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1. Cyprus enters second phase of GESY

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enters-second-phase-of-gesy

After a long a protracted internal battle in the Republic of Cyprus, the implementation of the second and final phase of the country’s first and only General Health System begins on Monday...

2. 42 private hospitals join phase two of Gesy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/42-private-hospitals-join-phase-two-of-gesy

The full rollout of the island’s universal healthcare system (Gesy) on Monday will take place with the participation of 42 private hospitals, with the Health Insurance Organization on Friday expressing its content after two large Nicosia hospitals, the Apollonion and Aretaeio, agreed to participate....

3. Mass deportations underway in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mass-deportations-underway-in-cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus has begun expelling foreign nationals who have been turned down for asylum, citing concerns over security threats and changing demographics due to a migration crisis...

4. President unveils new stimulus package

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-unveils-new-stimulus-package

President Nicos Anastasiades announced on Wednesday a new set of measures to support tourism, businesses, and the self-employed workers that took a hit in the coronavirus pandemic...

5. Mouth-to-mouth by lifeguards prohibited

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mouth-to-mouth-by-lifeguards-prohibited

With the island’s coronavirus outbreak still ongoing, lifeguards will only be able to deliver CPR, but not mouth-to-mouth resuscitation....

6. Return to lockdown not likely, Karayiannis says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/return-to-lockdown-not-likely-karayiannis-says

The health advisory committee is keeping a close watch on the consistent crowding observed since restrictions on movement were lifted on May 21, but committee member Petros Karayiannis said lockdown measures won’t be reinstated unless Cyprus returns to a state where around 30-40 new coronavirus cases are announced over consecutive days....

7. Cyprus comes together to put out fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-comes-together-to-put-out-fires

Authorities on both sides of divided Cyprus were battling with fires over the weekend, with students in the north ordered to evacuate their dorms and residents in the south grabbing garden hoses to put out flames in their backyards...

8. Health advisors propose Cyprus government moves forward with phase two

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-health-advisors-propose-cyprus-government-moves-forward-with-phase-two

New coronavirus cases in the Republic maintained their low streak on Friday as just three new cases were confirmed, but experts speaking at the Health Ministry’s daily briefing said the coming days are crucial as students are set to return to school....

9. President seeks input ahead of big decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-seeks-input-ahead-of-big-decision

A crucial event is taking place on Friday at the Presidential Palace, as the epidemiological taskforce is meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades to assess the situation on the ground and the next steps in easing lockdown restrictions...

10. Turkey defends Larnaca-bound flight decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-defends-action-over-larnaca-bound-plane

Ankara says a Larnaca-bound plane never submitted a timely request to fly through Turkish airspace, accusing the Republic of Cyprus of using the pandemic to score points for political gain...

11. Pressure mounting on T/C leadership to reopen checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pressure-mounting-toward-t-c-leadership-for-reopening-of-checkpoints

Several Turkish Cypriot groups are stepping up pressure toward the leadership in the north to reopen checkpoints as soon as possible, given that the coronavirus pandemic appears to be fully recovering on both sides of the divide....

12. Medical supplies arrive after eventful flight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/medical-supplies-arrive-after-eventful-flight

Another huge load of medical supplies from China was delivered to the Republic of Cyprus on Wednesday, after an “adventurous” flight on a Russian aircraft that did not have enough fuel to make it in one go...

13. Data shows Cyprus can move ahead with phase two of exit plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/data-shows-cyprus-can-confidently-move-into-phase-two-of-relaxation-of-measures

Data collected so far on the island’s unfolding coronavirus pandemic indicate that the Cyprus government can move into the second phase of the gradual relaxation of restriction measures, member of the scientific group advising the government, Constantinos Tsioutis said Wednesday....

14. North and south touch base on coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-and-south-touch-base-on-coronavirus

A bicommunal technical committee on health was set to convene on Wednesday to discuss the situation pertaining to the coronavirus outbreak across Cyprus, while it was not clear whether meeting would include discussion on re-opening checkpoints...

15. Teachers refuse to livestream their classrooms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teachers-refuse-to-livestream-their-classrooms

Public school teachers in the classroom remain firm on their refusal to live stream lessons online, saying it would be unproductive and dangerous, while reports point to a fear over internet memes...

