Covid-19

A traveller was charged with assault over the weekend after an airport official said she was attacked by a passenger who refused to take a coronavirus test.

According to police, a female passenger who arrived at Paphos International Airport on Saturday refused to undergo a random covid-19 test.

The passenger who came from Mykonos put up strong resistance, with the officer suffering bruises and cuts during the incident

The woman, described as a Greek Cypriot travelling with husband and child, protested her random selection.