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61. Djokovic flying into vaccine exemption storm in Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/djokovic-flying-into-vaccine-exemption-storm-in-australia

Novak Djokovic was on his way to Australia to play at this month's Grand Slam after receiving a medical exemption but Prime Minister Scott Morrison vowed on Wednesday to send the world number one home if the Serbian cannot prove he deserves it....

62. New measures announced today by the Ministry of Health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-announced-today-by-the-ministry-of-health

New measures to deal with the spread of the coronavirus were announced today by the Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipandela....

63. Coronavirus: Danish scientists see the end of the pandemic in 2 months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-danish-scientists-see-the-end-of-the-pandemic-in-2-months

The pandemic will end in two months, according to the head of the Danish State Epidemiological Serum Institute, Dr. Tira Grove Krause....

64. Cyprus to get on board with more measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-get-on-board-with-more-measures

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has called on the state’s attorney general to weigh in before a Wednesday Cabinet meeting when additional measures are expected to be announced in response to a surge in coronavirus cases right after the Christmas break...

65. A record 4.5 million Americans quit their jobs in November

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/a-record-4-5-million-americans-quit-their-jobs-in-november

A record 4.5 million Americans voluntarily left their jobs in November, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This pushed the quits rate to 3%, matching the high from September....

66. 85% of patients at the Famagusta Reference Hospital are unvaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/85-of-patients-at-the-famagusta-reference-hospital-are-unvaccinated

The scientific director of Larnaka and Famagusta Hospitals, Amalia Hadjiyianni, said that 85% of the patients receiving treatment in Famagusta Reference Hospital are unvaccinated. She told the Cyprus News Agency that 42 patients are right now hospitalized of whom 7 are in the ICU....

67. Britain: Rubbish isn't collected, supermarkets shelves are empty and councils slash services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-rubbish-isn-t-collected-supermarkets-shelves-are-empty-and-councils-slash-services

The UK's self-isolation 'farce' means at least 1million people are now stuck at home - crippling many critical services with supermarket shelves emptying, trains canceled, bin collections axed, council services slashed and up to 25 percent of care home staff off work and one in ten NHS staff off sick....

68. A tsunami of cases and new stricter measures - Epidemiologists mulling the next steps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-tsunami-of-cases-and-new-stricter-measures-epidemiologists-mulling-the-next-steps

The arrival of the "Omicron" mutation reportedly coincided with that of the new year, with the daily case numbers announced last week breaking every negative record since the pandemic began....

69. Omicron-related disruptions caused over 4,000 flight cancellations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-related-disruptions-caused-over-4-000-flight-cancellations

Over 4,000 flights were canceled around the world on Sunday, more than half of them U.S. flights, adding to the toll of holiday week travel disruptions due to adverse weather and the surge in coronavirus cases caused by the Omicron variant....

70. Member of scientific committee sees enormous COVID spread if schools reopen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/member-of-scientific-committee-sees-enormous-covid-spread-if-schools-reopen

"If schools reopen on January 10th there will be an enormous spread of COVID-19", Dr. Petros Karayiannis, member of the scientific committee on the pandemic told the Cyprus News Agency while expressing the hope that during tomorrow`s meeting with the Health Minister, the right decisions will be made....

71. Israel to offer fourth COVID vaccine shot to over 60s, medical staff

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-to-offer-fourth-covid-vaccine-shot-to-over-60s-medical-staff

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Sunday that Israel would offer a fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccine to people over 60 and to medical staff as it faces a surge in Omicron variant infections....

72. Minister says Cyprus’ COVID situation manageable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-cyprus-covid-situation-manageable

Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela says the government is ready to deal with various contingencies, adding the situation in Cyprus is manageable and not different from other countries that are also seeing a huge rise in cases...

73. Omicron Mutation: A quiet New Year for dozens of cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-mutation-a-quiet-new-year-for-dozens-of-cities

As the whole world prepares to say goodbye to 2021, a year marked by the pandemic and coronavirus mutations, we are once again canceling massive festive New Year events....

74. Braving the rain for a jab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/braving-the-rain-for-a-jab

Images from the State Exhibition Center in Nicosia show a cause for concern. Large numbers of people have gathered outside the walk-in centers, braving the rain to get their jab....

