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1. '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. ...

2. 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....

3. 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....

4. 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....

5. 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....

6. '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....

7. 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....

8. 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....

9. 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....

10. 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....

11. 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....

12. 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....

13. 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...

14. 130 Turkish Cypriots have applied for work in the free areas of the Republic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/130-turkish-cypriots-have-applied-for-work-in-the-free-areas-of-the-republic

Interviews with 130 Turkish Cypriots wishing to work in the free zones, through the Türk Sen - SEC agreement, will take place tomorrow and the day after tomorrow at the House of Cooperation in the buffer zone, opposite the Ledra Palace Hotel in Nicosia....

15. New health measures announced by the Ministry today

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

The Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipandela, announced new health measures today aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus during the Christmas Holidays. ...

16. Free rapid self tests available at pharmacies from today (How-to video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/free-rapid-self-tests-available-at-pharmacies-from-today-how-to-video

The Ministry of Health has announced that the distribution of free self-tests from Pharmacies has begun. Citizens can now receive a package of five self-tests each month and are encouraged to test regularly in order to protect both themselves and their loved ones....

17. Greece further amends Covid travel rules for foreigners

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-further-amends-covid-travel-rules-for-foreigners

Foreign travelers can opt to show a rapid antigen test or a PCR test to enter Greece, the country said on Thursday, amending a rule it announced only the day before to help curb the spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus....

18. New health measures in effect as of today, Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-health-measures-in-effect-as-of-today-wednesday

New measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 and the Omicron variant are in effect as of Wednesday in Cyprus....

19. New health measures announced today

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

The Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipandela, held a press conference today to announce new mandatory health measures in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus....

20. Clarifications Min. Health for the new measures - The exceptions for telework

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clarifications-min-health-for-the-new-measures-the-exceptions-for-telework

In a written announcement, the Ministry of Health clarified the new measures that were decided upon during yesterday's meeting of the Council of Ministers....

21. Protests continue against new COVID measures (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protests-continue-against-new-covid-measures

Protests continued this morning outside the House of Representatives against the use of masks in primary schools, rapid testing and vaccinations outside the House of Representatives....

22. Clarification of new measures announced on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clarification-of-new-measures-announced-on-wednesday

The Ministry of Health has issued clarifications concerning the new measures announced on Wednesday by the Cabinet. ...

23. Cyprus announces measures to ‘save Christmas’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-measures-to-‘save-christmas

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has approved more pandemic measures ahead of the holiday season, including state subsidies for self tests for vaccinated individuals, while those who have not received the jab will need to pay if they want to want to screen for the bug in the comfort of their own home...

24. Digital CovScan will be mandatory by the 22nd of November

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/digital-covscan-will-be-mandatory-by-the-22nd-of-november

Following the decision of the Council of Ministers to carry out SafePass checks through the CovScan Cyprus application, the Ministry of Health is reminding the public that the use of the application becomes mandatory from Monday, November 22, onwards....

25. '99 bottles of beer on the wall'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/99-bottles-of-beer-on-the-wall

MedFest - Limassol Beer Festival continues until Sunday in the area of the Germasogeia River in Limassol with various artists and a wide array of beers to "wet your whistle" from today until the 14th. ...

26. Cyprus pushes for more favorable travel guidelines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pushes-for-more-favorable-travel-guidelines

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela is pushing Brussels to modify the EU traffic light system or scrap it altogether, saying the criteria currently in place disfavor Cyprus...

27. Investigation into toxic substance found in nasal swabs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigation-into-toxic-substance-found-in-nasal-swabs

The Minister of Health is in contact with the Attorney General and the Chief of Police to investigate reports that a toxic substance was found in the swabs used to perform rapid tests....

28. Only fully vaccinated for health pass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/only-fully-vaccinated-for-health-pass

From October 18, only those who are fully vaccinated will be issued a safe pass, according to a statement from the Ministry of Health....

29. 153 new cases - 89 patients being treated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/153-new-cases-89-patients-are-being-treated

The Ministry of Health announces that today, September 17, 2021...

30. Coronavirus deaths increased by 102% in one month in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-deaths-increased-by-102-in-one-month-in-cyprus

According to the national report published by the Ministry of Health, August was Cyprus' worst month in terms of deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. ...

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