The Cypriot authorities announced the tightening of restrictive measures due to the worsening situation with the coronavirus.
The Cyprus Mail reports.
The use of masks from Friday will become mandatory across the country, including outdoors.
In addition, a curfew is imposed from 23:00 to 5:00 in Limassol and Paphos. All measures will be in effect until November 9.
Night travel will only be permitted for people who need to get to work, as well as for emergency medical care or visiting pharmacies. To do this, people will need to provide confirmation or proof of the reason they are on the street during the curfew.
Restaurants, bars, cafeterias, including hotels, must close by 22:30, but they may continue to deliver after this time.
All sports and social activities for children under 18, such as football, dance, swimming, or martial arts lessons, are suspended.
All sports championships for young people under 18 have been suspended, with clubs located in the Limassol and Paphos districts.
Cinemas and theaters are allowed to fill the halls by no more than 50%. Indoor cafes and restaurants can serve up to 75 people at a time, outdoors up to 150 people. In this case, the tables must be at least two meters away.
In Cyprus, over the past day, 127 new cases of infection were recorded during 3.3 thousand tests. During the pandemic, almost 3 thousand cases of infection were detected, 25 people died.