On the occasion of Christmas, President Nicos Anastasiades went on social media and wish the public good health, just as the first batch of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine’s upcoming arrival on Boxing Day.
The President added that with the pending arrival of the vaccines, people should now be hopeful of things becoming “more tangible” in the coming days.
He went on call the vaccine the “the gift of humanity by the scientific community,” and stated that he will be getting the vaccine himself live on television in order to convince the public about the vaccine’s safety.
Proper inoculations will be starting on the 27th, starting with elderly care home residents.
Cyprus currently has a total of 19,316 COVID-19 infections, with 107 deaths.