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1. Government issues decree to allow employment of asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/political-asylum

The Cyprus government has issued a decree making it easier for companies to hire political asylum seekers in Cyprus....

2. Asylum seekers arrested in Chloraka raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-arrested-in-chloraka-raid

Ten asylum seekers have been arrested in Paphos district according to local reports, citing a violation of an emergency law issued last December that bans international protection applicants from residing in Chloraka...

3. Isolation guidance eases but not for all contacts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/isolation-guidance-eases-but-not-for-unvaxxed-contacts

New health ministry guidance in Cyprus has reduced the required period before infected persons can end their isolation regardless of vaccination history, but different criteria continue to apply for close contacts depending on whether they are vaccinated or not...

4. Tougher Safe Pass logic brought into question

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tougher-safe-pass-logic-brought-into-question

The head of the government’s pandemic advisory committee says it is not up to health experts to justify political decisions such as tougher Safe Pass rules, but one of his colleagues defended tougher restrictions saying they had worked in the past during lockdown...

5. Unvaccinated literally squeezed into a corner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unvaccinated-literally-squeezed-into-a-corner

People no longer eligible for free rapid tests in government-run facilities were literally squeezed into a corner under the hot sun in Paphos on Sunday, while it was a walk in the park for vaccinated individuals and others in that town who were still eligible for state-funded testing based on the latest decree...

6. Minister says unvaccinated should pay up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-unvaccinated-should-pay-up

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela suggests vaccinated persons do not need to take rapid tests for Covid, adding those who choose to remain unvaccinated should now have to pay out of their own pocket to keep getting tested if they want to use Safe Pass...

7. Cabinet flirts with Safe Pass across the board

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-flirts-with-safe-pass-across-the-board

The President's Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus meets Friday to consider tougher rules that could place even small bakeries and mini markets off limits to people not using a Safe Pass...

8. Police investigate Safe Pass knife incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-investigate-safe-pass-knife-incident

Police are investigating an incident in Limassol where the owner of a restaurant says he sustained knife injuries after a customer refused to show a Safe Pass document...

9. Limassol cites decree after Safe Pass mishmash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-cites-decree-after-safe-pass-mishmash

The City of Limassol has weighed in on a recent confusion over Safe Pass for cruise passengers ashore, with officials citing verbatim the latest emergency law following reports that guests had not been allowed into local shops and restaurants...

10. Safe Pass law lets door greeters inspect ID docs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-law-lets-door-greeters-inspect-id-docs

Business establishments in the Republic of Cyprus are now inspecting Safe Pass documents presented at the entrance by customers, who are also required by emergency law to show proof of identity when the employee at the door doubts the veracity of a person’s identity...

11. Safe Pass for supermarket made official

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-for-supermarket-made-official

Grocery shoppers in the Republic of Cyprus may no longer shop at a supermarket if they do not have a Safe Pass, based on the latest decree published on Monday by the health ministry affecting all domains of social life in response to last week’s surge in daily infections...

12. Cyprus raises bar for sake of normality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-raises-bar-for-sake-of-normality

The President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus has added a few finishing touches on its latest Safe Pass measures as daily COVID cases continue to rise, with the government allowing more flexibility for businesses willing to cater to people who are vaccinated...

13. Cyprus readies gratitude gift bag for vaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-readies-thank-you-gift-bag-for-vaccinated

New measures to reward vaccinated citizens in the Republic of Cyprus are to be decided in a Cabinet meeting on Friday following a sevenfold increase in daily COVID cases, with the government seeking ways to punish those who refuse to get the jab...

14. Cyprus under pressure to get it right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-under-pressure-to-get-it-right

Tough measures amid a recent spike may be off the table for now in the Republic of Cyprus as a partial Cabinet meets to brainstorm on ways to boost vaccination, with a skeptical public remaining either unconvinced about the vaccine route or still in the dark over pandemic data...

15. Cyprus bans foreign travelers from India

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bans-foreign-travellers-from-india

The Republic of Cyprus has issued an emergency order banning entry of foreign nationals traveling to the island from India, except Cypriots, Europeans, and permanent residents who now must undergo additional screening, in an attempt to slow down further spread of the Indian variant of Covid-19...

16. Cyprus lifts curfew as nightclubs open

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lifts-curfew-as-nightclubs-open

The government of the Republic of Cyprus lifted a night curfew on Thursday as further relaxations of pandemic measures kicked in, including the opening of nightclubs based on last-minute protocols...

17. Cyprus enters new phase of relaxations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enters-new-phase-of-measure-relaxations

The Republic of Cyprus entered on Friday a new phase of easing of COVID restrictions, including people allowed to stay out during curfew if they are attending a wedding celebration...

18. Cyprus closer to normality and freedom

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-closer-to-normality-and-freedom

A mere 69 coronavirus cases were announced on Wednesday as COVID deaths became less frequent in the Republic of Cyprus, with a positivity rate down to 0,17% prompting authorities to announce the next step of easing pandemic restrictions...

19. Cyprus drops case against pandemic protester

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-drops-case-against-pandemic-protester

State prosecutors have dropped a case against a protester who was being accused of health law violations during a demonstration amid pandemic restrictions, but the Legal department says constitutionality questions raised by his lawyer are still pending...

20. 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...

21. Greengrocers declare ‘May Day’ in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greengrocers-declare-‘may-day-in-cyprus

Fruit and vegetable stores in the Republic of Cyprus stunned the public for being prepared to violate a government decree on labor day this Holy Saturday, but a bigger surprise came from supermarkets that plan to stay closed...

22. Parents file lawsuit challenging mandatory tests, mask use

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-file-lawsuit-challenging-mandatory-tests-mask-use

A group of some dozen parents have filed a joint law suit challenging the state for imposing mandatory weekly coronavirus testing and face mask use on children...

23. Lockdown begins amid legal challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-begins-amid-legal-challenges

The Republic of Cyprus entered a two-week lockdown on Monday, the start of the Holy Week for the Greek Orthodox community, with critics crying foul over some measures including proof of vaccination...

24. 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'...

25. Cyprus updates risk-based travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-cyprus-updates-risk-based-travel-list

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological surveillance unit has re-evaluated the coronavirus risk-based classification of countries after the Cabinet agreed on an action plan last month for the resumption of flights and the reopening of Cyprus airports....

26. Hotels cry foul over ban on local stays

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hotels-cry-foul-over-ban-on-local-stays

The Association of Cyprus Tourist Enterprises is calling on the government to terminate a ban on hotel stays by locals, saying overnight lodging for island residents should be allowed after restaurants also opened this week...

27. Limassol restaurants accepting 'chosen' customers through back door

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-restaurants-accepting-chosen-customers-through-back-door

Against the backdrop of intensifying concerns over the island’s deteriorating epidemiological situation, culminating in the government’s decision to hold off on announcing any further relaxations on Wednesday, some appear to not be fully grasping the severity of the situation and are flouting restrictions in place to curb the spread of the virus....

28. Police breaks up Paphos engagement party

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-breaks-up-paphos-engagement-party

Paphos police broke up an engagement party at a home on Monday, handing out fines of a total of €2,400 to the eight people found in violation of coronavirus restrictions....

29. Health Minister concerned over rule flouters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-concerned-over-rule-flouters

Cyprus must continue to show good epidemiological figures before any more restrictions can be lifted safely, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Monday....

30. Cyprus awaits relaxation announcements as cases rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-awaits-relaxation-announcements-as-cases-rise

The Health Ministry’s announcement of Tuesday’s coronavirus cases sounded the alarms, cutting short the restrained optimism that had prevailed thus far....

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