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1. Cyprus mulls pushing back Easter celebrations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-mulls-pushing-back-easter-celebrations

The President of the Republic of Cyprus is expected to call on the Archbishop to push back on Easter celebrations, as media sources say the government is likely to heed the advice of experts to extend coronavirus measures until the end of April...

2. Cabinet to decide on additional measures on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-to-decide-on-additional-measures-on-wednesday

An inter-ministerial committee chaired by President Nicos Anastasiades that convened on Monday to evaluate the coronavirus protection measures currently in place decided to allow final decisions to be taken by Cabinet in its meeting on Wednesday....

3. Boris Johnson spends night in hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-spends-night-in-hospital

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was still in hospital on Monday suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms 10 days after testing positive for the virus, although Downing Street said he remained in charge of the government...

4. Man breaks quarantine in search of meds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/infected-man-breaks-quarantine-in-search-of-meds

Health officials in Cyprus were perturbed over an incident when a self-quarantined man infected with the Covid-19 disease went out to local pharmacies in search of chloroquine, an existing drug that is still open to debate around the world...

5. Larnaca and Paphos to launch targeted sampling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-and-paphos-to-launch-targeted-sampling

The government is planning to draw up a plan for targeted coronavirus sampling among the residents of Larnaca and Paphos, which host the highest numbers of confirmed cases, the Health Minister announced on Thursday. ...

6. Fight against pandemic hangs in the balance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fight-against-pandemic-hangs-in-the-balance

Authorities in the Republic of Cyprus are closely monitoring the effectiveness of stricter measures against the spread of the coronavirus, with health experts saying more cases resulting from lack of social distancing are now starting to emerge...

7. Cabinet approves bills to decongest Central Prisons amid COVID-19 fears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-bills-to-decongest-central-prisons-amid-covid-19-fears

Measures to decompress the overcrowded Nicosia central prisons where the risks associated with a potential spread of coronavirus are high were approved on Tuesday by the Cabinet....

8. President: stricter measures necessary, but undergoes 'severe crisis of conscience'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-stricter-measures-necessary-but-undergoes-severe-crisis-of-conscience

In a Facebook post on Tuesday President Nicos Anastasiades said he undergoes “a severe crisis of conscience” every time the Government is required to enforce stricter measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic, but said that current circumstances necessitate that tougher measures are taken....

9. China's ambassador responds to US criticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-ambassador-responds-to-us-criticism

The Chinese ambassador in Nicosia is firing back at US and media criticism over his country’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, adding that he believes Cyprus will win the battle against the coronavirus...

10. Cooperation and Transparency Needed to Fight COVID-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cooperation-and-transparency-needed-to-fight-covid-19

In today’s age of social media, it has unfortunately become normal to see false information reach a broad audience instantaneously through the Interne...

11. Help from China on the way

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/help-from-china-on-the-way

The Chinese ambassador in Nicosia says Cyprus has recently taken “powerful and appropriate” measures in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, adding that help from China is on the way...

12. Israel to send 50 respirators to Cyprus in exchange for chloroquine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-to-send-50-respirators-to-cyprus-in-exchange-for-chloroquine

The Republic of Cyprus will be sending a quantity of chloroquine to Israel in the next few days, with Israel to reciprocate by sending 50 respirators to the island....

13. People stranded in Cyprus continue to be evacuated on rescue flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/people-stranded-in-cyprus-continue-to-be-evacuated-on-rescue-flights

Two rescue flights will be departing from Larnaca and Paphos International airports on Friday, evacuating people who were stranded in Cyprus after the ban imposed on flights due to the coronavirus pandemic....

14. EU leaders call for recovery plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-call-for-recovery-plan

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades took part in a video conference with the EU leaders, as the bloc sought to find common ground on how best to share the burden...

15. President tours around capital to check lockdown compliance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-tours-around-capital-to-check-lockdown-compliance

President Nicos Anastasiades was driven around the streets of the capital to check first hand that the public was complying to the new partial curfew measures, stating he was ‘very satisfied’ with the enforcement of the stricter coronavirus protection measures....

