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1. Minister urges COVID survivors to get jabbed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-urges-covid-survivors-to-get-jabbed

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou is calling on COVID survivors in the Republic of Cyprus to get vaccinated, saying vaccines offer protection...

2. China completes historic Mars landing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-completes-historic-mars-landing

An uncrewed Chinese spacecraft successfully landed on the surface of Mars on Saturday, state news agency Xinhua reported, making China the second space-faring nation after the United States to land on the Red Planet...

3. Cabinet under pressure to modify safe pass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-under-pressure-to-modify-safe-pass

There are reports of second thoughts over the scope of Cyprus’ safety pass with Kathimerini reporting that grievances within the hospitality industry have reached the Presidential Palace, putting enormous pressure on the health minister to water down rules pertaining to restaurants...

4. Citizens not trusted with Covid self tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/citizens-not-trusted-with-covid-self-tests

Home test kits for COVID-19 are helping many countries detect infections while reducing long lines outside testing centers, but over-the-counter testing has not been incorporated in the Republic of Cyprus where officials remain reluctant over trusting private citizens with the results...

5. Minister defends laxer policy for tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-defends-laxer-policy-for-tourists

Cypriot Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios says CyprusFlightPass is a sufficient tool for monitoring foreign travelers during their visit on the island, dismissing criticism that locals are having a harder time securing a CoronaPass to enjoy fewer restrictions...

6. Rapid testing gets hot in post-lockdown Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rapid-testing-gets-hot-in-post-lockdown-cyprus

With one out of ten Cypriots having taken a rapid test on Sunday alone, hours before CoronaPass was introduced in post-lockdown Cyprus, photos by Kathimerini showed huge lines being formed in hot temperatures but the positivity rate was way down...

7. CoronaPass tricky for some COVID survivors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronapass-tricky-for-covid-survivors

People and businesses in the Republic of Cyprus were still waiting Friday for an official decree after Cabinet approval for a controversial CoronaPass, but COVID survivors with antibodies could have a hard time proving immunity after the health ministry said it would not accept self-test or home kits...

8. All eyes on positivity rate after Holy Week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-eyes-on-positivity-rate-this-week

The positivity rate in the Republic of Cyprus registered a drop to just below 1% at the end of the holiday weekend, but officials say it is too early to know whether lockdown measures have been effective during Holy Week...

9. Cyprus offers no-hassle holidays for the fully vaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-offers-no-hassle-holidays-for-the-fully-vaccinated

Cyprus is offering hassle-free holidays to fully vaccinated individuals from 65 countries from May 10 as it seeks to recoup lost ground from the pandemic...

10. Parents file lawsuit challenging mandatory tests, mask use

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-file-lawsuit-challenging-mandatory-tests-mask-use

A group of some dozen parents have filed a joint law suit challenging the state for imposing mandatory weekly coronavirus testing and face mask use on children...

11. Cyprus tackles Russian Question as time flies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tackles-russian-question-as-time-flies

Thousands of cancelations from Russia to Cyprus in just a matter of hours are testing the island’s response to the health crisis, with companies pushing their programs later in the summer pending improvement on the pandemic front...

12. Easter relaxations up in the air

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/easter-relaxations-up-in-the-air

Member of government’s health advisory committee Professor Petros Karayiannis said it remains unclear whether any relaxations will be made over the Easter period, since daily new coronavirus cases have yet to stabilise....

13. EC head taken aback as Erdogan and Michel snap up the chairs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-head-taken-aback-as-erdogan-and-michel-snap-up-the-chairs

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was taken aback to find her fellow top EU official taking the only chair available next to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan when the duo visited Ankara, and her spokesman made that clear on Wednesday....

14. EOKA boy to get hero’s burial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eoka-boy-to-get-hero-s-burial

Greek Cypriot officials are on a quest to exhume the remains of a young boy, who was shot and killed during a student riot against British forces in 1956, in order to give him a hero’s burial...

15. Cyprus expecting 60,000 Covid doses this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expecting-60-000-doses-this-week

16. Cyprus updates risk-based travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/3-cyprus-updates-risk-based-travel-list

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological unit issued an updated risk-based classification of countries on Monday, with changes to come into effect on April 8....

17. Greece makes self test kits available this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-makes-self-testing-kits-available-this-week

The first batch of do-it-yourself Covid-19 tests will be distributed to an estimated 11,000 pharmacies across Greece as of Tuesday, after being shipped into the country over the weekend...

18. Cyprus to ease travel rules from April 1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-ease-travel-rules-from-april-1

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological unit issued on Monday a modified risk-based classification of countries, with changes to come into effect on April 1....

19. Kids get less invasive nasal swab tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kids-get-less-invasive-nasal-swab-tests

Rapid tests for kids including high school students will be less uncomfortable starting Monday, following a decision by health ministry officials amid criticism over discomfort experienced by youngsters during nasopharyngeal testing...

20. Cyprus holding on to first place in EU for Covid testing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-holding-on-to-first-place-in-eu-for-covid-testing

Cyprus remains first among European countries as regards the testing of its population for Covid and in fifth place in terms of its vaccination rollout....

21. Cyprus updates risk-based travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-cyprus-updates-risk-based-travel-list

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological surveillance unit has re-evaluated the coronavirus risk-based classification of countries after the Cabinet agreed on an action plan last month for the resumption of flights and the reopening of Cyprus airports....

22. PCR tests disprove earlier results at air base

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pcr-tests-disprove-earlier-results-at-air-base

Over two dozen staff at the Papandreou Air Base in Paphos tested negative for the coronavirus after officials said the employees had initially tested positive, highlighting ongoing debate over the reliability of rapid test results...

23. ΕC sends more than half million rapid tests to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-sends-more-than-half-million-rapid-tests-to-cyprus

The European Commission has sent more than half a million rapid test kits to Cyprus in a bid to boost population testing on the island, it emerged on Friday....

24. EU nips green pass debate in the bud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-nips-green-pass-debate-in-the-bud

The EU's plan to get people traveling again with a Green Pass is expected to defer to member states on key decisions, such as whether to accept Russian and Chinese vaccines in the program...

25. Cyprus says no to COVID home test kits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-no-to-covid-home-test-kits

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has approved access to home test kits for COVID-19, but the use of an antigen non-invasive test using saliva is not on the approved list per health ministry policy...

26. Rapid test results under fire again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rapid-tests-under-fire-again

Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides says a second PCR test came back negative, giving rise to further debate over the reliability of rapid test results, with a health expert also raising questions over the use of the method in Cyprus...

27. Students livid over false test results

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/students-livid-over-false-test-results

Students in Limassol wreaked havoc on their high school Thursday morning, after it emerged that 40 to 50 cases thought to have tested positive ended up in the clear moments later...

28. Cyprus response to pandemic gets tested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-response-to-pandemic-gets-tested

Another pandemic death was recorded Tuesday in the Republic of Cyprus, as critical voices against the government’s response continue to multiply calling for fewer tests and more vaccinations...

29. Health Minister concerned over rule flouters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-concerned-over-rule-flouters

Cyprus must continue to show good epidemiological figures before any more restrictions can be lifted safely, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Monday....

30. Peter Piot: Vaccination passports a one-way street

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/peter-piot-vaccination-passports-a-one-way-street

Professor Peter Piot, advisor to the Commission President, speaks to ‘K’...

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