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Cyprus on Friday outlined plans for the phased resumption next month of commercial flights from a select number of countries with low Covid-19 infection rates to jump-start its vital tourism sector.
Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said flights will begin in two phases — June 9 and 20 — from two groups of countries selected by an advisory body of medical experts.
Slovenia, a mountainous nation of two million people, has become the first European country to proclaim an end to the coronavirus epidemic at home.
The European Union state's government said on Friday the COVID-19 spread is under control and there is no longer a need for extraordinary health measures.
Romania recorded the most significant economic growth of the 27 EU member states in the first quarter of 2020, compared to the same period in 2019, according to the flash estimates published on Friday by the European Statistical Office ( Eurostat).
Mitja Bobnar, the director general of the national institution, has told the STA in an interview that the labour market had felt the crisis brought by the coronavirus epidemic already in March.
At the end of April, 88,648 persons in Slovenia were registered as unemployed, which is 14% more than in March and 20% more than in April 2019.
Firefighters are one of the groups in the forefront of the coronavirus crisis response. In many countries they are involved not only in their traditional role, but also in helping to assure other essential services to their communities such as driving ambulances, delivery of medicines and food, covid-19 testing or retrieval of the deceased.