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1. UK tourists deterred by 'complicated' Cyprus process

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-tourists-deterred-by-complicated-cyprus-process

Though Cyprus has officially re-opened to the UK tourism market, tour operators claim that the majority of visitors from the country are Cyprus expats, with UK nationals so far appearing reluctant to jump through the hurdles Cyprus has laid out for category B countries....

2. Cyprus updates risk-based classification of countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-updates-risk-based-classification-of-countries

Cyprus on Tuesday issued an updated epidemiological risk-based classification of countries, including three amendments as regards Greece, Thailand and Morocco. The new classification will come into effect on August 6....

3. 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....

4. Greek tourism minister does 'not understand’ travel downgrade by Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-tourism-minister-does-not-understand-travel-downgrade-by-cyprus

The Greek Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis said he does not understand why Cyprus decided to downgrade Greece in its three-tier risk system grouping countries based on their epidemiological data, adding that he hopes the issue will be clarified between the two countries soon....

5. Cypriots already in Greece to get free test upon arrival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-already-in-greece-to-get-free-test-upon-arrival

With Greece being downgraded on August 6 to category B that requires arriving passengers to show proof of a negative coronavirus test, the Cyprus Health Ministry quickly responded to frustrated locals who had already travelled to Greece for holidays unknowing that they would have to make arrangements for a test in order to return to the island....

6. Cyprus downgrades Greece amid virus fears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-downgrades-greece-amid-virus-fears

Cyprus will introduce mandatory testing for all arrivals from Greece starting August 6, after many cases were detected during random tests from passengers returning from Greece in the last few days....

7. Cyprus welcomes Brits back amid spike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-brits-back-amid-spike

Five flights from British airports were scheduled to land in the Republic of Cyprus on Saturday, after the island listed the United Kingdom in Category B, which means arriving passengers are not required to be under self-isolation...

8. New coronavirus cases skyrocket in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-coronavirus-cases-skyrocket-in-cyprus

Coronavirus infections went up considerably on Friday in the Republic of Cyprus, with 25 people testing positive including and handful of imported and orphan cases but mainly individuals infected locally through contact with known carriers...

9. Opinions differ on cause of recent spike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/opinions-differ-on-cause-of-recent-spike

The Cypriot health minister says complacency is to blame in the recent spike of coronavirus cases locally, but a health expert on the government’s task force is pointing the finger at the opening of airports last month...

10. Cypriot health experts lay it on the line

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-health-experts-lay-it-on-the-line

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus say recently detected clusters of the coronavirus in Limassol do not pose a direct threat to the community but warn the bug never went away and only more testing will show how widespread it may be in the southern town...

11. Cyprus waves UK on after results are in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-waved-on-after-results-are-in

The path to category B for the United Kingdom has been confirmed by Cypriot health officials, with British tourists arriving on the island from Saturday required to show negative test...

12. Health experts fear spike in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-experts-fear-spike-in-limassol

Health experts in Cyprus are becoming increasingly concerned following reports of three clusters of coronavirus in Limassol, but it has yet to be clarified whether there is any connection between clusters...

13. Cyprus refuses to offer Covid-19 tests to British tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-refuses-to-offer-covid-19-tests-to-british-tourists

The Cyprus government on Thursday officially put an end to hopes of local hoteliers that it would offer coronavirus tests to British tourists upon arrival on the island....

14. 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....

15. Cyprus tones down tourism expectations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tones-down-tourism-expectations

Cyprus Deputy Ministry for Tourism halved its target for tourist arrivals in August to 100,000 as main tour operators exclude Cyprus of their programmes...

16. Cyprus issues revised risk-based list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-issues-revised-risk-based-list

The Cyprus health services on Monday issued a revised list categorizing countries from which the island accepts visitors according to their epidemiological risk. The revised list comes into effect on July 23....

17. Two new coronavirus cases in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-two-new-coronavirus-cases-in-cyprus

The Health Ministry announced two new coronavirus cases on Wednesday involving an arrival from Romania and a contact of a Limassol gym employee that was announced positive for coronavirus on Monday....

18. Tourism minister tries to manage expectations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-minister-tries-to-manage-expectations

The tourism minister is managing expectations for the Republic of Cyprus after tour operators made clear they would send British tourists to countries where PCR tests were not required...

19. Cyprus to boost number of random tests at airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-boosts-number-of-random-tests-at-airports

The health ministry will be boosting the number of random coronavirus checks conducted on passengers arriving at Cyprus airports from category A and B countries to 600....

20. Person repatriated to Cyprus from Albania tests positive for the virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/albanian-repatriated-to-cyprus-tests-positive-for-the-virus

The Health Ministry announced one new coronavirus case on Tuesday involving an Albanian national permanently residing in Cyprus who flew into the island from Albania (category C) via Athens on Monday....

21. Serbia, UK in category C of Cyprus' new risk-based list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/serbia-uk-in-category-c-of-cyprus-new-risk-based-list

Cyprus health services updated the epidemiological risk categorization of various countries, with the new list to be valid until July 16....

22. Visitor who traveled from Israel with negative Covid-19 test Cyprus' single new case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/visitor-who-traveled-from-israel-with-negative-covid-19-test-cyprus-single-new-case

The Cyprus Health Ministry on Tuesday announced one new coronavirus case, involving a person who had flown to the island from Israel on July 2 with proof of a negative coronavirus test, but who subsequently re-took the test while in Cyprus and tested positive....

23. North draws criticism over virus declaration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-draws-criticism-over-virus-declaration

Turkish Cypriot authorities declared the coronavirus a “dangerous infections disease” over the weekend, prompting criticism over the basis and timing of the announcement...

24. Officials scramble to halt coronavirus chain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-scramble-to-halt-coronavirus-chain

Health officials went on high alert over the weekend after two contacts, who tested positive for the coronavirus, were linked to a traveler who landed in the Republic of Cyprus more than two weeks ago...

25. 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...

26. Cyprus weighs risks of luring back tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-weighs-risks-of-luring-back-tourists

The introduction of Britain and Russia into one of the categories that would allow tourists to visit Cyprus is not on the agenda according to Kathimerini sources, with hoteliers waging a battle to assume part of the risk and scientists appearing unconvinced ahead of an upcoming meeting at the Presidential Palace...

27. Cyprus records single new coronavirus case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-records-single-new-case

The Republic of Cyprus recorded one new coronavirus case on Wednesday, involving a close family contact of another known case, with whom new case travelled to Cyprus from Bulgaria last week....

28. North restores connectivity with Turkey but locals uneasy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-restores-connectivity-with-turkey-but-locals-uneasy

Connectivity between the north and Turkey was officially restored on Wednesday against the backdrop of heightened concern by a large portion of the Turkish Cypriot community in view of Turkey’s post-lockdown coronavirus relapse....

29. Two new coronavirus cases in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-new-coronavirus-cases-in-cyprus

The Health Ministry announced two new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, involving a contact of another known case and a person with travel history who took the initiative to get tested....

30. British tourists still in the doghouse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-tourists-still-in-the-doghouse

A Cypriot health expert says the United Kingdom could make it into the high risk category at best, as Britain prepares to create “air bridges” that would depend largely on coronavirus infections going down...

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