CLOSE
Loading...
12° Nicosia,
02 August, 2021
 

Search

Displaying results 1-30 of 697 matches for query COVID.

1. President furious at critics of teen vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-furious-at-critics-of-teen-vaccinations

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades rushed to the defense of a local Pediatric Society on Monday, calling threats against its members a 'disgrace' after they were targeted for recommending summer vaccinations for young teens...

2. Minister says unvaccinated should pay up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-unvaccinated-should-pay-up

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela suggests vaccinated persons do not need to take rapid tests for Covid, adding those who choose to remain unvaccinated should now have to pay out of their own pocket to keep getting tested if they want to use Safe Pass...

3. Cypriot government toughens Safe Pass rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-government-toughens-safe-pass-rules

The Cabinet announced on Friday that new pandemic rules will apply on Monday, including a greater number of shops out of reach for people without a Safe Pass and follow up rapid or PCR tests checks for foreign visitors who are not vaccinated...

4. Cabinet flirts with Safe Pass across the board

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-flirts-with-safe-pass-across-the-board

The President's Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus meets Friday to consider tougher rules that could place even small bakeries and mini markets off limits to people not using a Safe Pass...

5. EY: CEOs understand transformation cannot be put off following COVID-19 pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-ceos-understand-transformation-cannot-be-put-off-following-covid-19-pandemic

More than two-thirds (68%) of CEO respondents from the world’s largest companies say that they plan to take on a major investment in data and technology over the next 12 months, while 61% plan to undertake a major transformation initiative over the same period, according to the global EY CEO Imperative Study 2021. ...

6. Lack of data stymies booster shot debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lack-of-data-stymies-booster-shot-debate-in-cyprus

Discussion in Cyprus over the possibility of a COVID booster shot ahead of the flu season is still up in the air, with the debate prompting officials to break an embargo on vaccination data of hospitalized patients and reveal that half of the older adult and elderly were vaccinated...

7. Data suggest things less bad with vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/data-suggest-things-less-bad-with-vaccinations

Daily detection of COVID infections continued to drop in the Republic of Cyprus but cases still remained in the upper hundreds, with experts suggesting a very bad epidemiological situation could have been a lot worse had it not been for vaccinations on the island...

8. Police investigate Safe Pass knife incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-investigate-safe-pass-knife-incident

Police are investigating an incident in Limassol where the owner of a restaurant says he sustained knife injuries after a customer refused to show a Safe Pass document...

9. Nicosia leaves booster shot up to Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-leaves-booster-shot-up-to-brussels

Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela says while government planning includes preparations for a third jab for vaccinated adults and seniors, the booster shot is subject to approval in Brussels...

10. Limassol cites decree after Safe Pass mishmash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-cites-decree-after-safe-pass-mishmash

The City of Limassol has weighed in on a recent confusion over Safe Pass for cruise passengers ashore, with officials citing verbatim the latest emergency law following reports that guests had not been allowed into local shops and restaurants...

11. Israel puts Cyprus in the doghouse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-puts-cyprus-in-the-doghouse

A partial cabinet meeting in Israel landed Cyprus in the doghouse, after ministers in the neighboring country recommended the island be off limits to Israeli travelers due to pandemic concerns...

12. Crunch time as hospital admissions reach high

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crunch-time-as-hospital-admissions-reach-high

Worst case scenarios and emergency staffing are once again the topic of discussion among health experts in Cyprus, with hospitalizations reaching new records for summer at a time when medics are taking vacation...

13. Cypriot officials tackle data gap on vaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-officials-tackle-data-gap-on-vaccinated

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus are trying to regroup this week following public criticism over lack of information on vaccinated persons, with plans underway said to include cross referencing vaccination data with close contacts of infected persons and more qualitative data...

14. Reports suggest two cases detected on Jewel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reports-suggest-two-cases-detected-on-jewel

There have been some reports that at least two passengers on the Jewel of the Seas tested positive for the coronavirus, with a number of crew and passengers currently in isolation on the fully-vaccinated cruise to the Greek islands...

15. Safe Pass law lets door greeters inspect ID docs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-law-lets-door-greeters-inspect-id-docs

Business establishments in the Republic of Cyprus are now inspecting Safe Pass documents presented at the entrance by customers, who are also required by emergency law to show proof of identity when the employee at the door doubts the veracity of a person’s identity...

