The Council of Ministers, chaired by the President of the Republic, Nikos Anastasiadis, meets at 10:00 in the morning to take decisions regarding the further relaxation of the restrictive measures.
The Minister's decisions regarding the de-escalation strategy of restrictive measures will be announced at 13:00 by the Minister of Health, Konstantinos Ioannou, in a press conference.
The new decisions will take effect on March 1st.
As KYPE is informed, after the meeting of the Minister, only the decisions will be announced, which will be valid until March 15.
According to the information, for the first phase that starts from the 1st of March until the 7th of the same month, the return of the students of A 'and B' Lyceum has been “locked”, while the gyms for personal training are reopening. , tuition centers and conservatories, with a certain number of people.
From March 8, according to the same information, the students of the Gymnasiums return to their classes.
Meanwhile, text messages, a curfew at nine o'clock at night, and other traffic restrictions are not expected to be lifted before mid-March.
With regard to home gatherings, it is preferable to allow gatherings of up to ten people after March 15, however, this will depend on the epidemiological picture of those days.
In addition, after March 15, the opening of the dining areas is preferred, if and if no setback is observed.
Yesterday, President Anastasiadis chaired a meeting with the Scientific Advisory Committee on Coronavirus, in the presence of the competent Ministers, with the aim of examining the epidemiological situation and the gradual de-escalation of measures against the spread of the coronavirus in Cyprus.
He then chaired a meeting with party leaders and members of the Scientific Advisory Committee.
In his statements, the Government Spokesman, Kyriakos Kousios, stated that “March is a critical month. We must all act responsibly in order to be able to fully relax the measures, without any risk, for the first and greatest good we have, health and life “.
A competent source had stated in KYPE that the general perception, which exists in the members of the Scientific Committee, is that with responsibility, the relaxations are done in stages, so as not to worsen the epidemiological picture.
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