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1. 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...

2. New COVID death reports leave out vax history

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-covid-death-reports-leave-out-vax-history

The Health Ministry of the Republic of Cyprus has stopped reporting on the vaccination history in COVID-related deaths, citing difficulties over providing a full picture in each case due to privacy concerns...

3. Cyprus ends lockdown with safe pass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ends-lockdown-with-safe-pass

A third lockdown in the Republic of Cyprus ended on Sunday as new measures went into effect Monday including a controversial safety pass, with the government betting on a slight improvement as it pushes for gradual return to normality...

4. EMA puts COVID pill review on fast track

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ema-puts-covid-pill-review-on-fast-track

The European Medicines Agency says it has begun a rolling review of data on sotrovimab, an antibody cure for treating COVID-19, with European Commissioner Stella Kyriakides saying therapeutic solutions were also crucial alongside vaccinations...

5. 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...

6. Wanted man caught with girlfriend in north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wanted-man-caught-with-girlfriend-in-north

A Greek Cypriot man wanted by police in connection with drug related offences has been arrested by Turkish Cypriot authorities, with reports in the north saying his girlfriend was also apprehended...

7. Stars in Al Jazeera video face committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stars-in-al-jazeera-video-face-committee

8. Cyprus open to fully vaccinated tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-opens-for-fully-vaccinated-tourists

The Republic of Cyprus will open for fully vaccinated travelers without additional entry requirements starting May 10, a day after the end of a lockdown, with the tourism minister saying both EMA-approved vaccines as well as the Russian jab will be accepted...

9. Cabinet split as measures gain on lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-split-as-measures-gain-on-lockdown

The Cabinet is set to announce later on Friday a new set of measures to curb the COVID-19 spread in the community, as daily cases continue to rise with a situation in hospitals extremely alarming...

10. Greek Easter relaxation hopes put to rest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-easter-relaxation-hopes-put-to-rest

Cyprus’ current epidemiological situation is behind the government’s latest decision to freeze possible relaxation of restrictions ahead of Greek Orthodox Easter, with the administration focusing on vaccinations but also not ruling out further measures...

11. Vaccinated and survivors can roam free

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-and-survivors-can-roam-free

The health ministry has updated the guidance on rules for known contacts of coronavirus cases, saying vaccinated people and COVID survivors who beat the bug do not need to adhere to self-isolation guidelines...

12. Motorcycle passenger dies in Nicosia crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/motorcycle-passenger-dies-in-nicosia-crash

A passenger on a motorcycle was killed in a road accident in downtown Nicosia on Monday, following a collision with a car on a busy street...

13. Covid cases, patients to get to vote through mobile units

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-cases-patients-to-get-to-vote-through-mobile-units

The House interior committee gave a green light Monday for setting up mobile voting units for confirmed coronavirus cases in isolation, with the bill being passed on to the plenum for a final vote...

14. Cyprus backs King in Jordan’s ‘malicious plot’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-backs-king-in-jordan-s-‘malicious-plot

The government of the Republic of Cyprus has expressed 'firm support' to King Abdullah over the weekend, after Jordan’s government officials accused the country’s former crown prince of plotting against the kingdom...

15. Backchannel migration approvals probed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/backchannel-migration-approvals-probed

A man has accused the interior minister of approving visa extensions for a select number of foreign workers while rejecting others including his elderly mother’s helper, with reports pointing to a bigger scandal where rejected cases were being approved fraudulently through a channel involving a high price tag...

16. College student says she was raped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/college-student-says-she-was-raped

A man has been arrested in Nicosia on rape charges following a complaint by a university student, who said she was sexually assaulted under knife threat...

17. Cyprus urges public to use Covid tracer app

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-urges-public-to-use-covid-tracer-app

The Republic of Cyprus’ health ministry is calling on the public to use the CoVTracer-EN, the country’s national application for mobile phones, in a bid to avoid congestion and contribute to the containment of daily coronavirus infections...

18. Government spokesman tests positive for Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-spokesman-tests-positive-for-covid

Government spokesman Kyriakos Koushos said Friday that a PCR test confirmed he was positive for coronavirus. ...

19. Police probe suspicious rapid test invoices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-suspicious-rapid-test-invoices

Police are investigating allegations of fraud after suspicions emerged that a private company was claiming payments for rapid tests that never took place...

20. Man arrested after body found in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dead-body-spotted-in-buffer-zone

Larnaca police went on alert Tuesday morning after a dead body was found in Athienou, with preliminary reports saying nothing has been ruled out...

21. Cyprus puts AstraZeneca on the back burner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-puts-astrazeneca-on-temporary-hold

The Republic of Cyprus has temporarily suspended AstraZeneca shots for Covid-19 until an emergency meeting on Thursday by the European Medicines Agency, with reports saying Nicosia has already entered negotiations with Moscow to add another jab in the mix...

22. Cyprus takes next step with caution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-far-more-cautious-in-next-step

The Cypriot government is moving ahead with further relaxation of measures against the pandemic, with the announcement coming two days after a Cabinet decision that was delayed due to high hospitalization rates but also reports that not all ministers were on the same page...

23. 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...

24. Another convicted sex offender loses appeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-convicted-sex-offender-loses-appeal

The Supreme Court has confirmed the conviction of a man who committed sex crimes against a young girl, saying the fact that he was also a minor during the early years of the abuse did not mean his sentence was excessive...

25. Power outage refuels reform debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/power-outage-refuels-reform-debate

A technical failure in the Vasilikos power plant was quickly restored Thursday morning, after rendering areas all over the Republic of Cyprus without electricity at a time when unions are up in arms over reforms in the industry...

26. Cyprus begins sealing porous frontier

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-begins-sealing-porous-frontier

The Republic of Cyprus says a barbwire fence currently being set up along a strip adjacent to the UN buffer zone should not be seen as a border between north and south but a way to hold back undocumented migrants...

27. 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...

28. Detained street vendors accused of kidnapping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/detained-street-vendors-accused-of-kidnapping

Two men in Limassol were remanded in custody for eight days, facing kidnapping charges after a parent said street vendors tried to entice a group of children to buy soccer jerseys from a car nearby...

29. UN pick Greek Holy Week for sitdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-pick-greek-holy-week-for-sitdown

An informal 'five plus one' meeting on Cyprus will take place in Geneva during Greek Orthodox Holy Week, after a UN spokesperson confirmed location and dates for yet another historic sitdown...

30. Guterres reassures Cyprus’ UN ambassador

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guterres-reassures-cyprus-un-ambassador

Secretary General Antonio Guterres has told the new Cypriot UN Ambassador that the international organization and himself personally are “committed” to Cyprus and its people, reiterating his intention to convene an informal 5+1 sitdown soon...

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