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24 January, 2021
 

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1. Rampant spread contained but Cyprus still in red zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rampant-spread-contained-but-cyprus-still-in-red-zone

Despite indications that the rampant spread of the virus has been contained, Cyprus remains in the red zone, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Thursday....

2. Cyprus places vaccine rollout hopes on AstraZeneca approval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-places-vaccine-rollout-hopes-on-astrazeneca-approval

A steady flow of the required number of vaccines depends on the EU’s approval of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, the Cypriot Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Friday. ...

3. SMS system returns as Cyprus enters three-week lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-system-returns-as-cyprus-enters-three-week-lockdown

Cyprus Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou announced the new restrictions agreed upon by the Cabinet on Friday, which include a clampdown on unnecessary movements, and social and professional gatherings....

4. Government buys time on new COVID measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-buys-time-on-new-covid-measures

The health, finance, and labour ministers of the Republic of Cyprus have been tasked to reconcile a number of issues before a Cabinet meeting on Friday, essentially stalling the announcement of new COVID measures which was expected on Thursday...

5. Cyprus holds turned thumb over lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-holds-turned-thumb-over-lockdown

Cyprus’ lockdown stance continued to remain unclear following a special meeting between experts and the health minister, with the government hinting thumbs down for a new lockdown citing economic reasons but also thumbs up for stricter measures after hospitalizations reached dangerous levels...

6. A timeline of the coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-timeline-of-the-coronavirus-pandemic-in-cyprus

The coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus, which kicked off mildly at first with double-digit daily new cases before the second wave sent the island into unprecedented terrain with hundreds of daily new cases and the healthcare system ready to give in at any given time, can be generally divided into four stages. ...

7. Healthcare system nearing its limits, Health Minister warns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/healthcare-system-nearing-its-limits-health-minister-warns

The surge in coronavirus patients has begun to put intense pressure on the healthcare system, with the Health Ministry and State Health Services (Okypy) already working on a plan to restructure how hospitals will deal with the steady influx of coronavirus patients....

8. First batch arrives in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-boxing-day-for-vaccine-in-cyprus

The first batch of vaccines reached Cyprus on Saturday, a day after Christmas, with a senior home and a referral hospital getting the first vaccinations on the island as early as Sunday...

9. Cabinet narrowly waters down measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-narrowly-waters-down-measures

The President’s Cabinet has decided to extend measures throughout the winter holidays with only slight deviations on special days, noting recent developments did not allow a further lift of restrictions aimed at combating the spread of the coronavirus...

10. Cyprus stays calm as virus unknowns remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stays-calm-but-mutation-unknowns-remain

Biontech says it is confident its COVID-19 vaccine expected within days in Cyprus would remain effective against a variant that has been spreading in Britain, but questions still remain over the effectiveness of the vaccine as mutations continue to spread...

11. Cyprus President to be among first to get Covid jab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-to-be-among-first-to-get-covid-jab

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades will be among the first citizens to receive the vaccine against Covid-19, Government Spokesman Kyriacos Koushos said Friday....

12. Cyprus to begin vaccinations on December 27

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-begin-vaccinations-on-december-27

Vaccinations in Cyprus will begin in unison with other EU member states on December 27 following approval by the European Medicines Agency (EMA)....

13. Cyprus lays out eagerly awaited vaccination plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lays-out-vaccination-plan

The Republic of Cyprus’ eagerly awaited plan for the mass vaccination of its residents against the novel coronavirus was presented on Tuesday by the health minister and Dr Olga Kalakouta....

14. Paphos mall floods with shoppers on eve of shutdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mall-floods-with-shoppers-on-eve-of-shutdown

Paphos residents flocked to the city’s mall on Thursday to buy Christmas presents before malls islandwide shut their doors as part of the tougher measures that will come into effect on Friday to curb the rampant spread of the virus. ...

15. Cyprus brings back tough measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-brings-back-tough-measures

The Cypriot government on Wednesday announced additional measures to combat the spread of coronavirus, as Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said extending current measures through New Year’s Eve was necessary due to a worsening situation...

16. Past week was the worst epidemiologically since outbreak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/past-week-was-the-worst-epidemiologically-since-outbreak

Health minister Constantinos Ioannou was the bearer of unpleasant news on Tuesday, announcing that the current epidemiological situation doesn’t appear to leave room for the planned relaxation of measures from December 14....

