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1. Minister urges COVID survivors to get jabbed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-urges-covid-survivors-to-get-jabbed

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou is calling on COVID survivors in the Republic of Cyprus to get vaccinated, saying vaccines offer protection...

2. Vaxxed doc treated for infection in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaxxed-doc-treated-for-infection-in-cyprus

A doctor in Limassol, who is said to have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, is out of any immediate danger after being hospitalized with a coronavirus infection, as fear and confusion about the rise of variants continue to muddle the government’s message...

3. Cypriot minister vies for UK's green status

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-vies-for-uk-s-green-status

Cypriot deputy tourism minister Savvas Perdios has been trying to sway British officials towards including his country on the UK’s green list, following a recent improvement of the epidemiological situation on the island that could still be argued either way in London...

4. A silent pandemic requiring global action now

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-silent-pandemic-requiring-global-action-now

If policymakers fail to address the challenge of antimicrobial resistance they risk seeing the rise of a silent pandemic, write Stella Kyriakides and Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...

5. Cyprus jumps the gun on Sinopharm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-jumps-the-gun-on-sinopharm

Travelers who have been inoculated with Sinopharm can now visit freely the Republic of Cyprus, but it is up to other EU member states to accept the Chinese vaccine if the latest draft version for a COVID certificate is adopted in Strasburg next month...

6. Denier monk brought back to Stavrovouni

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/denier-monk-brought-back-to-stavrovouni

A monk who left Stavrovouni Monastery last week on an ascetic quest was found by a search team in good health on Wednesday, with reports suggesting the brother’s mission started after his refusal to wear a mask had raised eyebrows...

7. Official says no data privacy after death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/official-says-no-data-privacy-after-death

Cyprus’ privacy commissioner says a recent decision by the health ministry to withhold vaccination history in reported COVID deaths could not be based on privacy concerns but 'possibly other reasons'...

8. Cabinet under pressure to modify safe pass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-under-pressure-to-modify-safe-pass

There are reports of second thoughts over the scope of Cyprus’ safety pass with Kathimerini reporting that grievances within the hospitality industry have reached the Presidential Palace, putting enormous pressure on the health minister to water down rules pertaining to restaurants...

9. 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...

10. Citizens not trusted with Covid self tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/citizens-not-trusted-with-covid-self-tests

Home test kits for COVID-19 are helping many countries detect infections while reducing long lines outside testing centers, but over-the-counter testing has not been incorporated in the Republic of Cyprus where officials remain reluctant over trusting private citizens with the results...

11. New COVID death reports leave out vax history

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-covid-death-reports-leave-out-vax-history

The Health Ministry of the Republic of Cyprus has stopped reporting on the vaccination history in COVID-related deaths, citing difficulties over providing a full picture in each case due to privacy concerns...

12. Cyprus ends lockdown with safe pass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ends-lockdown-with-safe-pass

A third lockdown in the Republic of Cyprus ended on Sunday as new measures went into effect Monday including a controversial safety pass, with the government betting on a slight improvement as it pushes for gradual return to normality...

13. COVID still rampant despite improvement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-still-rampant-despite-improvement

There was some mixed news in Cyprus on Friday, after a National Surveillance Report showed COVID-19 still prevalent at high levels despite some improvement...

14. CoronaPass tricky for some COVID survivors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronapass-tricky-for-covid-survivors

People and businesses in the Republic of Cyprus were still waiting Friday for an official decree after Cabinet approval for a controversial CoronaPass, but COVID survivors with antibodies could have a hard time proving immunity after the health ministry said it would not accept self-test or home kits...

15. Coronapass approved for post-lockdown Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-coronapass-for-post-lockdown-cyprus

The President’s Cabinet has approved the introduction of Coronapass and a set of other measures and modifications to current rules, as the Republic of Cyprus prepares to end its third pandemic lockdown after Sunday but not without legal questions...

16. Cyprus offers no-hassle holidays for the fully vaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-offers-no-hassle-holidays-for-the-fully-vaccinated

Cyprus is offering hassle-free holidays to fully vaccinated individuals from 65 countries from May 10 as it seeks to recoup lost ground from the pandemic...

