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02 February, 2023
 

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1. World Cup Chief Executive: 'Death is a part of life'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-cup-chief-executive-death-is-a-part-of-life

The Qatar World Cup chief executive said 'death is a part of life' in response to the tragic death of yet another migrant worker who has died at a training site....

2. Unaccompanied minors are on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unaccompanied-minors-are-on-the-rise

Managing the exponentially increasing number of unaccompanied minors or unaccompanied alien children (UAC) is a problem that must be solved by the government in collaboration with NGOs and other relevant actors....

3. Bird flu: 'No reason to panic', says Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-no-reason-to-panic

There is no reason to panic, the situation is manageable and all the protocols of the Health and Agriculture Ministries have been implemented from the first moment for the avian flu cases detected in Famagusta district, said the Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipantela, after his meeting on Wednesday with the competent authorities on the matter....

4. Procedures, criminal offender profiles, and the law governing child abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/procedures-criminal-offender-profiles-and-the-law-governing-child-abuse

The recent news has been overshadowed by new complaints from schoolgirls in Cyprus alleging that their headmaster has harassed them sexually, while in Greece the Aeolus box is opening due to revelations about the "Ark of the World" foundation....

5. Masks no longer required, but with some exceptions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/masks-no-longer-required-but-with-some-exceptions

Minister of Health, Michael Hadjipandela, made statements following the Cabinet meeting today, followed by a further briefing by the communication officer of the Ministry of Health, Constantinos Athanasiou....

6. 18 year old with no travel history diagnosed with monkeypox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/18-year-old-with-no-travel-history-diagnosed-with-monkeypox

The Ministry of Health announced on Friday a new monkeypox case, concerning an 18-year-old man, following a molecular laboratory test by the microbiology laboratory of the Nicosia General Hospital....

7. 46 year old man with no travel history positive for Monkeypox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/46-year-old-man-with-no-travel-history-positive-for-monkeypox

The 46-year-old man, who had no travel history, showed symptoms of monkeypox, the Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday....

8. Ministry of Health preparing Covid-19 plan for the coming months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-of-health-preparing-covid-19-plan-for-the-coming-months

The Ministry of Health is in the final stretch in its preparations to manage COVID-19 in the next months, the Minister of Health’s Communications Advisor Constantinos Athanasiou said on Tuesday, adding that on Friday a new meeting with the members of the Scientific Advisory Committee will be held....

9. First monkeypox case detected in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-monkeypox-case-detected-in-cyprus

The first case of monkeypox was detected in Cyprus, according to the Ministry of Health....

10. Monkeypox protocols being discussed today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monkeypox-protocols-being-discussed-today

The Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipantela, called for a meeting on Monday to take stock of the latest data, as well as Cyprus' level of preparedness in dealing with monkeypox....

11. President Anastasiades tests positive for Covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/president-anastasiades-tests-positive-for-covid-19

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has tested positive for COVID-19....

12. Abortion debate spills over into Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abortion-debate-spills-over-into-cyprus

Officials in the Republic of Cyprus say sexual and reproductive rights of women on the island are being trampled in the absence of clear protocols, with access to abortion and long-term contraception being put on the line in the southern part...

13. Greece: Covid infected tourists no longer required to quarantine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-covid-infected-tourists-no-longer-required-to-quarantine

A new government decision issued by the Greek authorities earlier this week has established that tourists who get infected with the COVID-19 disease while being in Greece will not be required to go into quarantine. ...

14. Cyprus ready for monkeypox outbreak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ready-for-monkeypox-outbreak

Cyprus’ Health Ministry on Friday announced it has prepared protocols for monkeypox after the rising numbers of infections globally, since the beginning of May....

15. Monkeypox outbreak management plan close to being finalised

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monkeypox-outbreak-management-plan-close-to-being-finalised

The process of drawing up a management and action plan by the Ministry of Health to deal with a possible detection of monkeypox cases in Cyprus is in its final stage, a source of the Ministry has said....