17. Experts mulling over holiday period restrictions suggestions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-mulling-over-holiday-period-restrictions-suggestions

Health experts are mulling over maintaining current restriction measures or making them even stricter, while the holiday period lenience that was initially announced could be scrapped if daily new cases remain at the current level....

18. Cyprus makes last ditch effort to beat virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-makes-last-ditch-effort-to-beat-virus

The latest measures against the spread of the coronavirus went into effect on Monday, including a night curfew across all districts, as calls for all citizens to be tested multiplied just before Christmas holidays...

19. New measures announced, 9pm curfew imposed islandwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-announced-9pm-curfew-imposed-islandwide

Health minister Constantinos Ioannou on Friday announced the Cabinet’s decisions on the new restrictions that will affect the Republic of Cyprus in December, with the starkest among them being an island-wide 9pm curfew....

20. Health Ministry to buy additional 400,000 rapid antigen tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-to-buy-additional-400-000-rapid-antigen-tests

The Council of Ministers has approved a proposal tabled by the Minister of Health Constantinos Ioannou for the purchase of an additional 400,000 rapid antigen tests to bolster efforts toward monitoring the island’s epidemiological situation and limiting the spread of coronavirus. ...

21. Virus continues to attack nursing homes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/virus-continues-to-attack-nursing-homes

Spokesperson for the Cyprus state health services Charalambos Charilaou told the Cyprus News Agency on Friday that the virus’ assault on nursing homes in Nicosia and Limassol is ongoing, with an estimated 25% of coronavirus patients at the Famagusta general hospital involving residents of nursing homes....

22. Minister goes on site to see tests through

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-goes-on-site-to-see-tests-through

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou says the government underestimated the number of workers who would rush to get tested to beat movement restrictions, adding that the situation was going somewhat smoothly during morning visits at two testing centres...

23. PCR deadline at roadblocks pushed back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pcr-deadline-at-roadblocks-pushed-back

The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus has pushed back the deadline for enforcing PCR result inspections at roadblocks, giving people affected by Paphos and Limassol lockdowns more time to get tested...

24. Minister makes roadblock checks random

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-orders-random-checks-at-roadblocks

Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis on Monday stepped in after reports that highways were backed up for miles due to lockdown roadblocks, saying she instructed police to carry out only random checks during peak hours...

25. District lockdowns get a false start

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/district-lockdowns-get-a-false-start

Police and the army were told to back off Thursday evening before activating roadblocks outside Limassol and Paphos, after orders from the top were put on hold to allow citizens under exception categories to get necessary documents in the morning to beat a partial lockdown expected to last until the end of the month...

26. Systems tested by slaughterhouse outbreak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/systems-tested-by-slaughterhouse-outbreak

A company that owns a slaughterhouse in rural Nicosia has until Monday to explain how 79 people were found working without proper authorization, following a coronavirus outbreak on the premises and days after the firm hinted that government officials were supplying asylum seekers for manual labour through backchannels...

27. Roadblocks as Cyprus cuts off two districts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roadblocks-as-cyprus-cuts-off-districts

Police say officers will man random checkpoints in Limassol and Paphos districts, both which have been ordered essentially isolated from the rest of the island, following new strict measures to combat a second wave of the coronavirus...

28. Partial lockdowns on Limassol, Paphos, migrant camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/partial-lockdowns-on-limassol-paphos-migrant-camps

The health minister Constantinos Ioannou announced stricter measures late on Wednesday night, with restrictions to be even harsher in the Limassol and Paphos districts that have developed into the epicentres of the island’s recent pandemic flare-up....

29. Stricter measures to follow President's address

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stricter-measures-to-follow-president-s-address

The Cabinet’s decisions on additional restriction measures to be imposed on the Cyprus public in response to the enduring spike in daily coronavirus cases will be announced on Wednesday day, when President Nicos Anastasiades will be addressing the nation....

30. Cyprus lockdown question still open-ended

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lockdown-question-still-open-ended

President Nicos Anastasiades hinted at further measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 following last weekend’s spike, but the nature and scope of a potential second lockdown remains unknown until his meets with his Cabinet on Wednesday...

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