Statement by the United Nations Spokesperson in Cyprus, 23rd September 2021
As per the agreement of the Greek Cypriot leader, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades and the Turkish Cypriot leader, Mr. Ersin Tatar, of 2 June, to synchronize the two sides’ respective COVID-19 measures concerning crossings, the Technical Committee on Health has continuously assessed the epidemiological situation. They have also exchanged data on a bi-weekly basis in order to determine the appropriate epidemiological level to be applied at the crossing points, adjusting measures, as appropriate.
Based on the Committees assessment of 23 September 2021, the situation is determined to be at Level 2 (Orange), where the following measures will be applied at all crossing points as of Monday 27 September (8am):
Level 2 (Orange):
- No test required for fully vaccinated persons
- 72-hour negative Rapid test or PCR test for unvaccinated persons with the exception of high school students and people residing in Kato Pyrgos who will instead need a 7-day negative Rapid Test or PCR test.