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27 January, 2022
 

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1. Britain: COVID travel restrictions are being scrapped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-covid-travel-restrictions-are-being-scrapped

The COVID travel restrictions imposed by the government are being scrapped....

2. 'Test to stay' to be implemented in health professions, Police and Fire Department

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-to-stay-to-be-implemented-in-health-professions-police-and-fire-department

At today's Cabinet meeting, the Minister of Health, Mr. Michalis Hadjipantela, presented the suggestions of the members of the Scientific Advisory Committee discussed during yesterday's meeting, which included an analysis of data recorded and evaluated by the tracking team and nurses as well as the rates of vaccination coverage of the population. ...

3. Freedom of movement within the EU will no longer be regulated by country of origin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freedom-of-movement-within-the-eu-will-no-longer-be-regulated-by-country-of-origin

After calls to simplify COVID travel rules within the EU, EU Ministers meeting at the General Affairs Council in Brussels agreed on Tuesday that the three main criteria for travel within the EU will be vaccination status, covid test results or recovery certificates....

4. This is how 'test to stay' will be applied in schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/this-is-how-test-to-stay-will-be-applied-in-schools

In accordance with the Ministry of Health's efforts to keep schools safe and in operation without depriving students of their basic right to education, members of the Scientific Advisory Committee have made a unanimous decision to apply the "test to stay" measure in Primary and Secondary schools as of Monday the 24th of January 2022....

5. Cabinet shortens recommended isolation for contacts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-shortens-recommended-isolation-for-contacts

The cabinet, under President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades, has decided on Wednesday to shorten to 10 days the recommended time for isolation for persons who are contacts of people with COVID-19....

6. Molnupiravir now available in Cyprus as of today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/molnupiravir-now-available-in-cyprus-as-of-today

MSD's oral antiviral medicine Molnupiravir/Lagevrio, will be available only with a prescription from Monday, 17 January, according to the Ministry of Health in Cyprus....

7. Cyprus reported 6 COVID deaths and 1,971 new cases on Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reported-6-covid-deaths-and-1-971-new-cases-on-sunday

The Cyprus Health Ministry announced on Sunday 6 new deaths from COVID-19 and 1,970 new cases. Hospitalizations came to 270 and the positivity rate is down to 2.07%. Total deaths reached 681 and the number of cases since the pandemic broke out is now 225,738....

8. Djokovic sorry for COVID mistakes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/djokovic-sorry-for-covid-mistakes

World tennis No. 1 and vaccine opponent Novak Djokovic blamed "human error" on Wednesday for a mistake in his Australian immigration paperwork and apologized for breaking isolation for a photoshoot when he had COVID-19 last month....

9. 'Test to stay' at schools - Details of additional measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-to-stay-at-schools-details-of-additional-measures

"The rapid deterioration of epidemiological data recorded in Cyprus in recent weeks due to the predominance of the Omicron variant leaves us no room for complacency....

10. Passengers travelling to Cyprus have the option of a PCR or rapid test prior to departure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passengers-travelling-to-cyprus-have-the-option-of-a-pcr-or-rapid-test-prior-to-departure

Passengers aged 12 years old and over who arrive in Cyprus as of January 14 at 0500 local time, will have the option of presenting a PCR test carried out up to 72 hours before their departure or an antigen rapid test carried out up to 24 hours before their departure....

11. COVID-19: T cells from common colds can protect against coronavirus infection, study finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-t-cells-from-common-colds-can-protect-against-coronavirus-infection-study-finds

People with high levels of T cells from common colds are less likely to catch COVID, according to a new peer-reviewed study....

12. A total of 28,414 COVID-19 cases in Cyprus during the last 14 days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-total-of-28-414-covid-19-cases-in-cyprus-during-the-last-14-days

In the last 14 days (21 December 2021 – 3 January 2022) 28,414 COVID-19 cases have been diagnosed, according to Cyprus National Surveillance Report issued on Friday....

13. Pre-departure covid travel tests no longer required to visit England as of 7th January 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pre-departure-covid-travel-tests-no-longer-required-to-visit-england-as-of-7th-january-2022

As of today, 7th of January 2022, from 04:00 GMT, fully vaccinated travellers going to England will no longer have to take a test before they travel....

14. Israel adopts a new strategy in the fight against the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-adapts-a-new-strategy-in-the-fight-against-the-pandemic

Israel is changing its quarantine and diagnostic policy in a bid to ensure lasting protection for those vulnerable to the spread of the Omicron variant, the health ministry said....

15. The Nikulin Moscow Circus Ice Show comes to Cyprus for the first time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-nikulin-moscow-circus-ice-show-comes-to-cyprus-for-the-first-time

After tours in the USA, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Israel, Netherlands, South Africa, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, France, Russia, Poland, Belgium, China, Canada, Japan, and many others, Nikulin Moscow Circus presents the Grand Ice Show for adults and kids for the first time in Cyprus....

16. 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....

17. COVID-19: French president says he wants to 'p*** off' people who refuse vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-french-president-says-he-wants-to-p-off-people-who-refuse-vaccine

French President Emmanuel Macron said he wants to "p*** off" people who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 - and warned he plans to make life harder for those who refuse to get jabbed....

18. Christmas PCR measure at airports goes into effect

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christmas-pcr-measure-at-airports-goes-into-effect

Passengers flying to the Republic of Cyprus starting on Wednesday must show a recent negative PCR test regardless of vaccination status, with airport officials saying the measure is not unprecedented and a local doctor arguing it should have been taken before the Christmas holidays...

19. Αll passengers arriving in Cyprus need to present a negative PCR test prior to departure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-passengers-arriving-in-cyprus-need-to-present-a-negative-pcr-test-prior-to-departure

The Health Ministry has announced new regulations for passengers arriving in Cyprus, effective the 4th of January. According to the announcement, all passengers regardless of their vaccination course, are asked to present a negative PCR 48 hrs prior to their departure....

20. Doctor says government stalling pandemic response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-says-government-stalling-pandemic-response

A local doctor says additional pandemic measures that go into effect next week should have been taken back in November, while accusing the Cypriot government of failing to stick to a plan to minimize the spread of coronavirus...

21. 'A time to heal' - The events that defined 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-time-to-heal-the-events-that-defined-2021

Did you know that one of the most Googled subjects around the world this year was ‘how to heal’? ...

22. 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...

23. '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....

24. 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....

25. DIKO president Nikolas Papadopoulos tests postive for coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/diko-president-nikolas-papadopoulos-tests-postive-for-coronavirus

In a post on Twitter, the president of DIKO, Mr. Nikolas Papadopoulos, announced that he has tested positive for the coronavirus after a PCR test. He has not, however, developed any symptoms....

26. 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...

27. Greece: Stricter measures from January 3rd 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-stricter-measures-from-january-3rd-2022

Stricter measures from January 3, 2022 to January 16, 2022, with the possibility of an extension, according to an announcement from the Greek Minister of Health Thanos Plevris today....

28. 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,...

29. 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...

30. Updated measures for people arriving from the UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/updated-measures-for-people-arriving-from-the-uk

Due to the rapid increase in Omicron cases in the United Kingdom, all passengers entering the Republic of Cyprus from the United Kingdom over the age of 12 and regardless of vaccination coverage or previous illness are required to do the following:...

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