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1. 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...

2. 30 more test positive for coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/30-more-test-positive-for-coronavirus

Coronavirus cases in the Republic of Cyprus reached 426 on Saturday after 30 more were confirmed positive for the virus....

3. Private hospitals armour up with COVID-19 protection measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/private-hospitals-armour-up-with-covid-19-protection-measures

Private hospitals are taking extensive precautions for the protection of patients and staff amid the unfolding coronavirus outbreak, the head of the private hospitals association PASIN, Savvas Kadis, said on Friday....

4. Cyprus students stranded abroad challenge legality of measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-students-stranded-abroad-challenge-legality-of-measures

Two Cypriot students stranded abroad are challenging the legality and constitutionality of the Republic of Cyprus’ restriction measures enforced amid the coronavirus outbreak, and have asked Cyprus courts to issue interim orders that would allow their repatriation....

5. Foreign Ministry in lockdown after diplomat tests positive for COVID-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-ministry-in-lockdown-after-diplomat-tests-positive-for-covid-19

A diplomat at the Foreign Ministry has tested positive for the virus, the Cyprus News Agency reported on Thursday, with the diplomat said to have come in contact with a small number of coworkers at the Ministry which was placed on lockdown on Wednesday night....

6. Flight ban extended for two weeks in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flight-ban-extended-for-two-weeks

A universal flight ban in the Republic of Cyprus was extended on Thursday for two more weeks, as health officials this week are closely monitoring the effectiveness of all measures taken on the island so far...

7. Sports betting industry crushed by coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sports-betting-industry-crushed-by-coronavirus

OPAP, Europe’s fourth-biggest betting business, has had almost all its revenue wiped out following the coronavirus pandemic lockdown measures in Greece and Cyprus, after casino operations in the Republic came to a grinding halt...

8. Good news for confined dog owners

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/good-news-for-confined-dog-owners

Bummed dog owners in the Republic of Cyprus were relieved to hear on Tuesday that walking a family pet out in the neighbourhood would not count against a person’s limit of one outing per day under tighter coronavirus measures...

9. President: stricter measures necessary, but undergoes 'severe crisis of conscience'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-stricter-measures-necessary-but-undergoes-severe-crisis-of-conscience

In a Facebook post on Tuesday President Nicos Anastasiades said he undergoes “a severe crisis of conscience” every time the Government is required to enforce stricter measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic, but said that current circumstances necessitate that tougher measures are taken....

10. Cyprus okays drugs with one big caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-okays-drugs-with-one-big-caveat

The Cypriot health minister says a special committee is moving forward with procedures to make drugs available against the COVID-19 disease, while warning that no medicines have been approved for treatment of the novel coronavirus...

11. Medical supplies to Cyprus just in time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/medical-supplies-to-cyprus-just-in-time

A thousand units of protective medical clothing from China have been delivered to Cyprus just in time on a flight from Greece, which also carried dozens of passengers who were stranded in various European cities...

12. Cyprus gets tougher with stricter bundle of measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gets-tougher-with-stricter-bundle-of-measures

Stricter measures to contain the spread of coronavirus were announced by the Health Minister on Monday as the island scrambles to curb the steadily rising deaths and infections....

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. Minister lashes out at decree violators

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-lashes-out-at-decree-violators

Cypriot Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou called on members of the public to “drastically limit their contacts in order for the effort against coronavirus to work” as police fined a record number of violations on Sunday...

15. Coronavirus death toll rises in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-death-toll-rises-in-cyprus

One more coronavirus-related death was announced on Sunday in the Republic of Cyprus, as new confirmed cases are on the rise and health professionals begin to fear the worst...

16. Help from China on the way

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/help-from-china-on-the-way

The Chinese ambassador in Nicosia says Cyprus has recently taken “powerful and appropriate” measures in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, adding that help from China is on the way...

