Cyprus Foreign Ministry statement on virus outbreak inquiries

The Cyprus Ministry of Foreign Affairs has provided some information around the nature and volume of calls it has received regarding the coronavirus outbreak in China

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The Cypriot Ministry of Foreign Affairs has until now received a small number of phone calls concerning the issue of the coronavirus, and nothing that may cause concern has come up so far,

The Cypriot Ministry of Foreign Affairs has until now received a small number of phone calls concerning the issue of the coronavirus, and nothing that may cause concern has come up so far, the Cyprus News Agency has learned. Citizens who called seeking information are either Cypriots who visit China, or people in Cyprus who schedule to visit China or have relatives there.

“Citizens who called seeking information are either Cypriots who visit China, or people in Cyprus who schedule to visit China or have relatives there.”

Meanwhile, Cyprus’ Ministry of Health issued a press release on Sunday advising citizens not to visit Wuhan city in China if this is not absolutely necessary and giving instructions to citizens who visit the city about the measures they need to take to avoid being affected by the virus.

The Cypriot Ministry of Foreign Affairs has until now received a small number of phone calls concerning the issue of the coronavirus, and nothing that may cause concern has come up so far,

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued on Saturday a Travel Advice urging Cypriot citizens to avoid traveling to the Chinese city Wuhan in the province of Hubei due to the coronavirus epidemic in the region. “The citizens of the Republic of Cyprus who permanently live, travel, or intent to travel to China are advised to avoid visiting the city of Wuhan, Hubei province, due to the epidemic of the novel coronavirus which has been confirmed that is contagious to humans,” the Cypriot MFA said. Moreover, it announced phone numbers that citizens can call in case of emergency.

“Citizens who called the Foreign Minister duty officer during the weekend asked to be informed about the situation and whether airports in China are still open.”

CNA has learned that the citizens who called the Foreign Minister duty officer during the weekend asked to be informed about the situation and whether airports in China are still open, and were informed that the airport of Wuhan remains closed.

“Since there is business cooperation with China and people travel there for vacation as well, there has already been some interest from citizens to be informed.”

Cyprus and China are certainly far apart from each other, but since there is business cooperation with China and people travel there for vacation as well, there has already been some interest from citizens to be informed about the situation, a source told CNA.

According to the same source, both the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Health in Cyprus remain alert on the issue and take all necessary precautionary measures.

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