Cyprus Mail
CyprusFeatured

Coronavirus: Rizokarpaso G/Cs test positive

File Photo The gymnasium in Rizokarpaso

Seven Greek Cypriots living in Rizokarpaso in the north have tested positive for coronavirus prompting closure of the primary school for a week, presidential commissioner Fotis Fotiou said Saturday.

Fotiou said the school and an adjacent kindergarten, as well as the high school further away have been disinfected.

Initially, a teacher and a cleaner working at the primary school tested positive, Fotiou said.

Almost all the Greek Cypriots living in the area were tested and five more cases were detected, including a primary school pupil.

Most were contacts of the first two cases, he said.

Most found positive chose to travel to the government-controlled areas to self-isolate, he said.

Four other cases detected in Kormakitis in previous days also crossed over to the government-controlled areas.

Related Posts

One man’s battle to return Cyprus’ Moon rock

Jonathan Shkurko

Nicosia police investigate attempted murder at nightclub

Staff Reporter

Nicosia weekend events to welcome February

Eleni Philippou

Neither çıraks of Turkey nor Greek Cypriots

Christos Panayiotides

Management of the Cyprus economy since 2013 has only benefited the few

Les Manison

Ministry says it doesn’t endorse any move to prevent feeding of stray cats

Staff Reporter