WORLD Cyprus to extend anti-coronavirus restrictions

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Cyprus to extend anti-coronavirus restrictions

Xinhua

08:31, January 09, 2021

A man wearing a face mask walks in the center of Nicosia, Cyprus, Jan. 8, 2021. Cypriot authorities are extending COVID-19 restrictions so as to curb the rapid spread of the virus, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou announced on Friday. He said the restrictions, which will come into force as of Sunday morning until the end of January, include closing down all shops except those offering essential services, such as supermarkets, bakeries and pharmacies, banning all public and private gatherings and continuing a ban on night movement from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. People can go out shopping from supermarkets and other premises providing essential goods twice a day or for physical exercise after sending an SMS and receiving approval. (Photo by George Christophorou/Xinhua)

Women wearing face masks are seen in the center of Nicosia, Cyprus, Jan. 8, 2021. Cypriot authorities are extending COVID-19 restrictions so as to curb the rapid spread of the virus, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou announced on Friday. He said the restrictions, which will come into force as of Sunday morning until the end of January, include closing down all shops except those offering essential services, such as supermarkets, bakeries and pharmacies, banning all public and private gatherings and continuing a ban on night movement from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. People can go out shopping from supermarkets and other premises providing essential goods twice a day or for physical exercise after sending an SMS and receiving approval. (Photo by George Christophorou/Xinhua)

A man wearing a face mask is seen in the center of Nicosia, Cyprus, Jan. 8, 2021. Cypriot authorities are extending COVID-19 restrictions so as to curb the rapid spread of the virus, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou announced on Friday. He said the restrictions, which will come into force as of Sunday morning until the end of January, include closing down all shops except those offering essential services, such as supermarkets, bakeries and pharmacies, banning all public and private gatherings and continuing a ban on night movement from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. People can go out shopping from supermarkets and other premises providing essential goods twice a day or for physical exercise after sending an SMS and receiving approval. (Photo by George Christophorou/Xinhua)

A worker wearing a face mask is seen in the center of Nicosia, Cyprus, Jan. 8, 2021. Cypriot authorities are extending COVID-19 restrictions so as to curb the rapid spread of the virus, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou announced on Friday. He said the restrictions, which will come into force as of Sunday morning until the end of January, include closing down all shops except those offering essential services, such as supermarkets, bakeries and pharmacies, banning all public and private gatherings and continuing a ban on night movement from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. People can go out shopping from supermarkets and other premises providing essential goods twice a day or for physical exercise after sending an SMS and receiving approval. (Photo by George Christophorou/Xinhua)

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