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1. Cyprus enters third phase of new normal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enters-third-phase-of-new-normal

Swimming pools opened to the public on Friday in the Republic of Cyprus, marking the beginning of the third phase of a plan to ease restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic...

2. Cyprus must remain successful in battle against virus, Health Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-must-remain-successful-in-battle-against-virus-health-minister-says

Cyprus has been successful so far in controlling COVID-19 but needs to remain so, said Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou, noting that the EU must improve the overall quality of its healthcare services to be better positioned to deal with issues like COVID-19 in the future....

3. Decision to postpone weddings until September 'political'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/decision-to-postpone-weddings-until-september-political

Though many were disappointed to hear that wedding and baptism ceremonies won’t be permitted to take place until September, and though the health advisory committee suggested these could resume from as early as June 25, committee member Petros Karayiannis said the government made the right move in taking the political decision....

4. Cabinet approves new round of 10,000 tests targeting employees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-round-of-10-000-tests-targeting-employees-approved

The Cabinet on Wednesday gave a green light for the government to fund an additional 10,000 coronavirus tests that will target employees of additional businesses that are gradually resuming operation as the island steadily lifts restrictions....

5. Government presses fast forward on relaxation of restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-presses-fast-forward-on-relaxation-of-restrictions

The Cabinet on Wednesday gave the green light for the relaxation of certain restrictions faster than what was initially anticipated, given that Cyprus appears to have reacted well to the gradual lifting of lockdown measures so far....

6. 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...

7. Sir Stelios wages battle against board

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sir-stelios-wages-battle-against-board

EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou had some harsh words to say about the company’s finance director, with the Greek Cypriot billionaire renewing his call to whistleblowers to help with useful information to scrap an Airbus deal...

8. Republic of Cyprus starts its biggest engine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/republic-of-cyprus-starts-its-biggest-engine

A new presidential address to the nation on Wednesday is expected to set the tone as the Republic of Cyprus is gearing up for the summer season but debate over health concerns and social distancing still rages on...

9. Cyprus adds another coronavirus death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adds-another-coronavirus-death

Another coronavirus-linked death was recorded in the Republic of Cyprus on Sunday, raising the Covid-19 death toll to 26 across the divided island with new infections continuing to pop up in the south...

10. Zero new cases 'a utopia', Health Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zero-new-cases-a-utopia-health-minister-says

There’s no perfect recipe that’s been implemented across the world to get out of the lockdown successfully, the Health Minister said Tuesday, noting that we shouldn’t be concerned that we haven’t seen days with zero new cases, as that would be “utopian”....

11. Lifting restrictions signal progress, but concerns high over relapse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lifting-of-restrictions-sign-of-progress-but-concerns-high-over-relapse

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Wednesday that with the island moving toward recovering from the coronavirus outbreak, the gradual lifting of measures set to begin next week is a testament of the progress being made, but it also a source of intense concern over a potential relapse....

12. New round of 20,000 tests on employees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-round-of-20-000-tests-on-employees

The Cabinet on Wednesday agreed to launch a new round of testing for employees of businesses that are set to resume operations as part of government plans to steadily ease restriction measures....

13. Police take good news with grain of salt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-take-good-news-with-grain-of-salt

Police in the Republic of Cyprus say they remain vigilant during the pandemic lockdown, concerned that signals for a possible lift of restrictive measures could make people feel less obligated to comply...

14. Latest data pave way to ease virus curbs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/latest-data-pave-way-to-ease-virus-curbs

The government of the Republic of Cyprus got thumbs up from local health experts, paving the way for administration officials to take decisions as early as next week to start loosening restriction measures...

15. First easing of restriction measures probably on May 4, Health Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-easing-of-restriction-measures-probably-on-may-4-health-minister-says

If the situation continues down its current course, we can expect the first loosening of restriction measures to take place on May 4, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Friday....

16. Health Minister hopes restrictions scrapped within three months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-hopes-cyprus-will-be-restrictions-free-in-2-3-months

17. Cypriots told to 'mask up' this summer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-told-to-mask-up-this-summer

The use of face masks is recommended but not required in the Republic of Cyprus, while Turkish Cypriots in the north are being told medical masks are mandatory during Ramadan...

18. Health Minister: Gradual easing of measures every two weeks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-gradual-easing-of-measures-every-two-weeks

Restriction measures will be gradually loosened every two weeks, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou told state broadcaster CyBC on Wednesday morning....

19. Chloroquine hype begins to wane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chloroquine-hype-begins-to-wane

More doubts over chloroquine emerged this week, with new studies pointing to high risks and a US top health official saying he was fired after being pressured to direct money towards the “game changer” drug...

20. 9 million masks arriving in the coming weeks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/9-million-masks-arriving-in-the-coming-weeks

Some nine million masks will be arriving on the island within the coming weeks, the Health Ministry announced on Thursday....

21. President to address nation Thursday evening

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-to-address-nation-thursday-evening

President Nicos Anastasiades will be addressing the nation anew on Thursday at 6.15pm....

22. 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...

23. Government revising price cap on antiseptics, masks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-government-revising-price-cap-on-antiseptics-masks

The government announced on Monday that it was revising the price cap it placed last month on antiseptics and surgical masks, as growing international demand is constantly bringing price fluctuations resulting in local shortages....

24. To wear or not to wear

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/to-wear-or-not-to-wear

Recommendations on the use of face masks vary in the Republic of Cyprus, in the midst of a full-blown coronavirus pandemic, with members of the public essentially making that call based on the latest information they can find...

25. Health expert estimates Cyprus may be free of virus by early May

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-expert-estimates-cyprus-may-be-free-of-virus-by-early-may

Health expert Leondios Kostrikis estimated on Friday that judging by the progression of the island’s coronavirus curve, we should be free of the virus by early May, though the timeframe depends on the effectiveness of the measures taken, the public’s response, and the elimination of imported cases....

26. President: Lockdown measures extended until end of April

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-measures-extended-until-end-of-april

Lockdown and other measures in place to contain the coronavirus outbreak will be extended until April 30, with no exceptions to be made during the Orthodox Easter period, President Nicos Anastasiades said in his televised national address on Wednesday night....

27. New coronavirus ward going up at Nicosia General Hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-coronavirus-ward-going-up-at-nicosia-general-hospital

The government is moving to build a new ward at the Nicosia General Hospital that will exclusively treat coronavirus cases, with the ward expected to be ready by early May....

28. Cyprus in the mix as world seeks cure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-in-the-mix-as-world-seeks-cure

An Israeli military aircraft has delivered five tons of chloroquine to Cyprus this week, amid reports of secret wars over limited access to the drug but also uncertainty over its effectiveness in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic...

29. 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...

30. 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...

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