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1. Man jailed for stabbing elderly neighbour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-jailed-for-stabbing-elderly-neighbour

A local man was sentenced to eight years in prison for stabbing an elderly man who was in his own backyard at his Larnaca residence...

2. 42 private hospitals join phase two of Gesy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/42-private-hospitals-join-phase-two-of-gesy

The full rollout of the island’s universal healthcare system (Gesy) on Monday will take place with the participation of 42 private hospitals, with the Health Insurance Organization on Friday expressing its content after two large Nicosia hospitals, the Apollonion and Aretaeio, agreed to participate....

3. Communion ritual unchanged in Orthodox Church despite virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/communion-ritual-unchanged-in-orthodox-church-despite-virus

One by one, the children and adults line up for the centuries-old ritual of Holy Communion, trying to keep a proper social distance. The priest dips a spoon into the chalice of bread and wine, which the faithful believe is the body and blood of Christ, and puts it into the mouth of the first person in line....

4. Repatriated person the island's only new coronavirus case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/repatriated-person-the-island-s-only-new-coronavirus-case

One new coronavirus case emerged on Friday, involving a person who was tested upon repatriating to Cyprus....

5. Two contacts of known cases test positive for coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-contacts-of-known-cases-test-positive-for-coronavirus

The Health Ministry announced two new coronavirus cases on Thursday, both involving contacts of other known cases....

6. Wednesdsay sees zero new coronavirus cases

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Total known coronavirus cases in the Republic of Cyprus remained at 939. So far, 17 have died of the virus, while 5...

7. Evidence destroyed in Edek probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/evidence-destroyed-in-edek-probe

A political party in the Republic of Cyprus is at the centre of a new investigation into possible obstruction of justice, after it emerged that important evidence into an ongoing probe had been destroyed...

8. Repatriated person, teacher test positive for virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/repatriated-person-and-teacher-tests-positive-for-virus

Coronavirus cases in the Republic of Cyprus reached 937 on Monday, when two new cases were announced involving a recently repatriated person and a teacher....

9. Brother of slain sister jailed until trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brother-of-slain-sister-jailed-until-trial

A Larnaca district judge ordered the brother of slain Maria Harpa jailed until arraignment next month, while pre-trial information in and out of court has been difficult to obtain in the death by kin case...

10. Local biker killed in Limassol accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-biker-killed-in-limassol-accident

A biker was brutally killed in a road accident in Limassol on Sunday with reports saying he lost control of his motorcycle and landed into an empty field...

11. Fire department furious over multiple fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-department-furious-over-multiple-fires

Fire fighters in Cyprus responded to multiple fires on Sunday, with officials saying the high number and different origin locations made it impossible to believe they were all caused by accident...

12. Cyprus faces setback with new cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-setback-with-new-cases

Cyprus failed to remain on a zero streak after eight new confirmed coronavirus cases were announced on Sunday...

13. 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....

14. Cyprus plans to tap into ESM’s pandemic credit line

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-apply-for-financial-assistance-from-esm-s-pandemic-crisis-support

Cyprus will tap into the European Stability Mechanism’s Pandemic Crisis Support fund to cover its elevated healthcare expenditure which came as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said Thursday. ...

15. Cyprus starting to feel normal again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-starting-to-feel-normal-again

People in the Republic Cyprus woke up to a new reality on Thursday, as the second phase of relaxed restrictions and ongoing health protocols kicked in following positive news in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic...

16. Greek economy to get multi-billion-euro lifeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-economy-to-get-multi-billion-euro-lifeline

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will announce steps to revive the economy in a televised address on Wednesday. These steps will be mainly focused on tourism but will also concern other sectors affected by the coronavirus pandemic. ...

17. Coronavirus ICU builders turn down bonus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-icu-builders-turn-down-bonus

The contractors who built an Intensive Care Unit in less than a month at Nicosia General Hospital have returned their bonus check, offering the money as a donation to the state to buy ICU equipment...

18. Coronavirus picture remains positive as island braces for phase two

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-picture-remains-positive-as-island-braces-for-phase-two

Cyprus maintained its streak of minimal new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, as just one new case was announced two days before the initiation of the second phase of the relaxation of measures that will see restrictions on movement lifted....

19. Patients flood A&E department as fears spike over A/C use

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/patients-flood-a-e-department-as-fears-spike-over-a-c-use

Visitation spiked at the Paphos General Hospital A&E department on Monday as the heatwave, coupled with acute fears over coronavirus spreading through air conditioners, left many people falling under vulnerable groups severely affected by the abrupt rise in temperatures....

20. Cyprus records just one new coronavirus case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-records-just-one-new-coronavirus-case

Just one new coronavirus case was announced in the Republic of Cyprus on Monday, raising total known cases to 917....

21. Nicosia police trying to solve nasty street fight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-trying-to-solve-nasty-street-fight

Two suspects have been released while three others remain in custody in connection with last weekend’s brawl in Kaimakli, when police officers were called to break off a fight...

22. Driver killed in Larnaca weekend accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-killed-in-larnaca-weekend-accident

A Larnaca resident was killed in a road accident over the weekend after the car he was driving went off the highway in Larnaca district...

23. UNSG calls on two sides to cooperate on pandemic, opening of crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsg-calls-on-two-sides-to-cooperate-on-pandemic-opening-of-crossings

The leaders on both sides of the Cyprus divide received a letter from UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, who called for cooperation in dealing with the pandemic and in lifting restrictions at crossings....

24. Cyprus 'golden visa' scheme returns to spotlight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-golden-visa-scheme-returns-to-spotlight

Cyprus’ controversial citizenship-by-investment scheme was thrust into the spotlight once again after the investigative journalism platform Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) published an in-depth report on the granting of a ‘golden passport’ to a senior member of the Saudi royal family and six of his family members....

25. President lets man who broke curfew walk free

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-lets-man-who-broke-curfew-walk-free

President Nicos Anastasiades has issued a reprieve for a man sentenced to 45 days in prison for violating curfew, following outrage by legal experts who said the punishment did not fit the crime...

26. Woman succumbs to virus, two new cases confirmed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-succumbs-to-virus-two-new-cases-confirmed

Two new coronavirus cases emerged on Wednesday, while a woman aged 85, who suffered from underlying health conditions, succumbed to her coronavirus infection raising the coronavirus death toll to 17....

27. 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....

28. AG mulling over intervening after man gets prison for breaking curfew

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ag-mulling-over-intervening-after-man-gets-prison-for-breaking-curfew

Attorney-General Costas Clerides said Wednesday that the Law Office of the Republic of Cyprus, in consultation with President Nicos Anastasiades, is considering to intervene in a case where a court imposed a 45-day prison sentence on a 35-year-old man who had broken curfew in late March to visit his girlfriend....

29. North and south touch base on coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-and-south-touch-base-on-coronavirus

A bicommunal technical committee on health was set to convene on Wednesday to discuss the situation pertaining to the coronavirus outbreak across Cyprus, while it was not clear whether meeting would include discussion on re-opening checkpoints...

30. Elderly woman injured while picking capers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-woman-injured-while-picking-capers

An elderly woman who went out to collect wild capers in Paphos ended up in the hospital after falling from a height of three metres...

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