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1. Moody's: Payment holidays shield Cyprus banks in 2020, but deterioration likely in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moody-s-payment-holidays-shield-cyprus-banks-in-2020-but-deterioration-likely-in-2021

Around one third of Cyprus banks’ gross loans were deferred as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the Moody’s rating agency said Monday, noting that while the payment holiday may shield local banks in 2020, asset quality deterioration is “still very likely next year.”...

2. Airport arrival Cyprus' single new coronavirus case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airport-arrival-cyprus-single-new-coronavirus-case

The Cyprus Health Ministry announced one new coronavirus case on Monday, involving a person who was checked in the framework of the sampling program targeting airport arrivals and repatriated persons....

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. Cyprus at zero new coronavirus cases for second day running

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-at-zero-new-coronavirus-cases-for-second-day-running

Cyprus stayed on course on Friday, recording zero new coronavirus cases for the second day running as all 1,538 samples checked for the virus came back negative....

6. 77% of Cyprus coronavirus cases in past fortnight imported

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/77-of-cyprus-coronavirus-cases-in-past-fortnight-imported

By June 30th, a total of 998 COVID-19 cases and 26 deaths (case fatality rate: 2.6%) were reported in the Republic of Cyprus....

7. 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...

8. US ambassador sees opportunities in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-see-opportunities-in-cyprus

US Ambassador to Nicosia Judy Garber says the pandemic aftermath in Cyprus could be seen as an opportunity for the island, praising officials for managing the crisis and calling the country a “fantastic place for people” to do business...

9. Zero new coronavirus cases in Cyprus

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

A sum of 1,019 laboratory tests conducted on Thursday to check samples for coronavirus all came back negative, the Health Ministry said....

10. Commission approves €6.3m incentive scheme to boost Cyprus air connectivity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-approves-€6-3m-incentive-scheme-to-boost-cyprus-air-connectivity

The European Commission on Thursday approved a €6.3 million incentive scheme aiming to boost Cyprus air connectivity and tourism through incentivizing airlines affected by the coronavirus outbreak to re-establish air routes to and from the island....

11. North scrambles to contain bug at entry points

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-scrambles-to-contain-bug-at-entry-points

Turkish Cypriot authorities went into high gear on Wednesday following reports that one passenger tested positive and another traveler, who failed to self-isolate, went from the airport straight to a barbershop...

12. 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...

13. Residents across Cyprus complain of 'rodent invasion'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/residents-across-cyprus-complain-of-rodent-invasion

Complaints are raining down from residents across the Republic of Cyprus over a surge in rodents ‘invading’ homes....

14. 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....

15. 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....

16. Greece reopens regional airports, says Covid-19 risk calculated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-reopens-regional-airports-says-covid-19-risk-calculated

Greece reopened its regional airports to international flights on Wednesday, pinning its hopes on a recovery in tourism after a three-month lockdown....

17. EU agrees on ‘safe’ travel list, excluding United States

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-agrees-‘safe-travel-list-excluding-united-states

The European Union has excluded the United States from its initial 'safe list' of countries from which the bloc will allow non-essential travel from Wednesday....

18. 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....

19. Berlin ready to support Cyprus solution process

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-ready-to-support-cyprus-solution-process

Berlin intends to be supportive if asked to do so by all parties involved in Cyprus settlement efforts, the Ambassador of Germany to Cyprus, Franz Josef Kremp, told the Cyprus News Agency....

20. 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...

21. Cyprus records two new coronavirus cases

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

The Health Ministry announced two new coronavirus cases on Monday, involving a repatriated person and a person with travel history....

22. Outdoor concerts, theater performances to be permitted from July 1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/outdoor-concerts-theater-performances-to-be-permitted-from-july-1

Cyprus’ positive epidemiological course paved the way for the Health Ministry to expedite the easing of restriction measures, with outdoor concerts and theatre performances to be permitted to take place as of July 1....

23. Greece to open seven border crossings with Balkan countries, Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-open-seven-border-crossings-with-balkan-countries-turkey

Greece will reopen seven of its 14 border crossings in the north on Wednesday, as part of the country’s further reopening to tourists from abroad....

24. Health Ministry revises risk-based categorization of countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-revises-risk-based-categorization-of-countries

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological surveillance and infectious disease control unit released on Monday a revised list of countries separated into two categories on the basis of their epidemiological risk. ...

25. Global coronavirus cases top 10 million; deaths surge past 500,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-coronavirus-cases-top-10-million-deaths-surge-past-500-000

The world surpassed two sobering coronavirus milestones Sunday -- 500,000 confirmed deaths, 10 million confirmed cases -- and hit another high mark for daily new infections as governments that attempted reopenings continued to backtrack and warn that worse news could be yet to come....

26. No new coronavirus cases in Cyprus among 1,059 samples

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-new-coronavirus-cases-in-cyprus-among-1-059-samples

The health ministry announced that all 1,059 samples checked for the virus on Friday came back negative....

27. All set for implementation of new support measures, FinMin says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-set-for-implementation-of-new-support-measures-finmin-says

Finance minister Constantinos Petrides announced the launch of the implementation of three measures, under the government support program, to address the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic....

28. Hungarian FM expresses unreserved solidarity with Republic of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hungarian-fm-expresses-unreserved-solidarity-with-republic-of-cyprus

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjártó, during his meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades in Nicosia on Friday, expressed his country's solidarity with the Republic of Cyprus and its complete support for the Council of Europe's conclusions....

29. Safety measures at Ayia Napa beaches up to par

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safety-measures-at-ayia-napa-beaches-up-to-par

Ayia Napa mayor Christos Zannettou joined the Cyprus deputy tourism minister Savvas Perdios on his tour around the area’s beaches on Thursday to check whether health measures to protect beachgoers from coronavirus are being followed....

30. Remdesivir set to become Europe's first COVID-19 therapy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/remdesivir-set-to-become-europe-s-first-covid-19-therapy

Doctors in Europe will soon be able to treat COVID-19 patients with Gilead’s antiviral drug, remdesivir, after the healthcare regulator’s endorsement put it on track to become the first therapy for the disease on the continent....

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