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1. Cyprus says two shots won't cut it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-two-shots-not-enough

Cypriot scientists say an additional shot against the coronavirus could improve immunity for vaccinated people as well as fight against new variants, with the EU preparing to order booster vaccines despite warnings from the bloc’s drug regulator against making 'premature' moves...

2. Third lockdown brings new support schemes totaling €120m

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/third-lockdown-brings-new-support-schemes-totaling-€120m

New support measures to the tune of €120 million to address the effects Cyprus’ third total lockdown on employees and companies were announced by the Finance and Labour Ministers on Wednesday....

3. Holy Moly ahead of Holy Week decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holy-moly-ahead-of-holy-week-decision

The President’s Cabinet is expected on Thursday to announce a way forward ahead of Greek Orthodox Holy Week, with the health minister not favoring tougher pandemic measures but also warning a lockdown was not off the table...

4. Greek Easter relaxation hopes put to rest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-easter-relaxation-hopes-put-to-rest

Cyprus’ current epidemiological situation is behind the government’s latest decision to freeze possible relaxation of restrictions ahead of Greek Orthodox Easter, with the administration focusing on vaccinations but also not ruling out further measures...

5. More than half of Cyprus nursing staff opt out of jab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-half-of-cyprus-nursing-staff-opt-out-of-jab

Less than half of total nursing staff at public hospitals have opted to get vaccinated against coronavirus, state health services organisation spokesperson Charalambos Charilaou said....

6. Economic activity could resume by spring end, Anastasiades says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/economic-activity-could-resume-by-spring-end-anastasiades-says

President Nicos Anastasiades said Wednesday that he was hopeful that economic activity could resume by the end of spring, given that no unpredicted developments arise on the part of pharmaceutical companies....

7. Cyprus Mines insolvency deal under scrutiny in US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-mines-insolvency-under-scrutiny-in-us

Cyprus Mines Corporation which filed for bankruptcy in the United States following hundreds of asbestos lawsuits has rejected accusations that a committee representing claimants was acting in bad faith, but lawyers representing victims are calling on a judge to rework a deal under intense scrutiny...

8. Cyprus expecting 60,000 Covid doses this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expecting-60-000-doses-this-week

9. Greece makes self test kits available this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-makes-self-testing-kits-available-this-week

The first batch of do-it-yourself Covid-19 tests will be distributed to an estimated 11,000 pharmacies across Greece as of Tuesday, after being shipped into the country over the weekend...

10. Over half of Cyprus population to get jab by June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-half-of-cyprus-population-to-get-jab-by-june

By June, over 60% of Cyprus’ adult population wishing to the coronavirus jab will be vaccinated, the deputy head of the state health services Dr Olga Kalakouta said....

11. Ioannou: Matter of time until health system brought to its knees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ioannou-matter-of-time-until-health-system-brought-to-its-knees

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou warned Wednesday that if the current trend of rising new cases and hospital admissions continues, it will only be a matter of time until the healthcare system is brought to its knees....

12. Peter Piot: Vaccination passports a one-way street

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/peter-piot-vaccination-passports-a-one-way-street

Professor Peter Piot, advisor to the Commission President, speaks to ‘K’...

13. Probe into police brutality has three-month deadline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-into-police-brutality-has-three-month-deadline

The independent authority for the investigation of allegations and complaints against the police said Thursday that it instructed the four criminal investigators probing complaints of police brutality at last Saturday’s protest to wrap up investigations within three months....

14. Cyprus receives first batch of 7,200 AstraZeneca doses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-receives-first-batch-of-7-200-astrazeneca-doses

Cyprus received on Monday the first batch of 7,200 doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, of which the island expects to receive around 70,000 doses by the end of the month. ...

15. Ministry urges caution as new report shows burdened health system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-urges-caution-as-new-report-shows-burdened-healthcare-system

Though Cyprus has managed to regain control over the spread of coronavirus, with daily cases fluctuating around the one hundred mark, the Health Ministry said Friday that transmission within the local community is ongoing and the healthcare system remains heavily burdened....