16. 26 construction sites shut down for non-compliance with health protocols

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/26-construction-sites-shut-down-for-non-compliance-with-health-protocols

Since the construction sector was permitted to resume operation on Monday, 26 construction sites have so far been forced to shut down after inspections revealed they completely failed to adhere to health and safety protocols in place as the island is still grappling with the pandemic....

17. Minister keeps bus drivers on their toes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-keeps-bus-drivers-on-their-toes

Transport Minister Yiannis karousos made an unannounced visit to a bus transit location on Friday to experience firsthand the implementation of public health guidelines...

18. EU governments risk clash with EU exec in bid to save tourism season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-governments-risk-clash-with-eu-exec-in-bid-to-save-tourism-season

European Union governments risk a clash with the EU executive arm over their support for travel firms issuing vouchers for cancelled holiday deals without giving customers the option of cash refunds as required by EU law, diplomats said....

19. Outpatient clinics to reopen doors in a couple of days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/outpatient-clinics-to-reopen-doors-in-a-couple-of-days

Outpatient clinics at the island’s state hospitals are expected to reopen their doors to patients in a couple of days, with the state health services finalizing operation protocols to ensure the protection of patients and medical staff alike....

20. Report draws attention to migrant centres

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-draws-attention-to-migrant-centres

A report published this week by Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou-Lottides takes stock of current conditions in migrant facilities in the Republic of Cyprus, pointing out medical challenges, problems associated with weather, and asylum issues...

21. Turkey: ‘Maximalist and uncompromising attitude’ of Greece and Cyprus threatens regional peace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-‘maximalist-and-uncompromising-attitude-of-greece-and-cyprus-threatens-regional-peace

Turkey has reacted to Greece’s condemnation Tuesday of the country’s newly declared drilling within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and continental shelf of the Republic of Cyprus....

22. Nicosia youth who lost fingers speaks out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/youth-who-lost-fingers-speaks-out

A teenager, who blew off three of his fingers after a firework tube exploded in his hand, took to social media to warn his peers against the use of illegal pyrotechnics...

23. Future for rescued refugees in north unknown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/future-of-rescued-refugees-in-north-unknown

The fate of 175 Syrian refugees, trapped in the north of the island amid the coronavirus pandemic, remains unknown while a human rights group is calling on Greek Cypriot authorities to take them in...

24. World remains cautious over chloroquine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-remains-cautious-over-chloroquine

The US Food and Drug Administration is a step closer to a potential approval of chloroquine for treatment against Covid-19, while more doubts over the drug’s effectiveness and concerns over lethal side effects continue to pop up around the globe...

25. Sustainability the key word in approach against COVID-19, says Swedish Ambassador

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sustainability-the-key-word-in-approach-against-covid-19-says-swedish-ambassador

Sweden’s Ambassador in Nicosia Anders Hagelberg has spoken of the need for a sustainable approach as regards dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak and has noted that one cannot compare the measures taken in different countries, as each one has different social and family structures in place....

26. We will defeat our shared pandemic enemy and rise stronger in its wake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/we-will-defeat-our-shared-pandemic-enemy-and-rise-stronger-in-its-wake

The story of U.S. leadership in the global battle against Covid-19 is a story of days, months, and decades. Every day, new U.S. technical and material assistance arrives in hospitals and labs around the world. These efforts, in turn, build on a decades-long foundation of American expertise, generosity, and planning that is unmatched in history....

27. UNHCR steps in to ensure refugees in Cyprus receive proper protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-steps-in-to-ensure-refugees-in-cyprus-receive-proper-protection

The UNHCR office in Cyprus has stressed that refugees must be included in the government’s planning and response to the Covid-19 pandemic, offering hands-on solutions to the myriad problems in the government’s handling of refugee and asylum procedures that have only been exacerbated by the current crisis....

28. Critical medical supplies delivered to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flight-from-china-lands-in-cyprus

An Aegean flight from China touched down in Larnaca on Saturday night, carrying medical supplies including personal protective equipment urgently needed by health workers in the Republic of Cyprus...

29. Cypriot health minister speaks from the heart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-health-minister-speaks-from-the-heart

Cyprus Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou says that his responsibility and that of the government is to protect people’s health, adding it is an obligation stemming from the Constitution as well as his own conscience...

30. 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....

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