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Advice on Corona Virus (COVID-19)

Posted: March 4, 2020

There are currently no reported COVID-19 cases in Cyprus. European University Cyprus is operating normally.

Measures to Prevent Infection:

  • Special attention to personal hygiene. Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use alcohol-based hand sanitizer which contains at least 60% of alcohol. Use handkerchiefs and single-use wipes.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing /sneezing and then dispose of the tissue in the trash bin.
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces and work desks on a regular basis
  • Maintain adequate and frequent ventilation of houses, workplaces and crowded buildings.
  • Avoid contact with patients who may have symptoms of respiratory infections. Avoid crowded spaces and close contact with people.


Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure*:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

* Usually COVID-19 symptoms do not include nasal discharge.

Call your healthcare professional if you develop symptoms, and have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19 or if you have recently traveled from an area with widespread or ongoing community spread of COVID-19.


  • EUC Health and Safety Office: +357 22559580
  • EUC 1st Aid Station: +357 227133003
  • 24 hour dedicated ambulance service for coronavirus: +357 22887171
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (Ministry of Health)  +357 22605-659/ -601
  • Cyprus Ministry of Health coronavirus helpline: 1420

Advice for Travelers:

If you have travelled to any country/district* with an active epidemic of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the last 14 days or you have been in contact with a confirmed or suspected case of the new coronavirus.

  • Stay at home and call your personal doctor or call the helpline 1420 for further information.
  • Avoid contact with other people
  • Make sure that you mention about your recent travel.

*countries/districts may change according to development of the epidemic. Call 1420 for more information.

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