📌 TRNC MINISTRY OF HEALTH [23/01/2021]
In line with the decisions taken by the Infectious Diseases Supreme Committee under the Infectious Diseases Law 45/2018, the Ministry of Health has decided to implement the following Additional Precautionary Decisions.
🍀 1. Until the next decision to be taken in private and public schools in the region between Çatalköy and Karşıyaka, it has been decided to stop the face-to-face education (including classroom, study, private lessons and course activities) and to switch to online education. Schools outside of this region have been allowed to adopt face-to-face education (including classroom, study, private lessons and course activities) as of January 25, 2021. However, it was not deemed appropriate for students and teachers who resided in the Çatalköy-Karşıya region and went to other regions to study and work, to go to their educational institutions and work until the next decision.
🍀 2. Due to the increased local contamination within the borders between Alsancak and Karşıyaka, it has been decided to close the following workplaces and activities in these regions until the second decision to be taken as of January 25, 2021 at 05:00.
• Entertainment places, bars, clubs, taverns
• Cinema, coffee house / coffee house, bet offices
• Gyms, massage parlors, internet cafes
• Barbers, hairdressers, beauty salons, tattoo parlors, massage parlors
• Restaurant, patisserie, cafe, buffet etc.
Arrangements will be made so that only package services and pick-up services of the places are open.
📌 The decisions taken at the previous meeting, which were valid, will continue to be implemented as stated below.
🍀 3. After 22:00, it was decided that the decision to stop the activities in the areas of cafe, restaurant, patisserie, bet office, hairdresser, beauty center, coffee house, coffee house, gym, pita shop, simit shop, barber shop will continue in the same way. People working in these sectors should repeat the PCR tests every fourteen days.
🍀 4. Persons residing or working in Pile will be able to transfer without quarantine, provided that they submit the current negative PCR test results within 72 hours.
🍀 5. Due to the increase in local cases in our country, UN, EU, British Base Area, Buffer Zone, Missing Persons and Peace Force employees will be able to enter without quarantine, provided that they submit negative PCR test results within the last 72 hours.
🍀 6. It has been allowed for the patients residing in Northern Cyprus and receiving routine treatment / treatment in Southern Cyprus to move to Southern Cyprus without daily quarantine in order not to experience victimization and to complete their treatment. The patient and his/her attendant (if necessary) who will be transferring for health purposes, are required to submit the negative PCR test results made within the last 3 days upon arrival. In addition, patients and companions returning to our country after the treatment should perform PCR tests again on the seventh and fourteenth days of their entry into the country and submit the results to our Ministry.
🍀 7. It has been decided that the passage of persons residing in the North and working in Southern Cyprus is subject to quarantine until the next decision.
🍀 8. It has been decided that the passage of persons residing in the South and working in Northern Cyprus will be subject to quarantine until the next decision.
🍀 9. It has been decided that the passage of students and their parents residing in the North and studying in Southern Cyprus is subject to quarantine until the next decision.
🍀 10. As the opening of educational institutions in our country was postponed, it was decided that the passage of students and their parents residing in the South and studying in Northern Cyprus will be subject to quarantine until the next decision.
🍀 11. Within the scope of the Green Line Regulation, it has been allowed for people engaged in contactless trade to trade without quarantine.
🍀 12. It has been decided that ambulances should cross the Yeşilırmak Border Gate for health purposes only, without quarantine in transit passes. Other than that, quarantine is required.
🍀 13. It has been allowed for the people residing in Beyramudu to make a daily transition to the Upper Region without quarantine in order to perform their livestock and agriculture activities in the Upper Region.
🍀 14. It was decided to extend the decision not to gather more than 10 people together in houses, until the next decision.
🍀 15. Workplace opening ceremonies, weddings, cinema, theater, birthday, collective worship, engagement, wedding, religious festival, etc. It was decided to extend the decision to cease its activities until the next decision.
🍀 16. It was decided that the funerals would be held with the participation of only first degree relatives.
🍀 17. It has been decided that the team sports competitions will be held without spectators.
– Dr. Ali PİLLİ
Minister of Health