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18 July, 2024
 

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1. Heat claims more than 550 lives, including 320 Egyptians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heat-claims-more-than-550-lives-including-320-egyptians

At least 550 pilgrims died during this year's Hajj due to the extreme high temperatures....

2. Elderly population hit by surge in COVID hospitalizations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-population-hit-by-surge-in-covid-hospitalizations

Sixty people, mostly elderly, are being treated in public hospitals with COVID-19 at the moment, while there is a constant flow of patients with infections, State Health Services Organization (SHSO) spokesperson Charalambos Charilaou told CNA on Wednesday....

3. Venice to charge €5 entry fee to tackle over-tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/venice-to-charge-€5-entry-fee-to-tackle-over-tourism

Venice will become the first city in the world to charge day-trippers an entry fee in a determined bid to curb mass tourism, its tourism chief announced yesterday....

4. Larnaca urges beachgoers to respect dog bathing rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-uges-beachgoers-to-respect-dog-bathing-rules

The Larnaca Municipality has issued an appeal to individuals enjoying the Spyros Beach area for dog bathing, urging them to strictly follow current regulations to prevent any conflicts with other beach users....

5. Herodotou calls for increased vigilance to avert private debt defaults

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/herodotou-calls-for-increased-vigilance-to-avert-private-debt-defaults

Constantinos Herodotou, Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC) called for the preservation of fiscal space, as the economic prospects are deteriorating due to Russia’s war in Ukraine....

6. Migration officials on alert after unexplained fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-officials-on-alert-after-unexplained-fires

Officials in Cyprus are investigating several fires that broke out at Pournara migrant facility in rural Nicosia, while an investigation into another blaze at apartment building in Larnaca was inconclusive after foreign nationals had to evacuate late at night...

7. Amsterdam airport calls on airlines to cut flights amid chaotic crowds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amsterdam-airport-calls-on-airlines-to-cut-flights-amid-chaotic-crowds

Staff shortages exacerbated by a strike have caused huge delays at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport during the holiday season. The airport has now asked airlines to reduce the number of passengers by cutting flights....

8. Outdoor masks no longer required in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/outdoor-masks-no-longer-required-in-greece

The government will lift its requirement of mask-wearing outdoors from Saturday, the health minister said on Wednesday, as Covid-19 infections are trending lower....

9. '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....

10. Electronic ankle bracelets in lieu of incarceration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electronic-ankle-bracelets-in-lieu-of-incarceration

Stefi Drakou, Minister of Justice and Public Order, announced today that she is in favor of introducing legislation that allows the use of ankle bracelets to monitor prisoners in lieu of incarceration...

11. Police still busy as Cyprus relaxes further

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-still-busy-as-cyprus-relaxes-further

Safe Pass in the Republic of Cyprus is not needed for outdoor venues including restaurants and coffee shops as of Monday, when new relaxation measures went into effect that also shortened a night curfew imposed amid the pandemic...

12. Cyprus scrambles on eve of third lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-on-eve-of-third-lockdown

Cyprus' Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou has announced a two-week lockdown starting Monday, including a revision for Holy Saturday midnight mass after Archbishop Chrysostomos cried foul over rules that were 'unacceptable'...

13. EU warns against easing pandemic-containing measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-warns-against-easing-pandemic-containing-measures

As millions of European citizens gear up for the festive season, the European Union's executive commission urged member countries to keep strong anti-Covid-19 restrictions in place to avoid a post-holiday surge of coronavirus cases and deaths but stopped short of advising against travel....

14. Urgent meeting after weekend refugee arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/urgent-meeting-after-weekend-refugee-arrivals

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has called for an emergency meeting following a number of arrivals of undocumented migrants over the weekend, with some of them transported back to Lebanon and others facing the prospect of crowding into an already maxed-out facility...

15. Cyprus announces measures to curb airport congestion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-measures-to-curb-airport-congestion

A broad meeting on Monday chaired by transport minister Yiannis Karousos agreed on the need to take action to prevent congestion at Cyprus airports, after viral photos of passengers crammed into each other at the Larnaca airport caused intense public reaction over the health and safety measures being implemented....

16. Airport video shows no social distancing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airport-video-shows-no-social-distancing

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos has reacted to viral photos that showed passengers crowding each other at the Larnaca airport terminal, arguing that face masks are the next best thing where social distancing is not an effective measure...

17. Police prepping for intense checks over weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-prepping-for-intense-checks-over-weekend

Police will be conducting targeted and intensive inspections over the weekend to check whether food and drink businesses are adhering to health and safety protocols, the force’s spokesperson Christos Andreou said Friday....

18. Police urge caution after 32 businesses booked

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-urge-caution-after-32-businesses-booked

After 32 food and drink spots were fined for violating health and safety protocols over the long weekend, police on Tuesday urged caution, highlighting that bars and restaurants are obliged to fully comply with the Health Ministry’s latest decree governing their operation....

19. Health services dealing with positive case at high school

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-services-dealing-with-positive-case-at-high-school

The Ayiou Charalambous high school in the Paphos district Emba village, where a teacher had tested positive for coronavirus, remained closed on Tuesday while the premises were disinfected, and the state health services identified his possible contacts....

20. Return to lockdown not likely, Karayiannis says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/return-to-lockdown-not-likely-karayiannis-says

The health advisory committee is keeping a close watch on the consistent crowding observed since restrictions on movement were lifted on May 21, but committee member Petros Karayiannis said lockdown measures won’t be reinstated unless Cyprus returns to a state where around 30-40 new coronavirus cases are announced over consecutive days....

21. Clustering on first day of phase two 'not ideal', expert said

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clustering-on-first-day-of-phase-two-not-ideal-expert-said

Four new coronavirus cases emerged on Friday from a bulk of 1,970 samples tested for the virus, the Health Ministry’s daily briefing announced....

22. EU unveils guidelines for travel, tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-unveils-guidelines-for-travel-tourism

The European Commission unveiled a series of measures aimed at ensuring people can start traveling safely across the continent again as governments try to revive tourism and airline industries brought to a halt by the coronavirus....

23. UNHCR steps in to ensure refugees in Cyprus receive proper protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-steps-in-to-ensure-refugees-in-cyprus-receive-proper-protection

The UNHCR office in Cyprus has stressed that refugees must be included in the government’s planning and response to the Covid-19 pandemic, offering hands-on solutions to the myriad problems in the government’s handling of refugee and asylum procedures that have only been exacerbated by the current crisis....

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