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28 January, 2022
 

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1. 'Test to stay' to be implemented in health professions, Police and Fire Department

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-to-stay-to-be-implemented-in-health-professions-police-and-fire-department

At today's Cabinet meeting, the Minister of Health, Mr. Michalis Hadjipantela, presented the suggestions of the members of the Scientific Advisory Committee discussed during yesterday's meeting, which included an analysis of data recorded and evaluated by the tracking team and nurses as well as the rates of vaccination coverage of the population. ...

2. This is how 'test to stay' will be applied in schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/this-is-how-test-to-stay-will-be-applied-in-schools

In accordance with the Ministry of Health's efforts to keep schools safe and in operation without depriving students of their basic right to education, members of the Scientific Advisory Committee have made a unanimous decision to apply the "test to stay" measure in Primary and Secondary schools as of Monday the 24th of January 2022....

3. Germany: Omicron outbreak leads to record high numbers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-omicron-outbreak-leads-to-record-high-numbers

Germany registered more than a hundred thousand cases of Covid infections within the last 24 hours, according to data released early Wednesday. ...

4. 'Test to stay' at schools - Details of additional measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-to-stay-at-schools-details-of-additional-measures

"The rapid deterioration of epidemiological data recorded in Cyprus in recent weeks due to the predominance of the Omicron variant leaves us no room for complacency....

5. 'No additional measures at this stage'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-additional-measures-at-this-stage

The scheduled meeting between the members of the Scientific Advisory Committee and the Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipandelas, ended shortly after 16:00 on Tuesday (January 11th) this afternoon....

6. Τightening of COVID measures not on the table for now

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tightening-of-covid-measures-not-on-the-table-for-now

Tightening of COVID measures is not an option at the moment and authorities are waiting to see whether the measures already in place will yield results, Cyprus News Agency has learned....

7. New measures announced today by the Ministry of Health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-announced-today-by-the-ministry-of-health

New measures to deal with the spread of the coronavirus were announced today by the Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipandela....

8. Coronavirus: Danish scientists see the end of the pandemic in 2 months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-danish-scientists-see-the-end-of-the-pandemic-in-2-months

The pandemic will end in two months, according to the head of the Danish State Epidemiological Serum Institute, Dr. Tira Grove Krause....

9. Schools are opening despite the outbreak of the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-are-opening-despite-the-outbreak-of-the-pandemic

Calls from the public and within the Scientific Advisory Committee for a slight postponement in the opening of schools have not dampened the government's position on their planned return next week. ...

10. 85% of patients at the Famagusta Reference Hospital are unvaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/85-of-patients-at-the-famagusta-reference-hospital-are-unvaccinated

The scientific director of Larnaka and Famagusta Hospitals, Amalia Hadjiyianni, said that 85% of the patients receiving treatment in Famagusta Reference Hospital are unvaccinated. She told the Cyprus News Agency that 42 patients are right now hospitalized of whom 7 are in the ICU....

11. A tsunami of cases and new stricter measures - Epidemiologists mulling the next steps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-tsunami-of-cases-and-new-stricter-measures-epidemiologists-mulling-the-next-steps

The arrival of the "Omicron" mutation reportedly coincided with that of the new year, with the daily case numbers announced last week breaking every negative record since the pandemic began....

12. '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....

13. Pandemic: New Year's Eve under consideration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-new-year-s-eve-under-consideration

Experts are preparing for a difficult winter, what remains of it that is, due to the manifestation of the aggressive Omicron mutation. Like other European countries, Cyprus is experiencing a difficult period, a few days before the new year. ...

14. Cyprus heading towards a new climax in Covid infections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-heading-towards-a-new-climax-in-covid-infections

Yesterday’s record in daily Covid infections sounded alarm bells in Cyprus, with health experts saying that the authorities need to be vigilant over a potential pandemic climax in the coming days....

15. 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)....

16. Updated measures for people arriving from the UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/updated-measures-for-people-arriving-from-the-uk

Due to the rapid increase in Omicron cases in the United Kingdom, all passengers entering the Republic of Cyprus from the United Kingdom over the age of 12 and regardless of vaccination coverage or previous illness are required to do the following:...

17. 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. ...

18. Early school closures for the holidays not on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/early-school-closures-for-the-holidays-not-on

The early closure of schools for the Christmas and New Year holidays was a political scenario in the event that there was no reduction in the spread of the virus in schools....

19. President Anastasiades and Ersin Tatar to attend UN reception at Ledra Palace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-anastasiades-and-ersin-tatar-to-attend-un-reception-at-ledra-palace

Both the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar have agreed to attend a planned UN reception to be held at Ledra Palace on December 14, at 1900....

20. Italy, Spain, Portugal, S. Korea in red category, Indonesia in green

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-spain-portugal-s-korea-in-red-category-indonesia-in-green

Health Authorities in Cyprus have issued an updated COVID-19 country categorization list according to which Italy, Spain, Portugal and South Korea are downgraded from orange to red category, ...

21. Clarification of new measures announced on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clarification-of-new-measures-announced-on-wednesday

The Ministry of Health has issued clarifications concerning the new measures announced on Wednesday by the Cabinet. ...

22. President Anastasiades warns over restrictions for unvaccinated persons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-anastasiades-warns-over-restrictions-for-unvaccinated-persons

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades warned on Saturday over possible restrictions for unvaccinated persons, stating that some people should realize that they also have a social responsibility....

23. Vaccinated will need rapid test at checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-will-need-rapid-test-at-checkpoints

Vaccinated persons crossing north and south through checkpoints in Cyprus will be required to show a negative rapid test result, following a decision by a bicommunal committee that cited worsening pandemic conditions on the island...

24. Vaccine Safe Pass in doubt over waning immunity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccine-safe-pass-in-doubt-over-waning-immunity

The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus is scrambling to contain a possible spike in COVID cases this winter, with officials reportedly favoring a required third dose for individuals who want to use their vaccination status as a Safe Pass...

25. Self rapid tests enter debate again in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/self-rapid-tests-enter-debate-again-in-cyprus

At-home Covid rapid tests could soon be widely available to consumers in the Republic of Cyprus, but a local expert says self-swabbing should only be offered to people who are vaccinated...

26. Rift ignites over access to pandemic data in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rift-ignites-over-access-to-pandemic-data-in-cyprus

A great rift has been taking place within the government’s scientific advisory team in the Republic of Cyprus, with some members demanding more data and a bigger say on policy and others ready to offer their opinions whenever officials need expert advice...

27. Cabinet extends COVID measures to December 2

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-extends-covid-measures-to-december-2

Cabinet Ministers met today and decided to extend the existing measures preventing the spread of COVID-19, following a proposal from Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas. The current measures will now be extended until the 2nd of December and will be evaluated accordingly....

28. Cyprus pushes for more favorable travel guidelines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pushes-for-more-favorable-travel-guidelines

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela is pushing Brussels to modify the EU traffic light system or scrap it altogether, saying the criteria currently in place disfavor Cyprus...

29. Cabinet approves booster jab for those vaccinated with J&J

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-booster-jab-for-those-vaccinated-with-j-j

The Cabinet today announced the extension of existing COVID preventive measures until November 9 and the initiation of booster shots for people vaccinated with the Johnson and Johnson vaccine....

30. Epidemiological risk assessment of countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/epidemiological-risk-assessment-of-countries

Announcement from the Ministry of Health...

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