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121. Israel to offer fourth COVID vaccine shot to over 60s, medical staff

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-to-offer-fourth-covid-vaccine-shot-to-over-60s-medical-staff

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Sunday that Israel would offer a fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccine to people over 60 and to medical staff as it faces a surge in Omicron variant infections....

122. 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....

123. Minister says Cyprus’ COVID situation manageable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-cyprus-covid-situation-manageable

Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela says the government is ready to deal with various contingencies, adding the situation in Cyprus is manageable and not different from other countries that are also seeing a huge rise in cases...

124. Cyprus police evict asylum seekers on New Year’s Eve

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-evict-asylum-seekers-on-new-year-s-eve

Law enforcement officers in the Republic of Cyprus extracted 60 asylum seekers from their place of residence on Friday and transported them to a deportation facility during an operation to enforce an eviction notice from last week...

125. Omicron Mutation: A quiet New Year for dozens of cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-mutation-a-quiet-new-year-for-dozens-of-cities

As the whole world prepares to say goodbye to 2021, a year marked by the pandemic and coronavirus mutations, we are once again canceling massive festive New Year events....

126. Doctor says government stalling pandemic response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-says-government-stalling-pandemic-response

A local doctor says additional pandemic measures that go into effect next week should have been taken back in November, while accusing the Cypriot government of failing to stick to a plan to minimize the spread of coronavirus...

127. What's left for the Turkish Cypriot economy after 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-s-left-for-the-turkish-cypriot-economy-after-2021

Shortly before the pandemic began, Turks and foreign analysts warned of the effects of the Erdogan government's wrong moves and decisions on the economy....

128. Minister furious with infected travelers flying home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-furious-with-infected-travelers-flying-home

The Cypriot health minister lashed out at infected travelers who had symptoms but still chose to fly back home for the holidays, saying the “unacceptable behavior” prompted the government to require mandatory PCR tests for vaccinated passengers starting next week...

129. Ghislaine Maxwell convicted in Epstein sex abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ghislaine-maxwell-convicted-in-epstein-sex-abuse-case

The British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted Wednesday of luring teenage girls to be sexually abused by the American millionaire Jeffrey Epstein....

130. 'The pandemic concerns everyone', said Health Minister as new measures announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-pandemic-concerns-everyone-said-health-minister-as-new-measures-announced

"The pandemic concerns everyone and with more than three thousand cases per day in our small population, it means COVID is threatening each and every one of us", said Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela announcing the new measures decided upon in an extraordinary session of the cabinet on Wednesday evening....

131. Cases in Greece post new leap, reaching close to 29,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cases-in-greece-post-new-leap-reaching-close-to-29-000

New coronavirus cases smashed the third record in as many days on Wednesday, reaching the unprecedented number of 28,828, after skyrocketing to 21,657 on Tuesday from 9,284 on Monday, the National Organization for Public Health (EODY) has reported....

132. New restrictions brought forward as Omicron takes over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-restrictions-brought-forward-as-omicron-takes-over

The Greek government said Wednesday a batch of new restrictions in entertainment, work and sports announced earlier this week to contain the wild spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, will take effect at 6 a.m. on Thursday, instead of January 3....

133. 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....

134. DIKO president Nikolas Papadopoulos tests postive for coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/diko-president-nikolas-papadopoulos-tests-postive-for-coronavirus

In a post on Twitter, the president of DIKO, Mr. Nikolas Papadopoulos, announced that he has tested positive for the coronavirus after a PCR test. He has not, however, developed any symptoms....

135. Extraordinary Ministerial meeting in the afternoon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extraordinary-ministerial-meeting-in-the-afternoon

Ηealth Minister Michalis Hadjipantlelas and members of the Scientific Committee on the pandemic are meeting on Wednesday afternoon to assess the situation following a spike in coronavirus cases in Cyprus....

136. Cypriot study finds more antibodies in specific groups

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-study-finds-more-antibodies-in-specific-groups

A study by the University of Cyprus suggests people over 60, men, and persons who developed symptoms were more likely to have a higher count in lgG antibodies, with scientists hoping a second phase of the research would tackle antibody count after vaccination...

137. Greece sets pandemic record for new cases with whopping 21,657

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-sets-pandemic-record-for-new-cases-with-whopping-21-657

Greece on Tuesday announced the highest ever number of new coronavirus infections with 24-hour data showing they soared to a whopping 21,657. It's the first time authorities have reported a five-digit number....

138. Greece: ‘Covid Free Wallet’ goes into operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-‘covid-free-wallet-goes-into-operation

The Digital Governance Ministry on Tuesday activated the “Covid Free Wallet,” an online application that makes it easier for citizens to present their coronavirus vaccination or recovery certificates and their identity details when seeking admission to retail stores, restaurants, cafes, gyms and other leisure or entertainment venues....

139. 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...

140. Greece: Stricter measures from January 3rd 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-stricter-measures-from-january-3rd-2022

Stricter measures from January 3, 2022 to January 16, 2022, with the possibility of an extension, according to an announcement from the Greek Minister of Health Thanos Plevris today....

141. From Menogeia to Limnes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-menogeia-to-limnes

Arriving in Cyprus on Monday, and heading to Nicosia, I saw queues of military trucks returning empty to their bases. ...

142. Contacts with booster shot not required to isolate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/contacts-with-booster-shot-not-required-to-isolate

The government in the Republic of Cyprus says close contacts who have received a booster shot against the coronavirus are not required to isolate during the holidays, but scientists are still studying the potential impact of the new omicron variant...

143. 'If necessary more measures will be taken to handle Omicron variant', Health Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/if-necessary-more-measures-will-be-taken-to-handle-omicron-variant-health-minister-says

"If necessary we will take measures to manage the Omicron mutation after we confer with our experts", said Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas today in statements after the opening of the new wing for post-COVID patients at Eden Resort in Tersefanou village....

144. Europe continues to be in the deep red on the COVID-19 ECDC map

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-continues-to-be-in-the-deep-red-on-the-covid-19-ecdc-map

The epidemiological situation in the European Union and the European Economic Area remains serious and has not significantly changed, according to the latest epidemiological map on the spread of COVID-19 by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)....

145. The number of children ages 5-11 receiving the coronavirus vaccine is increasing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-number-of-children-ages-5-11-receiving-the-coronavirus-vaccine-is-increasing

There is a feeling of optimism when we see the increasing number of children ages 5-11 receiving the coronavirus vaccine, according to Amalia Hatzigianni, Scientific Director of the Larnaca-Famagusta Hospitals....

146. Omicron: How protected are those who have become ill and been vaccinated?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-how-protected-are-those-who-have-become-ill-and-been-vaccinated

On December 13, 2021, an article was published in the prestigious journal Nature showing that although the combination of natural infection with SARS-CoV-2 along with vaccination (hybrid immunity) provides strong protection against the new coronavirus, a recent analysis of a large number of individuals from Israel argues...

147. Cyprus enlists army to move asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enlists-army-to-move-asylum-seekers

An army convoy in Cyprus transported hundreds of asylum seekers from Pournara camp to a deportation facility this week, with the government saying the transfer took place amid fears of coronavirus spread in the overcrowded facility...

148. 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. ...

149. Maybe we need to stop fighting over the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/maybe-we-need-to-stop-fighting-over-the-pandemic

I was thinking just the other day that if I were the prime minister of the Netherlands and was being criticized by the opposition over my country’s performance in managing the coronavirus, I may have responded: “What’s your problem?...

150. 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....

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