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1. Clarifications Min. Health for the new measures - The exceptions for telework

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clarifications-min-health-for-the-new-measures-the-exceptions-for-telework

In a written announcement, the Ministry of Health clarified the new measures that were decided upon during yesterday's meeting of the Council of Ministers....

2. The Pope has arrived in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/live-the-pope-has-arrived-in-cyprus

Pope Francis arrived in Cyprus on Thursday afternoon. The Cypriot government, through its Deputy Spokesman Niovis Parisinou, had described the Pope's visit as "an important event of international scope that is of global interest"....

3. Minister of Health announces new measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-of-health-announces-new-measures

Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipantelas held a news conference today at noon to announce stricter measures in order to reduce the growing number of coronavirus cases recorded on a daily basis in Cyprus....

4. Greece: Big 'jump' in appointments after mandate for compulsory vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-big-jump-in-appointments-after-mandate-for-compulsory-vaccinations

In the last few hours, an immediate jump in new vaccination appointments was recorded in Greece following an announcement from the Prime Minister that fines would be imposed on those that refused to get vaccinated by mid-January....

5. Protests continue against new COVID measures (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protests-continue-against-new-covid-measures

Protests continued this morning outside the House of Representatives against the use of masks in primary schools, rapid testing and vaccinations outside the House of Representatives....

6. Man dies during taxi ride between hospitals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-dies-during-taxi-ride-between-hospitals

Health officials have ordered a probe into an incident in Paphos where an elderly man died in a taxi while on a ride between hospitals after being refused treatment and ambulance...

7. 100 euro fine for unvaccinated Greeks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/100-euro-fine-for-unvaccinated-greeks

Greece said on Tuesday it would make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for people aged 60 and over, a drastic step for the country grappling with a new surge in coronavirus cases....

8. Stricter measures at all ports of entry, including crossing points this Christmas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stricter-measures-at-all-ports-of-entry-including-crossing-points-this-christmas

Hadjipantelas told the press that both his Ministry and the Scientific community agreed to have mandatory PCR tests at airports, ports and marinas and stricter measures at crossing points....

9. Cyprus bans foreigners from Omicron countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bans-foreigners-from-omicron-countries

The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus has issued a ban on all foreign travelers from specific African countries citing a new coronavirus variant, as the government accelerates efforts to check whether any possible Omicron cases may have found their way into the island...

10. Germany readies its air force to transport covid patients to other parts of the country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-readies-its-air-force-to-transport-covid-patients-to-other-parts-of-the-country

Germany readied its air force to transfer COVID-19 patients from overwhelmed hospitals in the south as national case numbers rocketed and a new virus variant in South Africa caused widespread alarm....

11. Britain cuts flights from South African countries due to the new mutation of the coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-cuts-flights-from-south-african-countries-due-to-the-new-mutation-of-the-coronavirus

The British government decided on Thursday night to impose travel restrictions on six South African countries due to concerns about the new coronavirus B.1.1529....

12. Employers must pay at least 28 euros per month to teleworking employees in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/employers-must-pay-at-least-28-euros-per-month-to-teleworking-employees-in-greece

Employers will have to pay a minimum compensation of 28 euros per month to each of their employees who are teleworking,...

13. Parents association oppose Covid measures on younger children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-association-oppose-the-measures-taken-by-the-council-of-ministers-yesterday

The Pancyprian Confederation of Parents has voiced their opposition to the new measures announced by the Council of Ministers on Wednesday....

14. Cyprus announces measures to ‘save Christmas’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-measures-to-‘save-christmas

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has approved more pandemic measures ahead of the holiday season, including state subsidies for self tests for vaccinated individuals, while those who have not received the jab will need to pay if they want to want to screen for the bug in the comfort of their own home...

15. Health Minister suggests new measures to contain rise in daily covid cases

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

A list of suggested measures will be brought before the Council of Ministers on Wednesday in an effort to contain the rise in daily coronavirus cases, ...

16. British concern about medical treatments in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-concern-about-medical-treatments-in-cyprus

A British medical examiner has expressed concern about the level of care that members of British military families receive from doctors in Cyprus....

17. German Health Minister: 'Vaccinated, recovered or dead' by the end of winter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany

New calls for an increase in vaccinations were made on Monday by the German Minister of Health, Jens Span. The Minister warned about a very difficult winter to come due to a pandemic, while discussions to extend the deadline for persons to get vaccinated are intensifying around the country....

18. 35,000 protesters demonstrated against COVID measures in Austria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/35-000-protesters-demonstrate-against-covid-measures-in-austria

Tens of thousands of protesters, many from far-right groups, marched through Vienna on Saturday after the Austrian government announced a nationwide lockdown beginning Monday to contain the country’s skyrocketing coronavirus infections....

19. 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....

20. Mandatory CovScan Cyprus begins amid confusion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mandatory-covscan-cyprus-begins-amid-confusion

CovScan Cyprus, a digital app used for scanning health documents during the pandemic, became mandatory on Monday in the Republic of Cyprus, but there was still confusion as officials still disagreed on whether door greeters should match digital names to actual photo IDs...

21. Cyprus produces first ever PDO halloumi

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-produces-first-ever-pdo-halloumi

The first badge of halloumi bearing the PDO certificate has been produced by a Greek Cypriot dairy business in Frenaros, but comments in Turkish Cypriot media gave way to a war of words over which side actually authorizes inspections on the ethnically divided island...

22. Digital CovScan will be mandatory by the 22nd of November

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/digital-covscan-will-be-mandatory-by-the-22nd-of-november

Following the decision of the Council of Ministers to carry out SafePass checks through the CovScan Cyprus application, the Ministry of Health is reminding the public that the use of the application becomes mandatory from Monday, November 22, onwards....

23. Scorpions flood Egyptian villages after storm, sting more than 500 people

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scorpions-flood-egyptian-villages-after-storm-sting-and-hospitalize-hundreds

Scorpions that were flushed from their underground desert homes by recent storms have stung more than 500 people in the governorate of Aswan, in southern Egypt....

24. The lockdown of the unvaccinated begins today in Austria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-lockdown-of-the-unvaccinated

A lockdown for citizens who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 enters into force in Austria today, and even stricter restrictions are not ruled out if the situation continues to worsen....

25. Ministry gives green light to booster shots for 18 and older

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-gives-green-light-to-booster-shots-for-18-and-older

The proposal of the Minister of Health, Mr. Michalis Hadjipandelas, was approved at today's meeting by the Council of Ministers...

26. Supermarkets disagree with CovScan and ask for instructions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/supermarkets-disagree-with-covscan-and-ask-for-instructions

Supermarket owners are asking the Minister of Health for instructions on how to implement CovScan, but they are underlining their opposition to this measure and the adoption of any additional measures to support its implementation....

27. 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...

28. Mandatory vaccination of NHS workers in England from spring

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mandatory-vaccination-of-nhs-workers-in-england-from-spring

The British government is expected to announce later in the day that front-line staff of the NHS National Health Service in England will be required to have been vaccinated against coronavirus by April....

29. Booster shots begin for people 50 and over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/booster-shots-begin-for-people-50-and-over

Following the decision of the Council of Ministers yesterday regarding COVID-19 booster shots for vulnerable citizens and those aged 50 and over, the Health Ministry announces the following:...

30. CovScan Cyprus mandatory but questions remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-makes-covscan-mandatory-but-questions-remain

Door greeters at supermarkets and other businesses will have to use an android app when checking Safe Pass, according to a Cabinet decision, but the policy going into effect on Monday has left many questions unanswered with citizens calling even pharmacies to get the latest scoop...

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