17. Cabinet split as measures gain on lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-split-as-measures-gain-on-lockdown

The Cabinet is set to announce later on Friday a new set of measures to curb the COVID-19 spread in the community, as daily cases continue to rise with a situation in hospitals extremely alarming...

18. Cypriot referral hospital full again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-referral-hospital-full-again

The Famagusta referral hospital for COVID-19 has reached full capacity in the Republic of Cyprus, with reports saying hospitalizations remained on an upward trend but the number of serious cases remained low...

19. 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....

20. Stricter protocol for cases detected at schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stricter-protocol-for-cases-detected-at-schools

The government on Thursday moved to draw up a stricter protocol for handling coronavirus cases detected among school staff and students, after several chains of infection made the recent return of children to classrooms a growing headache....

21. IMF: Withdrawal of support measures should be gradual

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/imf-withdrawal-of-support-measures-should-be-gradual

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission met virtually with the Cypriot authorities from March 8–29, 2021 to discuss recent economic developments and policy priorities on the island. In an interview with Kathimerini Cyprus, IMF mission chief for Cyprus, Anita Tuladhar, said the longer the recovery period in sectors related to tourism, the greater the chance that permanent scars will remain in the economy of Cyprus. Tuladhar also noted the importance of state-sponsored programs to support the economy....

22. Cyprus urges public to use Covid tracer app

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-urges-public-to-use-covid-tracer-app

The Republic of Cyprus’ health ministry is calling on the public to use the CoVTracer-EN, the country’s national application for mobile phones, in a bid to avoid congestion and contribute to the containment of daily coronavirus infections...

23. Cyprus' climbing positivity rate trend stabilising

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-climbing-positivity-rate-trend-stabilising

The upward trend in Cyprus’ weekly coronavirus positivity rate for appears to have come to a halt, but remains at relatively high levels, an updated national surveillance report covering the period up to March 23 showed....

24. Minister links hospitalization spike to carnival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-links-hospitalization-spike-to-carnival

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou says a jump in hospitalizations involving intensive care treatment for COVID-19 was the result of carnival celebrations some ten days ago...

25. Report shows numbers behind Limassol Covid headache

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-shows-numbers-behind-limassol-covid-headache

The positivity rate for Covid-19 is rising in Cyprus on a weekly basis, particularly in the Limassol district where it stands at 1.3%, according to the National Surveillance Report published Friday and containing data until March 16....

26. Cyprus to resume AZ jabs Friday after EU agency gives nod

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-resume-az-jabs-friday-after-eu-agency-gives-nod

The European Union’s drug regulatory agency said Thursday that the AstraZeneca vaccine is not linked to an overall increase in the risk of blood clots and that the benefits of use outweigh the risks, paving the way for European countries to resume administering the shots....

27. Rapid test results under fire again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rapid-tests-under-fire-again

Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides says a second PCR test came back negative, giving rise to further debate over the reliability of rapid test results, with a health expert also raising questions over the use of the method in Cyprus...

28. EU regulator approves Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot jab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-regulator-approves-johnson-johnson-s-one-shot-jab

The European Medicines Agency has authorized Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose Covid-19 shot, giving the European Union a fourth licensed vaccine to fight the pandemic as its vaccination drive continues to proceed much more slowly than hoped. ...

29. More than quarter of Cyprus Covid-19 cases are UK variant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-quarter-of-cyprus-covid-19-cases-are-uk-variant

More than a quarter of Covid-19 cases detected in Cyprus are of a highly contagious variant of the virus first identified in Britain last autumn and may explain a recent spike, authorities said on Thursday....

30. EU to get 4mln more Pfizer/BioNTech Covid shots this month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-get-4mln-more-pfizer-biontech-covid-shots-this-month

The European Commission said on Wednesday it has reached a deal with drugmakers Pfizer and BioNTech for the supply of an additional four million Covid-19 vaccine doses to be delivered this month....

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