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29 January, 2022
 

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1. Science wars continue over Cyprus’ DeltaCron

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/science-wars-continue-over-cyprus-deltacron

A recent study in Cyprus that made global headlines over a possible discovery of a mutation dubbed DeltaCron has been brought into question, with experts suggesting contamination in the lab could likely explain the new strain’s omicron-like genetic signatures within the delta genomes...

2. Minister of Health reassures public on new 'Deltacron' variant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-of-health-reassures-public-on-new-deltacron-variant

Minister of Health Michael Hadjipantela said on Saturday that Deltacron, a new variant of COVID-19 found in Cyprus, was not something to worry about....

3. 'If necessary more measures will be taken to handle Omicron variant', Health Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/if-necessary-more-measures-will-be-taken-to-handle-omicron-variant-health-minister-says

"If necessary we will take measures to manage the Omicron mutation after we confer with our experts", said Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas today in statements after the opening of the new wing for post-COVID patients at Eden Resort in Tersefanou village....

4. 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/75th-anniversary-of-the-fullbright-program

The US Embassy held a reception yesterday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright program....

5. Vaxxed woman in Cyprus dies from blood clot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaxxed-woman-in-cyprus-dies-from-blood-clot

A British woman passed away on the weekend while she was receiving thrombolytic therapy in Cyprus, following her vaccination against COVID earlier this month, with officials admitting a link but unable to pinpoint what exactly may have caused the blood clot...

6. Vaxxed woman in serious condition in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-woman-in-serious-condition-in-cyprus

A woman in Cyprus was hospitalized this week with a rare case of a clotting event following her vaccination against COVID-19, with local media criticizing state authorities over lack of information...

7. Doc wants govt to come clean about AstraZeneca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-wants-officials-come-clean-about-astrazeneca

A local well-known health expert has called on officials in the Republic of Cyprus to take a clear position on the AstraZeneca vaccine and stop hiding behind an EMA statement...

8. Study detects 37 different Covid strains among Cyprus samples

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-detects-37-different-covid-strains-among-cyprus-samples

A strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, named B.1.258, is currently the most prevalent in Cyprus, according to a scientific study conducted for the analysis and course of the coronavirus in Cyprus. The study notes that since December 2020, this strain is responsible for 90% of infections in Cyprus....

9. Mayor defends pushing for vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-mayor-defends-pushing-for-vaccinations

The leadership of a trade union has accused Larnaca Mayor Andreas Vyras of threatening a group of staff at a senior home over their refusal to get vaccinated for COVID-19, with the official saying he only pleaded with them to reconsider...

10. Police story not good enough for health expert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-story-not-good-enough-for-health-expert

A member of the coronavirus task force has drawn a connection between his role in the pandemic and a recent incident when his car was vandalized, while police said the incident appeared to be a random act...

11. Cyprus detects 10 new cases, but nine asymptomatic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-detects-10-new-cases-but-nine-asymptomatic

The Cyprus health ministry announced 10 new cases on Monday, when a bulk of 2,619 laboratory tests were conducted to check samples for the virus. Nine of the 10 new cases were asymptomatic carriers of the virus....

12. Covid-19 safety measures must become way of life, expert says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-safety-measures-must-become-way-of-life-expert-says

The additional coronavirus protection measures that the Cyprus government re-instated some ten days ago will constitute the island’s new normal for at least the next six months, member of the government’s coronavirus advisory committee Leondios Kostrikis said Monday....

13. Cyprus' R number between 1.6 and 2, experts say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-r-number-between-1-6-and-2-experts-say

Cyprus’ current coronavirus reproduction number is between 1.6 and 2, experts in the government’s coronavirus taskforce said Thursday, noting that the goal is not a second lockdown, but that should be our frame of mind....

14. Majority of new cases young asymptomatic people, Cyprus health minister warns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/majority-of-new-cases-young-asymptomatic-people-cyprus-health-minister-warns

Findings from the government-ordered random sampling program targeting 3,000 people that was finalized on Tuesday confirmed rising concerns that the virus is officially spreading anew through the Cyprus population, with an announcement by health minister Constantinos Ioannou on Wednesday raising the alarm over the dangerous repercussions of the spread getting out of hand....

