Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou on Monday announced a curfew between 9pm and 6am and it will came to affect on Tuesday and House visits and gatherings are also forbidden and people are only allowed out once a day.
Supermarkets, bakeries, butcheries and other shops offering essential services, will be closed on Sundays.
He also said that persons who travelled abroad for medical reasons and their escorts but also students belonging in vulnerable groups are exempt from presenting a health certificate that they do not have coronavirus to be allowed to enter the country.
The fine for those found disobeying the ban on movement has been doubled to €300.
He also announced stricter controls of persons diagnosed with coronavirus and who are in self-isolation.