16. Safe Pass for supermarket made official

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-for-supermarket-made-official

Grocery shoppers in the Republic of Cyprus may no longer shop at a supermarket if they do not have a Safe Pass, based on the latest decree published on Monday by the health ministry affecting all domains of social life in response to last week’s surge in daily infections...

17. Cyprus issues blanket rule for Safe Pass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-issues-blanket-rule-for-safe-pass

Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela announced stricter measures effective next Tuesday in the Republic of Cyprus, making Safe Pass a requirement across the board but questions still remained over supermarket, bakeries, and other shops selling necessity goods...

18. Cabinet mulls over Safe Pass across the board

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-mulls-over-safe-pass-across-the-board

Health experts in Cyprus are calling for Safe Pass requirements in indoor public spaces to apply across the board, including supermarkets and bakeries, with the Cabinet expected Friday to decide on new measures aimed at slowing down a recent spike but also boosting vaccinations...

19. Covid-stricken flagship sails on after Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-s-covid-stricken-flagship-sails-on-after-cyprus

Britain's HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier is managing a Covid outbreak after more than 100 crew members were infected during a port call in the Republic of Cyprus...

20. Cyprus tries to patch up worsening conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tries-to-patch-up-worsening-conditions

The Cabinet will have a lot on its plate during a meeting rescheduled for Friday amid deteriorating epidemiological conditions in Cyprus, with a number of loopholes in the government’s fight against the pandemic popping up one after the other...

21. Cypriot expert says ‘wear the damn mask’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-expert-says-‘wear-the-damn-mask

Local health experts are calling on the public to be vigilant after daily cases in the Republic of Cyprus passed the 1000 mark for the first time, with a member of the government’s advisory team telling Cypriots to 'wear the damn mask'...

22. Delta wreaks havoc as Cyprus passes 1000 mark

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/delta-wreaks-havoc-as-cyprus-passes-1000-mark

The Republic of Cyprus reported 1081 new cases on Tuesday, as government officials confirmed that the Delta variant was the dominant bug ravaging the community and experts called on the public to be vigilant...

23. Cyprus takes vaccine message to Facebook

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-takes-vaccine-message-to-facebook

Officials from the health ministry have partnered up with health experts and a patients advocate group in order to reach out to Facebook users who may be unsure about the pandemic or have concerns about getting vaccinated...

24. Cyprus targets young adults with alms for jabs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cooks-up-alms-for-jabs-for-young-adults

The Cypriot government is expected soon to announce incentives that would encourage young people to get vaccinated, while subsidized hotel stays for those who got the jab begin later this week...

25. Safe Pass police told off by unfriendly crowd

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-police-told-off-by-unfriendly-crowd

At least two people have been arrested in connection with a bar incident in Limassol Saturday night, when police officers who went to carry out Safe Pass inspections ended up being surrounded by an unfriendly crowd...

26. Policing Safe Pass put to the test

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/policing-safe-pass-put-to-the-test

An incident in broad daylight in Nicosia has raised questions over the latest use of Safe Pass, with police keeping quiet about reports of a downtown arrest and some business owners refusing to check documents at the door...

27. Jewel sets sail fully vaccinated from Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jewel-sets-sail-fully-vaccinated-from-limassol

The Jewel of the Seas sets sail from Limassol on Saturday marking the beginning of Royal Caribbean’s return to the Mediterranean, a bold move mid-pandemic after Cypriot authorities jumped on board to offer a helping hand to an industry desperately looking for a welcoming port...

28. Cyprus cases just shy of quadruple digits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cases-just-shy-of-quadruple-digits

An unprecedented surge in covid cases in the middle of the summer has prompted officials in the Republic of Cyprus to seek more scientific guidance after new daily infections reached 993 on Thursday....

29. Cyprus raises bar for sake of normality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-raises-bar-for-sake-of-normality

The President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus has added a few finishing touches on its latest Safe Pass measures as daily COVID cases continue to rise, with the government allowing more flexibility for businesses willing to cater to people who are vaccinated...

30. Virus expert says Cyprus is doing it wrong

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/virus-expert-says-cyprus-is-doing-it-wrong

Daily cases continue to rise in the Republic of Cyprus with officials pleading with the public to adhere to health protocols, but a local expert in the private sector says the government is doing it all wrong...

X