16. Bioethics Committee in favor of euthanasia under strict guidelines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bioethics-committee-in-favor-of-euthanasia-under-strict-guidelines

The Head of the Cyprus National Bioethics Committee Dr. Constantinos Fellas says that euthanasia could be introduced in society as long as it is not taking place unwillingly and that there has to be a strict framework of conditions in place....

17. Fed up doctor lashes out at hospital visit ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fed-up-doctor-lashes-out-at-hospital-visit-ban

A Cypriot doctor who used his medical credentials to tend to a patient in violation of covid protocol says there is no valid basis to keep people away from dying relatives...

18. Expert says testing blindly a waste of money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-says-testing-blindly-a-waste-of-money

A medical expert in Cyprus says wide-ranging rapid tests on the island have been a waste of money, adding he was in favor of targeted testing but only if it was focused on specific populations and criteria...

19. Cyprus scraps safe pass in supermarkets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scraps-safe-pass-in-supermarkets

Consumers in the Republic of Cyprus no longer have to use a Safe Pass to enter supermarkets and other shops selling necessity goods, after the health ministry adopted categories of high, medium, and low risk venues...

20. Passenger locator form (PLF) to be abolished as of March 15 in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passenger-locator-form-plf-to-be-abolished-as-of-march-15-in-greece

Greece is abolishing a requirement for vaccinated international travelers to fill in a detailed passenger form introduced as part of the measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus as the pandemic appeared to be waning in the country and ahead of this year’s tourist season....

21. The new and improved CovScan Cyprus ready for use

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-new-and-improved-covscan-cyprus-ready-for-use

The Deputy Ministry of Research and Innovation has finalized the changes needed in the app to automatically recognize the new health protocols in place for establishments and businesses on the island....

22. Cyprus simplifies dance unban for carnival week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-simplifies-dance-unban-for-carnival-week

The government in the Republic of Cyprus is adjusting rules for clubbing and dancing venues during carnival week, but a layered risk-assessment formula partially based on vaccination status won’t go into effect until next month after the end of festivities...

23. Health Minister expresses hope as easing of covid measures begin today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-expresses-hope-as-easing-of-covid-measures-begin-today

Relaxed covid measures announced last week are in effect as of today, Monday the 21st of February. ...

24. The new smart SafePass is ready

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-new-smart-safepass-is-ready

In less than three weeks since the decision was made, a new digital tool has been prepared that will give additional potential to pandemic controls. ...

25. Relaxation of measures to begin next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/relaxation-of-measures-to-begin-next-week

New covid measures have been announced today following the meeting of the Minister of Health and the Scientific Advisory Committee this morning. ...

26. Cabinet approves small changes to coronavirus measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-small-changes-to-coronavirus-measures

The Council of Ministers today approved small changes to the covid measures in place, including lifting the prohibition of entry in food and drink establishments and theatres to unvaccinated minors between 12 and 17 years of age and extending the "test to stay" measure to the National Guard....

27. Mom’s word not good enough for school

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mom-s-word-not-good-enough-for-school

An incident where a young child was left unattended off school premises has drawn the attention of officials in Cyprus, with the commissioner for children’s rights seeking more information after educators refused to accept mom’s word about a rapid test result...

28. Covid cases mount as athletes, personnel arrive in Beijing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-cases-mount-as-athletes-personnel-arrive-in-beijing

During the past four days China has detected 119 COVID-19 cases among athletes and personnel involved in the Beijing Winter Olympics, with authorities imposing a "closed loop" bubble to keep participants, staff and media separated from the public....

29. Antiviral pill by Pfizer expected in Cyprus by mid-February

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/antiviral-pill-by-pfizer-expected-in-cyprus-by-mid-february

Plaxovid, the Pfizer antiviral pill against COVID-19 has been approved by EMA and is expected in Cyprus by mid-February,...

30. '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. ...

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