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The Cypriot authorities will reimburse expenditure for holiday tourists who contract the coronavirus

The Cypriot authorities will reimburse expenditure for holiday tourists sick with coronavirus, reports the Mirror.

The country opens borders to foreign tourists on June 9. Some arrivals will be tested for the presence of virus.

Guests who received a positive result, will be treated for free. They, along with arrived family members will be placed in a special quarantine hotels. To pay for accommodation, food there does not have to. Tourists will only need to pay the cost of the airport transfer and flight to repatriation.

For treatment of vacationers on the island dedicated hospital with 100 beds, 112 intensive care wards and two hundred artificial respiration.

The authorities hope that such guarantees will attract tourists to the island, where according to the Johns Hopkins University, became ill less than one thousand people. Could not be saved, only 17 of them. Income from the hospitality industry reach 15 percent of GDP.