The government of Cyprus will cover the cost of tourists for accommodation, food and treatment if during the journey into the country, they are infected COVID-19.
This is stated in the documentation of the Ministry of tourism of Cyprus, writes Xinhua.
“Tourists together with the travel Agency or the airline will have to incur the expenditure only for the way to the airport and flight”, – stated in the document “COVID-19 Protocol the direction of Cyprus”.
It is noted that for tourists who get a positive test COVID-19 will be prepared 100 hospital beds. If necessary, the number can be quickly increased.
“If the tourist is a critical symptoms, additional 112 beds in the ICU can be used to treat them, like 200 of ventilators,” writes Xinhua.
In addition, the hotels around the island provides 500 rooms for people who were in close contact with them. Their number is also rapidly increases.
The document was released amid the arrival of a small number of tourists, but it is expected that in mid-July, visitors will be much more.
“Now the airports of Cyprus are taking 70-100 flights a week. On Board are mainly Cypriots who return home, people who travel with working order, and a small number of tourists. However, authorities claim that by mid-July the number of flights will increase to 500,” the article reads.