17. Cyprus court issues first penalties for decree violations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-court-issues-first-penalties-for-decree-violations

The first two penalties were issued by a Cyprus court on Friday to violators of the decree restricting movement to the bare minimum....

18. Israel to send 50 respirators to Cyprus in exchange for chloroquine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-to-send-50-respirators-to-cyprus-in-exchange-for-chloroquine

The Republic of Cyprus will be sending a quantity of chloroquine to Israel in the next few days, with Israel to reciprocate by sending 50 respirators to the island....

19. North tries to keep tight grip on virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-tries-to-keep-tight-grip-on-virus

Reports in the north painted a bleak picture in the fight against the spread of the coronavirus, with an infected bus driver saying he was denied a test for the bug after transporting tourists to their quarantine location...

20. Cabinet approves bill allowing courts to jail violators of Covid-19 decrees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-bill-allowing-courts-to-send-violators-of-covid-19-decrees-to-prison

The Cabinet on Thursday approved a bill allowing authorities to impose €150 fines on violators of the decrees issued on the basis of the Quarantine Law, while a second bill given the green light authorizes certain cases to go to court which will be able to impose a prison sentence and/or a fine of up to €3,000....

21. Loan payments to be suspended for nine months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/loan-payments-to-be-suspended-for-nine-months

After over two weeks of discussions between the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Labor, the Central Bank, the Association of Cyprus Banks and other financial entities to minimize the impact of coronavirus on the Cyprus economy, white smoke has emerged with all parties agreeing that payoffs for all types of loans are to be suspended for nine months....

22. Police clamp down on unjustified movements

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-clamp-down-on-unjustified-movements

Police in the Republic of Cyprus have been checking motorists and pedestrians for possible curfew violations, with 123 individuals found to be in violation of a decree on movement restrictions on Wednesday...

23. President tours around capital to check lockdown compliance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-tours-around-capital-to-check-lockdown-compliance

President Nicos Anastasiades was driven around the streets of the capital to check first hand that the public was complying to the new partial curfew measures, stating he was ‘very satisfied’ with the enforcement of the stricter coronavirus protection measures....

24. Greek C-130 aircraft to carry medical supplies from China to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-greek-c-130-aircraft-to-carry-medical-supplies-from-china-to-cyprus

A Greek C-130 aircraft that will be flying to China on March 29 to load a portion of the medical supplies that the country is providing in order to assist Cyprus’ battle against Covid-19....

25. New decree enforces ban on car sales, exempts certain groups from movement ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-decree-enforces-a-ban-on-car-sales-exempts-certain-groups-from-movement-ban

26. SMS service 8998 gets the axe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-service-8998-back-in-operation

The SMS service, operated by the government to enforce movement restrictions amid the coronavirus crisis, was back up and running smoothly on Wednesday morning, while the President of the Republic has warned that a total curfew would be in place if people abuse the service...

27. Persons travelling for permitted reasons to fill in a form or send SMS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/persons-who-will-travel-for-permitted-reasons-to-fill-in-a-form-or-send-sms

During the partial curfew to be enforced at 6pm on Tuesday for three weeks, those wishing to leave their home or shelter for any of the reasons falling under the exceptions to the travel restriction must either fill in a special form or send a text message to 8998....

28. Limassol bishop pushes back mass time before lockdown enforcement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-bishop-pushes-back-mass-time-before-lockdown-enforcement

Limassol Bishop Athanasios called on the faithful to participate in church services which he said would take place earlier on Tuesday afternoon in order to avoid violating the partial curfew to be enforced at 6pm, sparking an uproar on social media....

29. Five new flu clinics open their doors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-new-flu-clinics-open-their-doors

Five new flu clinics opened their doors on Monday to examine individuals with flu symptoms that may not immediately point to coronavirus. ...

30. Police file 15 more reports against crowd ban violations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-file-15-more-reports-against-crowd-ban-violations

Over the last two days police have filed 15 reports against violations of the crowd ban decree forbidding outdoor gatherings of over 75 people, in place since early March in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus....

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