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1. Cyprus expected to land UK green list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expected-to-land-uk-green-list

EasyJet CEO Johan Lundgren said in comments published on Friday in the British press that Greece and Cyprus were expected to be among countries to enter a so-called Green List of the British Ministry of Transport as of May 17...

2. Minister says Cyprus facing ‘fragile situation’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-cyprus-facing-‘fragile-situation

Cypriot Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou is urging people to comply with health measures, saying the epidemiological outlook in the country remains fragile and the situation could get out of control...

3. Cypriot Cabinet gets AstraZeneca ‘group shot’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-cabinet-gets-astrazeneca-‘group-shot

Members of the President’s Cabinet got the AstraZeneca shot in front of cameras on Thursday, in a publicity stunt aimed at boosting confidence among members of the public...

4. Vaccinated and survivors can roam free

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-and-survivors-can-roam-free

The health ministry has updated the guidance on rules for known contacts of coronavirus cases, saying vaccinated people and COVID survivors who beat the bug do not need to adhere to self-isolation guidelines...

5. We are committed to seeing EastMed through

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-committed-to-seeing-eastmed-through

Israel's cooperation with Egypt and the strengthening of relations with other Gulf states contribute to peace, while enabling Israel and Cyprus to work together with other friendly nations, Sammy Revel says in an interview with Kathimerini...

6. US puts J&J shot on ‘pause’ as deliveries start across EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-puts-j-j-shot-on-‘pause-as-deliveries-start-across-eu

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration have recommended that use of the Johnson & Johnson single-dose Covid-19 vaccine be put on “pause,” pending an investigation into reports of potentially “dangerous” clots....

7. Cyprus mulling restrictions on AstraZeneca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-also-mulling-restrictions-on-astrazeneca-vaccine

Cyprus is considering restrictions similar to those adopted by Greece and the United Kingdom for the AstraZeneca vaccine, as European health authorities continue to investigate reports of rare blood clots linked to the shot...

8. Covid cases, patients to get to vote through mobile units

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-cases-patients-to-get-to-vote-through-mobile-units

The House interior committee gave a green light Monday for setting up mobile voting units for confirmed coronavirus cases in isolation, with the bill being passed on to the plenum for a final vote...

9. More than half of Cyprus nursing staff opt out of jab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-half-of-cyprus-nursing-staff-opt-out-of-jab

Less than half of total nursing staff at public hospitals have opted to get vaccinated against coronavirus, state health services organisation spokesperson Charalambos Charilaou said....

10. 2021 KPMG CEO Outlook Pulse Survey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/2021-kpmg-ceo-outlook-pulse-survey

11. Ministry says Cyprus under new wave of hospital admissions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-says-cyprus-under-new-wave-of-hospital-admissions

The number of coronavirus cases being detected in Cyprus has been rising consistently over the past two weeks, while hospitals have also seen increasing numbers of patients under 60 being admitted, a new national surveillance report published Friday showed. ...

12. Cyprus tourism hopes crushed as Jet2 pulls plug

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tourism-hit-after-jet2-pulls-plug

Jet2 says it will suspend flights and holidays until at least 23 June citing uncertainty over London’s travel proposals, making the decision yet another British hit on Cyprus tourism expectations...

13. Cypriot minister thanks heavy metal band

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-thanks-heavy-metal-band

Heavy metal band Sabaton got high praise from Cypriot Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos this week over the Swedish group’s running their merchandise operations on the island, with the group saying they had some tips to speed up deliveries...

14. EU court backs Czech Republic's requirement to vaccinate children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-court-backs-czech-republic-s-requirement-to-vaccinate-children

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) accepts the Czech Republic’s position on mandatory vaccinations for children, it said in a landmark ruling on Thursday that rebuffed parents’ complaints that the government violated their rights....

15. Cyprus stands behind AstraZeneca vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stands-behind-astrazeneca-vaccine

Authorities in the Republic of Cyprus have resumed the vaccination program using the AstraZeneca vaccine, after EMA said benefits outweigh the risks, with the health minister criticizing fellow member states for creating confusion by not sticking to plan...

16. IMF: Withdrawal of support measures should be gradual

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/imf-withdrawal-of-support-measures-should-be-gradual

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission met virtually with the Cypriot authorities from March 8–29, 2021 to discuss recent economic developments and policy priorities on the island. In an interview with Kathimerini Cyprus, IMF mission chief for Cyprus, Anita Tuladhar, said the longer the recovery period in sectors related to tourism, the greater the chance that permanent scars will remain in the economy of Cyprus. Tuladhar also noted the importance of state-sponsored programs to support the economy....

17. Cyprus expecting 60,000 Covid doses this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expecting-60-000-doses-this-week

18. Greece makes self test kits available this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-makes-self-testing-kits-available-this-week

The first batch of do-it-yourself Covid-19 tests will be distributed to an estimated 11,000 pharmacies across Greece as of Tuesday, after being shipped into the country over the weekend...

19. Nicosia, Larnaca showing climbing positivity rate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-larnaca-showing-climbing-positivity-rate

A national surveillance report published Friday indicated a climbing positivity rate in Nicosia and Larnaca, and despite a small drop in Limassol the district continues to be by far the most epidemiologically burdened district....

20. Cyprus appears upbeat in tourism challenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-appears-upbeat-in-tourism-challenge

Cypriot tourism officials are finding several reasons to be optimistic following resumption of flights and easing of restrictions, but industry experts find it a little harder to put on a brave face...

21. Cabinet approves €250m supplementary pandemic budget

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-€250m-supplementary-pandemic-budget

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a supplementary budget of €250 million to cover needs arising from the handling of the pandemic. ...

22. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

23. How can digital government connect citizens without leaving the disconnected behind?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/how-can-digital-government-connect-citizens-without-leaving-the-disconnected-behind

Governments should focus on inclusive digitalisation by improving digital literacy and promoting virtual interaction, and this could be achieved by providing digital resources like laptops and tablets in order to get people online and run programs to improve the digital skills...

24. President meets with EU Health Commissioner in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-meets-with-eu-health-commissioner-in-nicosia

President Nicos Anastasiades met with the EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides on Monday to discuss EU efforts to combat the Covid-19 pandemic....

25. Cyprus urges public to use Covid tracer app

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-urges-public-to-use-covid-tracer-app

The Republic of Cyprus’ health ministry is calling on the public to use the CoVTracer-EN, the country’s national application for mobile phones, in a bid to avoid congestion and contribute to the containment of daily coronavirus infections...

26. Kids get less invasive nasal swab tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kids-get-less-invasive-nasal-swab-tests

Rapid tests for kids including high school students will be less uncomfortable starting Monday, following a decision by health ministry officials amid criticism over discomfort experienced by youngsters during nasopharyngeal testing...

27. Government spokesman tests positive for Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-spokesman-tests-positive-for-covid

Government spokesman Kyriakos Koushos said Friday that a PCR test confirmed he was positive for coronavirus. ...

28. Biden: I have not given up on the Cyprus issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-i-have-not-given-up-on-the-cyprus-issue

US President Joe Biden has pledged that he has not given up on the Cyprus issue...

29. Cyprus airports ready to welcome thousands of arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airports-ready-to-welcome-thousands-of-arrivals

Cyprus airports are ready to welcome thousands of passengers and an increased number of flights as of mid-May, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said Wednesday....

30. Minister links hospitalization spike to carnival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-links-hospitalization-spike-to-carnival

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou says a jump in hospitalizations involving intensive care treatment for COVID-19 was the result of carnival celebrations some ten days ago...

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