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1. Ministry says Cyprus under new wave of hospital admissions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-says-cyprus-under-new-wave-of-hospital-admissions

The number of coronavirus cases being detected in Cyprus has been rising consistently over the past two weeks, while hospitals have also seen increasing numbers of patients under 60 being admitted, a new national surveillance report published Friday showed. ...

2. 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...

3. The bet that Cyprus is winning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-bet-that-cyprus-is-winning

The decision taken yesterday by Germany’s Standing Committee on Vaccination (STIKO) to allow the administration of the AstraZeneca vaccine to those aged over 65 years old was met with strong reactions domestically due to the bad reputation built up for the vaccine by the early statements of German officials on the efficacy of the specific jab....

4. ‘Sugar daddy’ loses appeal in child rape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘sugar-daddy-loses-appeal-in-child-rape

The Supreme Court has upheld the sentence of an elderly man who was convicted of having paid sex with a teenage girl, with the bench declaring that punishment for sexual crimes against children ought to be severe as well as act as a deterrent...

5. Thousands of jab appointments to open up for 74+

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-of-jab-appointments-to-open-up-for-74

A total of 9,096 appointment slots will become available on the vaccination portal for those aged 74 and over at 9am on Wednesday, the Health Ministry announced....

6. Focus shifts to worsening Limassol epidemiological situation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/focus-shifts-to-worsening-limassol-epidemiological-situation

The local epidemiological situation, and particularly the deteriorating conditions marking the Limassol district, were at the centre of discussions between the health minister Constantinos Ioannou, the government’s health advisory committee, and the contact tracing team on Monday....

7. Mayor defends pushing for vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-mayor-defends-pushing-for-vaccinations

The leadership of a trade union has accused Larnaca Mayor Andreas Vyras of threatening a group of staff at a senior home over their refusal to get vaccinated for COVID-19, with the official saying he only pleaded with them to reconsider...

8. Experts mulling methodology of lockdown relaxations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-mulling-methodology-of-lockdown-relaxations

Any relaxations to current restriction measures that are expected at the end of the month should be gradual and targeted, member of the government’s coronavirus advisory committee, Dr Maria Koliou, told the Cyprus News Agency on Tuesday....

9. Moderna vaccine arrives in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moderna-vaccines-arrive-in-cyprus

The first batch of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines arrived in the Republic of Cyprus on Tuesday, as part of a European vaccination programme, with officials pinning their hopes on AstraZeneca which is not far behind...

10. Cyprus’ vaccine appointments booked solid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-vaccine-appointments-booked-solid

Appointment slots for the vaccine were booked solid in Nicosia after midnight, with other districts quickly following suit as Cypriots rushed to the state’s vaccine portal to reserve their shot...

11. Cyprus upbeat after first shots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-upbeat-after-first-shots

Cypriot patients received their first vaccine shot against COVID-19 on Sunday without immediate side effects, at a time when the coronavirus referral hospital was nearing capacity and experts saying protection for those vaccinated will kick in seven days after their second dose...

12. Biker dies in violent rural road crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biker-dies-in-violent-rural-road-collision

A biker was killed in a violent accident on Saturday after his motorcycle broke into two pieces following a collision with a pickup truck in rural Limassol...

13. 15 days of hell in Varosha in the summer of '74

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/15-days-of-hell-in-varosha-in-the-summer-of-74

Varosha. August 19, 1974. Appartments, Block 10, apartment 2. There lived Michalakis Hadjipavlou, 30 years old, with his wife, Xenia Hadipavlou, aged 25, and two of their three children. Their firstborn, four-year-old Thomas, and two-year-old Marios, while their three-year-old daughter Maria was at a friend’s house in Larnaca....

14. Fatal road collision under investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fatal-road-collision-under-investigation

The circumstances under which an elderly driver was killed in a road incident on Wednesday remained unknown, with police saying the incident was pending investigation...

