Tag: quarantine

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A happy ending for Olga in quarantine after a T-VINE reader intervenes

A letter we published on Tuesday, 5 January from a North Cyprus foreign resident Olga Campbell-Thomson complaining about the “filthy conditions” she was forced to quarantine in a Lefkoşa hostel generated lots of debate about government-approved quarantine centres, and an outpouring of sympathy for her. One T-VINE reader in the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC), […]

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Letters, Appalling conditions in TRNC quarantine centre

Dear T-VINE, I arrived in Northern Cyprus on 1 January 2021 and I anticipated that I would be under quarantine conditions for 10 days in the location chosen for me by the relevant TRNC authorities. I did not expect, however, to be dumped in some smoking den in Nicosia. I cannot breathe, I cannot rest, […]

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Compulsory quarantine for North Cyprus visitors from UK, Turkey extended until 1 November, but fees dropped

Mandatory quarantine in government approved centres will continue for travellers arriving in North Cyprus from coronavirus Category B and Category C risk countries. However Turkish Cypriot citizens, students, and those with residency or work permits for the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC) will no longer have to pay for their quarantine. Those from Category […]