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1. Alligator gar fish discovered dead in dam in north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-alligator-discovered-dead-in-dam-in-north

An alligator gar fish (Atractosteus spatula) that was found dead at a dam in the north was imported there illegally, authorities in the north said Monday....

2. Cyprus the highest climber in IMD 2020 World Competitiveness Ranking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-the-highest-climber-in-imd-2020-world-competitiveness-ranking

Cyprus was the highest climber in the 2020 IMD World Competitiveness Rankings, marking an improvement in all four categories that make up the overall ranking....

3. Government announces rules for crossing checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/govt-announces-rules-for-crossing-checkpoints

The Cyprus government on Friday announced the special rules that will apply for those groups permitted to move through crossing points as of June 8, but it remains unclear whether the ‘government’ in the north will be following through on the agreement between President Nicos Anastasiades and the Turkish Cypriot leader....

4. Communion ritual unchanged in Orthodox Church despite virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/communion-ritual-unchanged-in-orthodox-church-despite-virus

One by one, the children and adults line up for the centuries-old ritual of Holy Communion, trying to keep a proper social distance. The priest dips a spoon into the chalice of bread and wine, which the faithful believe is the body and blood of Christ, and puts it into the mouth of the first person in line....

5. Pandemic highlighted urgency of tackling climate challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-highlighted-urgency-of-tackling-climate-challenges

While the coronavirus crisis has highlighted our vulnerabilities as a globally connected society, the recognition of the need to stabilize our climate and protect biodiversity preceded the current crisis by many years, Wolfgang Cramer, Scientific Co-Director of the Mediterranean Institute of Marine and Terrestrial Biodiversity and Ecology (IMBE), said Friday....

6. Students, teachers to be educated on e-learning methods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/students-teachers-to-be-educated-on-e-learning-methods

The first classes to be offered to primary and middle school students once back at school will focus on distance learning as a method of education, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou said Tuesday....

7. WHO: Coronavirus likely of bat origin, no sign of lab production

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-coronavirus-likely-of-bat-origin-no-sign-of-lab-production

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that all available evidence suggests the novel coronavirus originated in animals in China late last year and was not manipulated or produced in a laboratory....

8. Paphos mayor: Government should regulate 'black market pricing' of COVID-19 tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mayor-government-should-end-black-market-pricing-of-covid-19-tests

Condemning the fact that some are taking advantage of the health crisis and making extraordinary profits, Paphos Mayor Phedonas Phedonos demanded on Friday that the government moves to set the price of coronavirus lab tests through a decree....

9. 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....

10. Tracking app promoted to combat pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tracking-app-promoted-to-combat-pandemic

An EU-funded research centre in the Republic of Cyprus is calling on people to install a new app called CovTracer to help limit the spread of coronavirus, amid concerns regarding privacy and effectiveness of tracking applications...

11. Tenth person succumbs to COVID-19 infection, total cases rise to 356

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tenth-person-succumbs-to-covid-19-infection-total-cases-rise-to-356

The coronavirus death toll rose to 10 in the Republic on Thursday after a woman who was being treated in the Limassol General Hospital ICU succumbed to the infection, while 36 new cases were confirmed....

12. Private Paphos hospital halts admissions after rapid tests emerge positive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/private-paphos-hospital-halts-admissions-after-rapid-tests-emerge-positive

A routine rapid test for coronavirus conducted at the Blue Cross Medical Centre in Paphos for preventative reasons emerged positive for one patient and two members of staff, with the hospital undergoing disinfection and halting patient admissions....

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. Over four thousand Covid-19 tests conducted so far

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-4000-covid-19-test-conducted-so-far

The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics has carried out over 4,000 coronavirus tests so far, its Chief Executive Medical Director Leonidas Phylactou told the Cyprus News Agency on Thursday, adding that samples are continuously arriving at the Institute for tests....

