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1. EU recommends 9-month limit on Covid-19 vaccine validity for travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-recommends-9-month-limit-on-covid-19-vaccine-validity-for-travel

European Union residents will need to have COVID-19 vaccine booster jabs if they want to travel to another country in the bloc next summer, according to a proposal set to be announced by the European Commission on Thursday....

2. Cyprus pushes for more favorable travel guidelines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pushes-for-more-favorable-travel-guidelines

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela is pushing Brussels to modify the EU traffic light system or scrap it altogether, saying the criteria currently in place disfavor Cyprus...

3. Cyprus to remain in the red zone for another week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-remain-in-the-red-zone-for-another-week

According to the latest map released on Thursday by the ECDC, Cyprus will remain in the red zone for another week....

4. 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...

5. Cyprus ‘out of sequence’ as daily cases jump

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-‘out-of-sequence-as-cases-jump

The Cypriot government’s health advisory team has been summoned back to the Presidential Palace following a huge spike of daily COVID cases over the weekend, with critics pointing fingers to the alienated squad as frustration continues to grow over the management of the pandemic...

6. Cyprus turned topsy-turvy after mutation news

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-turned-topsy-turvy-over-mutation-news

Clusters amongst partygoers and highly contagious infections undetected for several weeks have emerged in the Republic of Cyprus, causing headaches for officials who are now going through guest lists line by line to track down hundreds of people before it is too late...

7. Vaxxed doc treated for infection in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaxxed-doc-treated-for-infection-in-cyprus

A doctor in Limassol, who is said to have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, is out of any immediate danger after being hospitalized with a coronavirus infection, as fear and confusion about the rise of variants continue to muddle the government’s message...

8. Cypriot minister vies for UK's green status

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-vies-for-uk-s-green-status

Cypriot deputy tourism minister Savvas Perdios has been trying to sway British officials towards including his country on the UK’s green list, following a recent improvement of the epidemiological situation on the island that could still be argued either way in London...

9. Cyprus on alert over 'aggressive mutations'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-alert-over-aggressive-mutations

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou says chances remain that the Indian and South African mutations detected on the island last month may spread into the community, adding that vaccinations were the only way to stop the spread of the 'aggressive variants'...

10. Cyprus confirms Indian and S.A. mutations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-confirms-indian-and-south-african-mutations

The Republic of Cyprus has been notified by ECDC that a number of coronavirus cases have tested positive for a mutation known as the Indian variant, believed to be twice as dangerous but others say not so...

11. Cyprus updates risk-based travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/3-cyprus-updates-risk-based-travel-list

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological unit issued an updated risk-based classification of countries on Monday, with changes to come into effect on April 8....

12. Over half of Cyprus population to get jab by June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-half-of-cyprus-population-to-get-jab-by-june

By June, over 60% of Cyprus’ adult population wishing to the coronavirus jab will be vaccinated, the deputy head of the state health services Dr Olga Kalakouta said....

13. Cyprus holding on to first place in EU for Covid testing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-holding-on-to-first-place-in-eu-for-covid-testing

Cyprus remains first among European countries as regards the testing of its population for Covid and in fifth place in terms of its vaccination rollout....

14. Report shows numbers behind Limassol Covid headache

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-shows-numbers-behind-limassol-covid-headache

The positivity rate for Covid-19 is rising in Cyprus on a weekly basis, particularly in the Limassol district where it stands at 1.3%, according to the National Surveillance Report published Friday and containing data until March 16....

15. UK variant gaining ground in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-variant-gaining-ground-in-cyprus

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou expressed concern over the spread of the British coronavirus variant in Cyprus, issuing a fresh call to the public to comply with measures in place to contain the pandemic so that "the worst scenario can be averted."...

16. Rapid test results under fire again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rapid-tests-under-fire-again

Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides says a second PCR test came back negative, giving rise to further debate over the reliability of rapid test results, with a health expert also raising questions over the use of the method in Cyprus...

17. More than quarter of Cyprus Covid-19 cases are UK variant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-quarter-of-cyprus-covid-19-cases-are-uk-variant

More than a quarter of Covid-19 cases detected in Cyprus are of a highly contagious variant of the virus first identified in Britain last autumn and may explain a recent spike, authorities said on Thursday....

18. Cyprus a step away from the 100,000 jab mark

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-a-step-away-from-the-100-000-jab-mark

A total of 22,808 appointments will open up on Tuesday on the vaccination portal, who people aged 67 and over to be given priority....

19. The bet that Cyprus is winning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-bet-that-cyprus-is-winning

The decision taken yesterday by Germany’s Standing Committee on Vaccination (STIKO) to allow the administration of the AstraZeneca vaccine to those aged over 65 years old was met with strong reactions domestically due to the bad reputation built up for the vaccine by the early statements of German officials on the efficacy of the specific jab....

20. Report shows Limassol covid situation not improving

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-shows-limassol-coronavirus-situation-not-improving

A total of 2,340 coronavirus cases were diagnosed in Cyprus between February 17 and March 2, with the 14-day cumulative diagnosis rate increasing to 263.5 per 100,000 population....

21. Cyprus response to pandemic gets tested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-response-to-pandemic-gets-tested

Another pandemic death was recorded Tuesday in the Republic of Cyprus, as critical voices against the government’s response continue to multiply calling for fewer tests and more vaccinations...

22. 70% of cases detected over past two weeks from Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/70-of-cases-detected-over-past-two-weeks-from-limassol

Almost 70% of all coronavirus cases diagnosed in the last 14 days were detected in Limassol, a new national surveillance report published by the Health Ministry on Friday showed....

23. Cyprus moving forward with more relaxations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-moving-forward-with-more-relaxations

The Cabinet on Thursday agreed to move forward with a steady lifting of restrictions, as starting Monday each week will see additional relaxations culminating in the lifting of restrictions on food and drink businesses on March 16....

24. Limassol cops shut down birthday party

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-cops-shut-down-birthday-party

Twenty people including young children attending a birthday party were spotted at a restaurant in Limassol, with police issuing over a dozen fines and a citation to the business owner for violating emergency health laws...

25. Almost 20,000 get both vaccine doses in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/almost-20-000-get-both-vaccine-doses-in-cyprus

Figures published by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) covering the period up to February 14 placed Cyprus in second place among EU member states for the vaccination of groups aged over 80 years old....

26. Limassol keeping Cyprus out of Covid safe zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-keeping-cyprus-out-of-covid-safe-zone

Cyprus remains above the safety threshold of 150 coronavirus cases per 100,000 people, despite a drop in the diagnosed cases, recording a cumulative impact of 164.3 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the two-week period between February 3-16....

27. Cyprus aiming for herd immunity by June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aiming-for-herd-immunity-by-june

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said if Cyprus’ vaccination plan sticks to schedule then the island will achieve herd immunity by June, by which time some 500,000 people will get the jab against coronavirus....

28. Cyprus ranks second in EU for population testing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ranks-second-in-eu-in-testing

Cyprus maintained its high ranking among EU member states in terms of coronavirus population testing, with the island counting 1.5 million tests conducted since the outbreak of the pandemic last March....

29. Cyprus second in EU for coronavirus testing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-second-in-eu-for-coronavirus-testing

Cyprus ranks second among 29 European countries in coronavirus tests per 100,000 people, according to figures released by European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) on Friday....

30. Cyprus in ECDC red category

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-in-ecdc-red-category

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) marked Cyprus in its red category along with most other EU countries, indicating that daily new coronavirus cases amount to 150 (or more) per 100,000 people....

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