospital visits were banned and capacity in sports stadiums dropped to 50%.

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