Cyprus brings back indoor mask wearing amid Covid-19 surge

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Cyprus is bringing back compulsory mask-wearing in indoor areas for everyone age 12 and over amid a surge of Covid-19 infections.

The government said Wednesday the infection spike is in line with a global trend that’s mainly owed to the BA.4 and BA.5 variants of the coronavirus.

According to Health Ministry figures, 19,503 people tested positive from a total of 147,623 samples between June 25 to July 5 out of a population of approximately 916,000. The numbers don’t include the approximately 250,000 people in the breakaway Turkish Cypriot north of the ethically divided...


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Cyprus brings back indoor mask wearing amid Covid-19 surge


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