15. Authorities report one death, 254 new cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-report-one-death-254-new-cases

The health ministry announced one coronavirus fatality and 254 new cases on Wednesday, when 11,986 tests were conducted, raising the total to 9,453....

16. Woman jailed for strangling mother-in-law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-jailed-for-strangling-mother-in-law

A woman in Nicosia has been sentenced to eight years in prison on attempted murder charges, after she tried to strangle her mother-in-law whom she held responsible for ruining her marriage to her son...

17. Virus continues to attack nursing homes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/virus-continues-to-attack-nursing-homes

Spokesperson for the Cyprus state health services Charalambos Charilaou told the Cyprus News Agency on Friday that the virus’ assault on nursing homes in Nicosia and Limassol is ongoing, with an estimated 25% of coronavirus patients at the Famagusta general hospital involving residents of nursing homes....

18. Concern mounts as virus infiltrates Nicosia nursing home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/concerns-mount-as-virus-inflitrates-nicosia-nursing-home

After coronavirus cases began emerging at Limassol nursing homes, with some of the cases eventually succumbing to their infection, coronavirus now appears to have struck nursing homes in Nicosia, and particularly the Timotheio nursing home....

19. Cyprus lockdown question still open-ended

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lockdown-question-still-open-ended

President Nicos Anastasiades hinted at further measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 following last weekend’s spike, but the nature and scope of a potential second lockdown remains unknown until his meets with his Cabinet on Wednesday...

20. Cyprus cases hit record daily high

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cases-hit-record-daily-high

New cases in the Republic of Cyprus hit a record daily high on Thursday when 233 cases were detected after 3,756 tests were conducted, while hospitalised coronavirus carriers surged to 65 islandwide....

21. Elderly driver dies after fatal Paphos car crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-driver-dies-after-fatal-paphos-car-crash

A 72-year-old UK national and permanent resident of Cyprus lost his life in a fatal car crash in the Paphos district on Wednesday...

22. Cypriots await new COVID measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-await-new-covid-measures

The President’s Cabinet will convene on Wednesday evening to discuss a new package of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus in Cyprus, with announcements expected immediately after the session...

23. Hunters in Limassol spot mummified body

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hunters-in-limassol-spot-mummified-body

A group of hunters found a decomposed body on Sunday in a remote area in rural Limassol, with media reports suggesting the body could belong to an elderly hiker who disappeared earlier this summer...

24. Consumables suspected after cataract fail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/consumables-suspected-after-cataract-complications

Cypriot health officials are trying to find out what caused a serious infection to eight patients who had cataract surgery in Nicosia last week, with reports suggesting medical consumables may have introduced a dangerous bacterium that could cause loss of eyesight or worse...

25. Two more road victims die in hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-more-road-victims-die-in-hospital

Two road fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours involving a young biker and an elderly driver, with both victims dying in hospital days after they were involved in separate accidents...

26. Trump's medical status unclear

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-s-medical-status-unclear

President Donald Trump could be discharged from the hospital where he is being treated for COVID-19 as soon as Monday, according to his doctors, although his condition remains unclear and outside experts warn that his case may be severe...

27. 30 new cases announced as football clusters grow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/30-new-cases-announced-as-football-clusters-grow

30 new coronavirus cases were detected on Tuesday, many of which formed part of growing clusters developed among local football teams....

28. Elderly man dies at popular Larnaca beach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-man-dies-at-popular-larnaca-beach

A senior citizen died on Monday following an apparent drowning incident at a popular Larnaca beach...

29. Medicane Ianos leaves three dead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/medicane-ianos-leaves-three-dead

Three people have died after Cyclone Ianos, a rare storm known as a medicane, battered Greece, flooding streets and homes, Greek authorities said on Sunday...

30. Public jittery over ‘battlefield’ school pranks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/public-jittery-over-‘battlefield-school-pranks

Police detained three teenagers on illegal fireworks possession in connection with back-to-school pranks, while viral videos emerged showing delinquent youths using firecrackers and smoke bombs outside high schools in different towns...

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