16. New decree enforces ban on car sales, exempts certain groups from movement ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-decree-enforces-a-ban-on-car-sales-exempts-certain-groups-from-movement-ban

17. President and close aides test negative for Covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-and-close-aides-test-negative-for-covid-19

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and his close aides have tested negative for COVID-19, Government Spokesman Kyriacos Koushos said on Wednesday....

18. Cypriot president drops hint of full curfew

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-drops-hint-of-full-curfew

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades warned on Tuesday of asymmetric consequences, if people don’t fully comply with measures against COVID-19...

19. SMS service 8998 gets the axe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-service-8998-back-in-operation

The SMS service, operated by the government to enforce movement restrictions amid the coronavirus crisis, was back up and running smoothly on Wednesday morning, while the President of the Republic has warned that a total curfew would be in place if people abuse the service...

20. EU secures essential protective gear for its battle against coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-secures-essential-protective-gear-for-its-battle-against-coronavirus

The European Commission announced on Tuesday that it has been successful in procuring personal protective equipment that is to be distributed across EU Member States to assist in their battles against the coronavirus pandemic, which has seen an exponential surge in demand for the essential protective gear....

21. Persons travelling for permitted reasons to fill in a form or send SMS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/persons-who-will-travel-for-permitted-reasons-to-fill-in-a-form-or-send-sms

During the partial curfew to be enforced at 6pm on Tuesday for three weeks, those wishing to leave their home or shelter for any of the reasons falling under the exceptions to the travel restriction must either fill in a special form or send a text message to 8998....

22. Limassol bishop pushes back mass time before lockdown enforcement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-bishop-pushes-back-mass-time-before-lockdown-enforcement

Limassol Bishop Athanasios called on the faithful to participate in church services which he said would take place earlier on Tuesday afternoon in order to avoid violating the partial curfew to be enforced at 6pm, sparking an uproar on social media....

23. Five new flu clinics open their doors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-new-flu-clinics-open-their-doors

Five new flu clinics opened their doors on Monday to examine individuals with flu symptoms that may not immediately point to coronavirus. ...

24. President, Presidential Palace staff undergo Covid-19 test

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-presidential-palace-staff-undergo-covid-19-tests

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Presidential Palace staff were tested for coronavirus on Tuesday as a precaution....

25. More coronavirus cases hit Cypriot hospitals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-coronavirus-cases-hit-cypriot-hospitals

Two more coronavirus cases have been confirmed in two state hospitals, one day after the president of the Republic of Cyprus announced curfew measures in a national address...

26. President: Unnecessary travel strictly prohibited, violators to be fined

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-unnecessary-travel-strictly-prohibited

Addressing the nation on Monday night for the second time since the coronavirus pandemic broke out in Cyprus in early March, President Nicos Anastasiades announced that all unnecessary travel will be banned as of 6pm on Tuesday until April 13....

27. Police file 15 more reports against crowd ban violations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-file-15-more-reports-against-crowd-ban-violations

Over the last two days police have filed 15 reports against violations of the crowd ban decree forbidding outdoor gatherings of over 75 people, in place since early March in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus....

28. President to address nation Monday night, tighter measures expected

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-to-address-nation-on-monday-night-tighter-measures-expected

President Nicos Anastasiades retreated to his office following the conclusion of the crucial inter-ministerial meeting on Monday that was set to decide on tighter measures, noting that he would take the final decision on any additional measures before addressing the nation once again....

29. Covid-19 cases jump to 97

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-cases-jump-to-97

Confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 97 in the Republic of Cyprus after two more tested positive on Monday, with one of the new cases involving a doctor at the Limassol General Hospital....

30. Pressure mounts to increase measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pressure-mounts-to-increase-measures

A crucial meeting at the Presidential Palace on Monday is expected to discuss whether tighter measures are needed in the fight of the coronavirus pandemic, following reports over the weekend that people were defying public health advice...

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