15. Up to 1500 Limassol residents could be carrying virus, expert says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/up-to-1500-limassol-residents-could-be-carrying-virus-expert-says

There could be as many as 1,000-1,500 Limassol residents carrying an active coronavirus infection, member of the government’s coronavirus task force, Leontios Kostrikis, said Monday....

16. Reopening of Ledra checkpoint a political decision, Kostrikis says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reopening-of-ledra-checkpoint-a-political-decision-kostrikis-says

The reopening of the Ledra street checkpoint is a political decision that rests with the island’s two leaders, member of the government’s advisory committee Petros Karayiannis said Wednesday, noting that the epidemiological situation has remained positive on both sides of the divide....

17. Health Minister alarmed over Belgium's inclusion of Cyprus in 'orange' travel zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-alarmed-over-belgium-s-inclusion-of-cyprus-in-orange-travel-zone

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou on Thursday expressed surprise over Belgium’s inclusion of Cyprus in its elevated risk zone for travel....

18. Cyprus pushes back date for British tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pushes-back-date-for-british-tourists

A new date for opening flights to incoming passengers from Britain has been tentatively set for August 1 in the Republic of Cyprus, with health officials warning that the decision is conditional on the United Kingdom keeping a firm grip on containing the virus...

19. No new coronavirus cases leave total at 958

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-new-coronavirus-cases-leave-total-at-958

No new coronavirus cases emerged on Thursday when 1,996 samples were tested for the virus....

20. Five new cases emerge but Cyprus still on track, Kostrikis says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-new-cases-emerge-but-cyprus-still-on-track-kostrikis-says

Five new coronavirus cases emerged on Monday after 1,504 samples were checked for the virus....

21. Two contacts of known cases test positive for coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-contacts-of-known-cases-test-positive-for-coronavirus

The Health Ministry announced two new coronavirus cases on Thursday, both involving contacts of other known cases....

22. Repatriated person, teacher test positive for virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/repatriated-person-and-teacher-tests-positive-for-virus

Coronavirus cases in the Republic of Cyprus reached 937 on Monday, when two new cases were announced involving a recently repatriated person and a teacher....

23. Phase two kicks off with one new case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/phase-two-kicks-off-with-one-new-case

Coronavirus cases reached 923 in the Republic of Cyprus on Thursday after one new case was announced by the Health Ministry’s epidemiological team....

24. Four new coronavirus cases announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-four-new-coronavirus-cases-announced

Four new coronavirus cases emerged on Wednesday after 1,984 samples were checked for the virus, raising total known cases in the Republic of Cyprus to 922....

25. Cyprus records just one new coronavirus case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-records-just-one-new-coronavirus-case

Just one new coronavirus case was announced in the Republic of Cyprus on Monday, raising total known cases to 917....

26. Health advisors propose Cyprus government moves forward with phase two

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-health-advisors-propose-cyprus-government-moves-forward-with-phase-two

New coronavirus cases in the Republic maintained their low streak on Friday as just three new cases were confirmed, but experts speaking at the Health Ministry’s daily briefing said the coming days are crucial as students are set to return to school....

27. Confirmed cases go over the 900 mark

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/confirmed-cases-go-over-the-900-mark

Confirmed cases went over the 900 mark in the Republic of Cyprus on Monday after three new cases were confirmed....

28. Anti-vaxxer arrested over threats against expert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anti-vaxxer-arrested-over-threats-against-health-expert

A local man in Nicosia was arrested on Wednesday after renowned virology professor Leondios Kostrikis told police he had received threatening voice messages...

29. President summons health team to Palace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-summons-health-team-to-palace

President Nicos Anastasiades has called the government's team of health experts back to the Presidential Palace for face-to--face consultations, amid reports that the government is a day away from taking crucial decisions on easing Covid-19 restrictions...

30. Coronavirus death toll and confirmed cases record small rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-death-toll-and-confirmed-cases-record-small-rise

The death of a 75-year-old man on Monday raised the coronavirus death toll to 15, while the confirmation of five new cases brought total known cases in the Republic of Cyprus to 822....

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