16. Cyprus aiming for 100,000 vaccinations by March end

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aims-at-100-000-vaccinations-by-march-end

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Wednesday that the Republic is aiming toward reaching the 100,000 mark in number of people vaccinated by the end of March....

17. Authorities receive 22 reports of adverse reactions to vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-receive-22-reports-of-mild-adverse-reactions-to-covid-vaccine

The Health Ministry’s Department of Pharmacovigilance and Clinical Trials has so far received a total of 22 reports of possible adverse reactions to the coronavirus vaccine....

18. Rampant spread contained but Cyprus still in red zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rampant-spread-contained-but-cyprus-still-in-red-zone

Despite indications that the rampant spread of the virus has been contained, Cyprus remains in the red zone, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Thursday....

19. Health authorities narrow down vaccine age group priority

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-authorities-narrow-down-age-group-vaccine-priority

A slowdown in coronavirus vaccine deliveries led the health ministry to announce a restructuring of the initial vaccination plan on Tuesday to ensure that those aged over 90 get the jab given the dwindling supply....

20. Cyprus’ vaccine appointments booked solid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-vaccine-appointments-booked-solid

Appointment slots for the vaccine were booked solid in Nicosia after midnight, with other districts quickly following suit as Cypriots rushed to the state’s vaccine portal to reserve their shot...

21. Travel categories of SMS system that returns Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/travel-categories-of-sms-system-that-returns-sunday

The SMS system that Cyprus was happy to be rid of in late spring last year will be returning on Sunday as the island grapples with the rampant spread of coronavirus that has left the healthcare system increasingly burdened....

22. SMS system returns as Cyprus enters three-week lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-system-returns-as-cyprus-enters-three-week-lockdown

Cyprus Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou announced the new restrictions agreed upon by the Cabinet on Friday, which include a clampdown on unnecessary movements, and social and professional gatherings....

23. Cabinet locked into partial lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-locked-into-partial-lockdown

A partial lockdown is expected to go into effect in the Republic of Cyprus some time after Friday, when the President’s Cabinet will decide on new measures to fight further spread of the coronavirus through the end of the month...

24. Vaccination slots this week booked solid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccination-slots-this-week-booked-solid

Vaccinations for those aged of 80 began on Tuesday after vaccinations for the first priority group – healthcare workers dealing with coronavirus patients and nursing home workers and residents – successfully wrapped up on Monday, with the health ministry announcing that time-slots are already booked solid....

25. Cyprus holds turned thumb over lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-holds-turned-thumb-over-lockdown

Cyprus’ lockdown stance continued to remain unclear following a special meeting between experts and the health minister, with the government hinting thumbs down for a new lockdown citing economic reasons but also thumbs up for stricter measures after hospitalizations reached dangerous levels...

26. Emergency lights and sirens mark New Year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/emergency-lights-and-sirens-mark-new-year

Emergency medics and first responders in the Republic of Cyprus sounded their sirens at midnight on New Year’s Eve, marking the end of a rough year that brought the coronavirus pandemic...

27. Cypriot president grateful for frontline heroes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-grateful-for-frontline-heroes

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades expressed his deep gratitude for 'heroes on the front line' in his New Year’s Eve address, adding that elected politicians 'owe to the people' to pass crucial reforms in the new year...

28. A timeline of the coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-timeline-of-the-coronavirus-pandemic-in-cyprus

The coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus, which kicked off mildly at first with double-digit daily new cases before the second wave sent the island into unprecedented terrain with hundreds of daily new cases and the healthcare system ready to give in at any given time, can be generally divided into four stages. ...

29. Healthcare system nearing its limits, Health Minister warns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/healthcare-system-nearing-its-limits-health-minister-warns

The surge in coronavirus patients has begun to put intense pressure on the healthcare system, with the Health Ministry and State Health Services (Okypy) already working on a plan to restructure how hospitals will deal with the steady influx of coronavirus patients....

30. Cyprus President to be among first to get Covid jab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-to-be-among-first-to-get-covid-jab

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades will be among the first citizens to receive the vaccine against Covid-19, Government Spokesman Kyriacos Koushos said Friday....

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