Business: This will make the mandatory weekly check with rapid test

Untitled project 2021 01 27T135533.055 rapid test, workers

In recent months, an important weapon in the strategy for dealing with the pandemic is the large number of rapid antigen tests carried out in the community, which allow us to have fast and reliable real-time epidemiological surveillance, said the Minister of Health at noon on Wednesday 27 January. when announcing the phasing out of the measures.

Therefore, utilizing the tool of rapid tests, and to reduce the risk of spreading the virus in the workplace and in the general population, the Ministry of Health has developed a targeted control plan with rapid test in the workplace for all groups of workers who will be reactivated.

See here: These are the new measures: Shops are opening, seniors and primary schools are returning

Specifically, the employees who will return to their workplace, based on the strategy, will be subjected to a test with rapid test which will be provided free of charge by the Ministry of Health through the sampling units.

From tomorrow until Sunday An examination program will be implemented for all employees employed in hairdressing salons, barbershops and beauty salons, who will be reactivated from Monday, February 1st.

At the same time, from the 1st of February The mandatory weekly inspection with rapid test of 20% of the staff working in companies that are in operation is implemented. Specifically, companies should have 20% of their employees at any time and in a weekly rapid test. To achieve this goal, employees will be able to go to the sampling points of the Ministry of Health from tomorrow.

See here: CYPRUS: The new measures in two phases - What applies from 1 and what from 8 February

The gradual reopening of the economy with security presupposes the faithful observance of the health protocols. It is a warm request to all employees and employers, to trade unions, trade unions and other organizations, to companies, to ensure the diligent implementation of the updated directives.

At the same time, all the Ministries involved that are responsible for overseeing the implementation of the measures are coordinated for more effective surveillance.