Cyprus imposes complete closure to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic

Nicosia (ST): Cyprus has announced its intention to impose a complete closure in the country to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic after the failure of the current measures in lowering the number of daily infection cases in the country.

France Press Agency quoted the Cypriot health minister Constantinos Ioannou  as saying that the new measures, which will take effect as of next Sunday until the end of January, aim to protect the health sector in the country underlining the importance for citizens to stay at home to stop the spread of the pandemic.

He added that the second wave of the pandemic badly affected Cyprus.

Yesterday the Cypriot ministry of health said that 427 new infection cases were recorded raising the total number of infection cases to 26208.