16. British Bases 'hand in hand' with Republic of Cyprus in Covid-19 battle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-bases-hand-in-hand-with-republic-of-cyprus-in-covid-19-battle

The British Bases in Cyprus go hand in hand with the Republic of Cyprus in the fight against the spread of COVID-19, SBA Administrator, Major General Rob Thomson, said on Thursday, noting that the Bases have been implementing the exact same measures as the ones adopted by the Republic of Cyprus....

17. Cyprus sees two more Covid-19 deaths, eight more test positive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-cyprus-sees-two-more-covid-19-deaths-eight-more-test-positive

Two more coronavirus cases died on Tuesday, while eight more have tested positive for the virus....

18. 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....

19. Confirmed coronavirus cases rise to 64 in Republic of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/confirmed-coronavirus-cases-rise-to-64-in-republic-of-cyprus

Nine more people tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, the Health Ministry confirmed, raising the total to 64 in the Republic of Cyprus, 37 of which were infected after close contact with confirmed cases....

20. Medical authorities scramble to stay afloat in coronavirus outbreak turmoil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/medical-authorities-scramble-to-stay-afloat-in-coronavirus-outbreak-turmoil

A 47-year-old confirmed coronavirus carrier who developed respiratory distress syndrome while under the watch of Famagusta General Hospital medics will be transferred to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Limassol General....

21. 13 new COVID-19 cases confirmed - figure rises to 54 islandwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/13-new-covid-19-cases-confirmed-figure-rises-to-54-islandwide

The Institute of Neurology and Genetics confirmed on Monday that 13 more people tested positive for coronavirus, raising the total figure to 46 in the south, with cases remaining stable at six in the north, and two in the British Bases....

22. Seven new COVID-19 cases confirmed Friday night

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-new-covid-19-cases-confirmed-friday-night

Seven new coronavirus cases were confirmed late on Friday night, raising the total figure to 26 across the divide....

23. Trump declares coronavirus outbreak a national emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-declares-coronavirus-outbreak-a-national-emergency

President Donald Trump said Friday he was declaring a national emergency -- "two very big words" -- to free up $50 billion in federal resources to combat coronavirus, part of a raft of new measures Trump hopes can bring a roiling health crisis under control....

24. Confirmed coronavirus cases rise to seven

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/confirmed-coronavirus-cases-rise-to-seven

Cyprus recorded a new confirmed case of coronavirus on Thursday, involving a person who had recently returned from the UK....

25. Spike in coronavirus cases expected, CING Molecular Virology head says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spike-in-coronavirus-cases-expected-cing-molecular-virology-head-says

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases will now begin to rise, the head of the Molecular Virology department of the Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Christina Christodoulou, said on Thursday, noting that a constant flow of samples are coming in to be checked from across the island....

26. Four more people test positive for corornavirus in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-more-people-test-positive-for-corornavirus-in-cyprus

Four new cases of coronavirus were confirmed on Wednesday, raising the figure to seven across the divide....

27. Some 100 samples being checked for coronavirus, cases expected to rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-100-samples-being-checked-for-coronavirus-cases-expected-to-rise

Some 80 to 100 blood samples are awaiting lab tests for coronavirus at the Institute of Neurology and Genetics, while samples will be taken anew from several of 152 persons who had come in contact with a confirmed case but tested negative for the virus on Tuesday....

28. Coronavirus measures under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-measures-under-scrutiny

Health measures rolled out on the island were the topic of conversation on Wednesday morning, as more people who came in contact with a Nicosia-based infected doctor tested negative for the coronavirus...

29. Nicosia schools temporarily closed as coronavirus measures stepped up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-schools-temporarily-suspended-as-coronavirus-measures-stepped-up

Schools across the Nicosia district were temporarily suspended on Tuesday, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou announced. ...

30. Cyprus preparing for influx of arrivals during Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-preparing-for-influx-of-arrivals-during-easter

Cyprus authorities are preparing for all possible scenarios in relation to the spread of coronavirus ahead of the Easter holidays next month, when more people are expected to travel. ...

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