75. 'Measures taken were aimed at reducing disruption to society and economy'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/measures-taken-were-aimed-at-reducing-disruption-to-society-and-economy

The new measures taken by the Cabinet yesterday were focused and aimed at avoiding disruption to society and the economy,...

76. Minister furious with infected travelers flying home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-furious-with-infected-travelers-flying-home

The Cypriot health minister lashed out at infected travelers who had symptoms but still chose to fly back home for the holidays, saying the “unacceptable behavior” prompted the government to require mandatory PCR tests for vaccinated passengers starting next week...

77. 'The pandemic concerns everyone', said Health Minister as new measures announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-pandemic-concerns-everyone-said-health-minister-as-new-measures-announced

"The pandemic concerns everyone and with more than three thousand cases per day in our small population, it means COVID is threatening each and every one of us", said Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela announcing the new measures decided upon in an extraordinary session of the cabinet on Wednesday evening....

78. France sees 208,000 cases in 24 hours - Europe's highest-ever daily tally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-sees-208-000-cases-in-24-hours-europe-s-highest-ever-daily-tally

France has recorded 208,000 new Covid infections in the past 24 hours, the highest number seen in Europe throughout the entire pandemic....

79. New restrictions brought forward as Omicron takes over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-restrictions-brought-forward-as-omicron-takes-over

The Greek government said Wednesday a batch of new restrictions in entertainment, work and sports announced earlier this week to contain the wild spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, will take effect at 6 a.m. on Thursday, instead of January 3....

80. FDA: Rapid tests may not be as effective in detecting Omicron

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fda-rapid-tests-may-not-be-as-effective-in-detecting-omicron

The rapid coronavirus antigen tests, which have the great advantage of being effective within minutes, are less sensitive to the Omicron mutation than previous ones, US health officials warned on Tuesday....

81. Pandemic: New Year's Eve under consideration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-new-year-s-eve-under-consideration

Experts are preparing for a difficult winter, what remains of it that is, due to the manifestation of the aggressive Omicron mutation. Like other European countries, Cyprus is experiencing a difficult period, a few days before the new year. ...

82. Cyprus heading towards a new climax in Covid infections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-heading-towards-a-new-climax-in-covid-infections

Yesterday’s record in daily Covid infections sounded alarm bells in Cyprus, with health experts saying that the authorities need to be vigilant over a potential pandemic climax in the coming days....

83. Cyprus on standby as Christmas cases skyrocket

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-standby-as-christmas-cases-skyrocket

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus went on high alert Monday after 1925 coronavirus cases were announced, confirming local predictions about a spike after Christmas weekend but local experts still needing time to understand the situation better...

84. From Menogeia to Limnes

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Arriving in Cyprus on Monday, and heading to Nicosia, I saw queues of military trucks returning empty to their bases. ...

85. USA: Increasing number of children being admitted to hospitals due to Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-increasing-number-of-children-being-admitted-to-hospitals-due-to-covid

The Omicron variant is still spreading in the US and New York health authorities are seeing an increase in the number of children being treated for Covid-19....

86. Hadjipantela: Health measures to be tightened in the next few days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hadjipantela-health-measures-to-be-tightened-in-the-next-few-days

The number of cases in the next few days will be a decisive factor in taking more measures, according to Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela,...

87. Cyprus unaffected as flights get canceled worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unaffected-as-flights-get-canceled-worldwide

Hermes Airports in the Republic of Cyprus say a cancelation of flights around the world has not affected the island, as airlines across the globe have been pulling planes during the Christmas travel period over fears of the Omicron variant...

88. Contacts with booster shot not required to isolate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/contacts-with-booster-shot-not-required-to-isolate

The government in the Republic of Cyprus says close contacts who have received a booster shot against the coronavirus are not required to isolate during the holidays, but scientists are still studying the potential impact of the new omicron variant...

89. FDA approves two at-home Covid treatments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fda-approves-two-at-home-covid-treatments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday authorized Merck & Co's (MRK.N) antiviral pill for COVID-19 for certain high-risk adult patients, a day after giving the go-ahead to a similar treatment from Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) for high-risk patients above the age of 12....

90. '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....

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