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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. North irked over Turkish handball player’s airlift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-irked-over-turkish-handball-player-s-airlift

Turkish Cypriots are accusing Greek Cypriots of trying to trying to score political points after a handball player quarantined in the south was not allowed to cross into the north to head back to Istanbul and had to be airlifted by an ambulance plane...

3. Minister of Health 'proud' of progress on test-to-stay measure at schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-of-health-proud-of-progress-on-test-to-stay-measure-at-schools

The Ministry of Health is proud of the implementation of the "test to stay" measure at elementary schools, said Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela, adding that in the event it is successful, it will be implemented in other state services....

4. Cyprus president nixes luxury car use for top civil servants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-nixes-luxury-car-use-for-top-civil-servants

Cyprus’ president has scrapped plans to grant free-of-charge, around-the-clock use of state-financed luxury vehicles to top civil servants amid a public outcry over a perceived waste of taxpayers’ money, a government spokesman said Monday....

5. Severe weather brings snow to Athens, Greek islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/severe-weather-brings-snow-to-athens-greek-islands

A severe weather front has hit Greece, with below-freezing temperatures and snowfall in many parts of the country, including the capital Athens and many Aegean islands....

6. 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....

7. Cyprus still undecided on EUDCC recovery for tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-still-undecided-on-eudcc-recovery-for-tourists

A certificate of recovery in the Republic of Cyprus will continue to list 180 days as period of validity, but a decision to halve that period starting next month will only affect locals using Safe Pass unless the government decides to extend the measure to incoming visitors as well...

8. State issues ultimatum in Chloraka refugee standstill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-issues-ultimatum-in-chloraka-refugee-standstill

Paphos officials are seeking ways to convince asylum seekers at a controversial studio complex in Chloraka to move out, with reports saying residents have been told they would lose their refugee assistance unless they agree by the end of the month to relocate at a migrant facility...

9. 'Test to stay' in schools temporary measure for now

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-to-stay-in-schools-temporary-measure-for-now

A meeting was held today at the Ministry of Education to inform representatives of educational organizations POED, OELMEK and OLTEK and the organized parents of Primary and Secondary Education for the implementation of the test to stay in schools. ...

10. Molnupiravir now available in Cyprus as of today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/molnupiravir-now-available-in-cyprus-as-of-today

MSD's oral antiviral medicine Molnupiravir/Lagevrio, will be available only with a prescription from Monday, 17 January, according to the Ministry of Health in Cyprus....

11. Ministry of Health changes vaccination protocols to better serve the public

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-of-health-changes-vaccination-protocols-to-better-serve-the-public

The Ministry of Health is changing vaccination protocols for COVID-19 from Monday, in order to better serve citizens....

12. Cyprus reported 6 COVID deaths and 1,971 new cases on Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reported-6-covid-deaths-and-1-971-new-cases-on-sunday

The Cyprus Health Ministry announced on Sunday 6 new deaths from COVID-19 and 1,970 new cases. Hospitalizations came to 270 and the positivity rate is down to 2.07%. Total deaths reached 681 and the number of cases since the pandemic broke out is now 225,738....

13. Water wars see light of day as Chloraka deadline expires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/water-wars-see-light-of-day-as-chloraka-deadline-expires

Syrian refugees at Chloraka’s controversial studio complex under orders to shut down are calling on authorities to reconnect water supply until a court of law resolves a financial dispute between the local council and the owners, who say cuts on the property have been going on for years...

14. Changes to quarantine release procedure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/changes-to-quarantine-release-procedure

The Ministry of Health has announced that from January 17, 2022, those who have completed the mandatory 10-day quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19 will be automatically released without the intervention of their GP....

15. Persistent dad arrested after school files complaint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/persistent-dad-arrested-after-school-files-complaint

A father in Paphos was arrested this week after a school administration filed a complaint with police saying he made threats over the phone, with the dad denying the accusations and saying he was simply trying to reach the principal who wouldn’t take his call...

16. '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....

17. '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....

18. Wrong person gets rapid test result after leaving line

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wrong-person-gets-rapid-test-result-after-delays

Long lines for rapid tests have been reported over the weekend in the Republic of Cyprus, with a mayor of a local town accusing the health ministry of “zero organization” and a woman in the capital who got tired of waiting still getting a result without giving a sample...

19. More than 460 children inoculated on Saturday in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-460-children-inoculated-on-saturday-in-limassol

A total of 465 children, aged 5-11 years old, received the jab against COVID-19 on Saturday at the vaccination center in the “Spyros Kyprianou” sports center in Limassol, according to information by the Health Ministry....

20. Minister of Health reassures public on new 'Deltacron' variant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-of-health-reassures-public-on-new-deltacron-variant

Minister of Health Michael Hadjipantela said on Saturday that Deltacron, a new variant of COVID-19 found in Cyprus, was not something to worry about....

21. British troops to help London hospitals hit by Covid-19 staff shortages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-troops-to-help-london-hospitals-hit-by-covid-19-staff-shortages

The British government is tapping into the military to ease staffing shortages across London hospitals caused by a fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak....

22. Rapid increase in cases in the occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-rapid-increase-in-cases-in-the-occupied-territories

There was a rapid increase in cases of coronavirus in the occupied territories, with the "Ministry of Health" announcing on Thursday 1001 new positive cases diagnosed in a 24 hour period, the majority of the cases were acquired locally....

23. Philippines' Duterte threatens unvaccinated people with arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/philippines-duterte-threatens-unvaccinated-people-with-arrest

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday people who have not taken COVID-19 shots will be arrested if they disobeyed stay-at-home orders as infections hit a three-month high....

24. A soul for 80 euros

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-soul-for-80-euros

With all the news about viruses, measures, political grandstanding and bickering these days, it's good to know that some people still have heart. ...

25. Israel adopts a new strategy in the fight against the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-adapts-a-new-strategy-in-the-fight-against-the-pandemic

Israel is changing its quarantine and diagnostic policy in a bid to ensure lasting protection for those vulnerable to the spread of the Omicron variant, the health ministry said....

26. 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....

27. Cyprus to get on board with more measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-get-on-board-with-more-measures

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has called on the state’s attorney general to weigh in before a Wednesday Cabinet meeting when additional measures are expected to be announced in response to a surge in coronavirus cases right after the Christmas break...

28. Greek schools to reopen Jan 10, with more Covid-19 testing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-schools-to-reopen-jan-10-with-more-covid-19-testing

Greek schools will reopen January 10, as planned, with increased Covid-19 testing, officials confirmed Tuesday....

29. Greece: Possible reopening of schools with stricter protocols

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-possible-reopening-of-schools-with-stricter-protocols

With Covid-19 infections going through the roof, Greece's Education Ministry plans to tighten testing and restrictions at schools as it is keen to see them reopen on January 10....

30. Scientific Committee to meet with Health Minister after a surge in cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scientific-committee-to-meet-with-health-minister-after-a-surge-in-cases

Scientific Committee on pandemic will be meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades at the Presidential Palace, Government Spokesperson Marios Pelekanos announced on Tuesday....

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