Public and private employees will be on leave until 27 March, as part of measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus, the Council of Ministers has announced. Additionally, it has been decided that Famagusta Hospital will be designated as a quarantine hospital.
Exceptions to those taking leave will be public the fire brigade, police, civil defence and finance officers.
In particular, services will be closed outside sectors such as supermarkets, petrol stations and pharmacies.
The Council of Ministers has asked that people avoid “going out on the street”, and announced that precautions were being taken ahead of a “State of Emergency“, and it was also announced that the imposing of a curfew will be evaluated.
Source : lgcnews