Rapid antigen testing for employees and the general population – Testing units on Tuesday 27 April

Aiming at the continuous surveillance of the community and the workplaces, the free programs of rapid antigen testing of the general population and employees are in progress.

For the smooth and safe operation of businesses that have been activated according to the Decrees, employers in businesses, as well as the Heads of Departments/Services in the public and wider public sector, are obliged to coordinate the rapid testing of the employees, so that the mandatory weekly testing of the personnel, through the rapid antigen test, is ensured as follows:

  • Businesses/services employing up to 3 people, all employees should be tested.
  • Businesses/services employing between 4 to 10 people, at least 4 employees should be tested.
  • Businesses/services employing more than 11 people, at least 5 people or 30% of employees should be tested, whichever is higher in number.

Additionally, the self-employed and the domestic employees and/or people caring for elders or disabled persons or people providing assistance to individuals who are unable to take care of themselves are obligated to participate in the program.

It is recalled that all teachers and school staff without exception are required to undergo a weekly check with a rapid antigen test. The negative result certificate should be presented during the checks.

Thus, employees may proceed to the testing units operating in all Districts, according to the plan designed by the employer/head.

On Tuesday 27 April the testing units will be operating as follows: 

It is clarified that citizens must carry proof of identity (e.g. Identity Card, Driver's Licence, Passport, etc.), for identification purposes.

 LIMASSOL

  • Agios Ioannis Eleimon Church, Limassol 08:30-17:30
  • 'Andreas Themistocleous' TEPAK Building, (old land registry Athinon Street) Agia Zoni 08:30-17:30
  • “Grigoris Afxentiou” Square, Limassol 08:30-17:30
  • Apostles Petros and Pavlos Church, Kapsalos 08:30-21:30
  • Sigma Bakery parking area, (Agias Filaxeos Street, next to Scandia), Kapsalos 08:30-17:30
  • Mesa Gitonia Cultural Center 08:30-17:30
  • Commercial Center former “Orphanides” Polemidia (back side) 08:30-18:00
  • Tsirion Stadium ( (Westside – Main entrance, VIP area) 08:00-16:00
  • 'Eirini' Square, Agios Athanasios 08:30-18:00
  • Productivity Center Linopetra 08:30-18:00
  • Agia Barbara Church, Zakaki 08:30-17:30
  • Atlantica Oasis Hotel, Germasoyia 09:00-18:00
  • Municipal parking place in Center, former Tavern Skaros 08:30-18:00
  • Erimi Municipal stadium 08:30-18:00
  • Panagia Chrysaifyliotissa Church (Mavrokordatou Street, near CYTA), Agia Fyla 08:30-17:30
  • Exhibition Center “Aphrodite Amathusia,” Agios Tychonas 08:30-18:00
  • Multi-purpose Center of Pyrgos, Limassol 08:30-18:00

LARNACA

  • Cultural Center Agios Georgios Kontos, Larnaca 08:30-18:00
  • Municipal Theater of Larnaca 08:30-18:00
  • Municipal Council of Vatyli and Synikismos Makarios, (Kamares Area), Larnaca 08:30-18:00
  • “Antonis Papadopoulos” stadium, Larnaca 08:30-18:00
  • Church of Saint Nicolaos, Drosia 08:30-17:30
  • 'Ermis Aradippou' Club, Aradippou 08:30-18:00
  • Church of Timios Prodromos, Dromolaxia 08:30-18:00
  • Building of Old Supermarket, Xylotymbou 08:30-18:00
  • Municipal Building of Athienou (covered parking place) 08:30-18:00
  • Industrial Area of Aradippou (FCG) 08:00-16:30

NICOSIA

  • State Fair, Engomi (in front of the East Entrance) 08:30-19:00
  • Parking place of Papaphilippou amusement park 09:30-18:30
  • Eleftheria Square, Nicosia 09:00-18:30
  • Agios Spyridonas Church (behind the Police Station of Lykavitos), Nicosia 08:30-17:30
  • Church Agios Georgios, Agios Dometios 08:30-17:00
  • Apostle Andreas Church (Kyrenia Avenue), Aglandjia 08:30-17:30
  • Panagia Evangelistria Church, Pallouriotissa 08:30-17:30
  • Agios Polydoros Church, Kaimakli 08:30-17:30
  • Agios Georgios Church , Latsia 08:30-17:30
  • Agios Stylianos Church, Aspres Government Housing, Lakatamia 08:30-17:30
  • Agia Sofia Church, Strovolos 08:30-17:30
  • Strovolos Municipality 09:00-18:00
  • Crossing of Stavrou Avenue and Iosif Hadjiosif Avenue (in front of Coffee Island) 08:30-18:30
  • Agios Dimitrios Church, Acropolis 08:30-17:30
  • Church of Agios Nicolaos Kato Deftera 08:30-17:30
  • Holy Church Aftostegaseos Geri 08:30-17:30
  • “House of Volunteer,” Kokkinotrimithia 08:30-17:30
  • Dali Health Centre 08:30-17:30
  • Municipal Council of Peristerona 08:30-18:00
  • Municipal Council of Agia Varvara 08:30-17:30
  • Square in front of Municipal Council of Klirou 08:30-17:30
  • Industrial Area of Ergates (covered parking Elysee) 08:00-16:30

PAPHOS

  • Former residence of district officer Paphos 08:30-18:00
  • Square of Municipality, Paphos 08:30-18:00
  • ERA KORIVOS outside parking area 08:30-18:00
  • Municipal Council of Emba 08:30-17:30
  • Municipal Medica Center of Polemi 08:30-17:30

FAMAGUSTA

  • Spiritual Center of Metropolitan Church of Paralimni 08:30-18:00
  • Parking place of Zorbas bakery, Paralimni 08:30-18:00
  • “Onisillos” Club, Sotira 08:30-17:30
  • Adults’ Club, Derynia 08:30-17:30

Source: Press and Information Office, Ministry of Interior, Republic of Cyprus, Covid19 Press Releases, 2021