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1. Cabinet shortens recommended isolation for contacts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-shortens-recommended-isolation-for-contacts

The cabinet, under President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades, has decided on Wednesday to shorten to 10 days the recommended time for isolation for persons who are contacts of people with COVID-19....

2. Djokovic heads for Belgrade after deportation from Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/djokovic-heads-for-belgrade-after-deportation-from-australia

Novak Djokovic was headed home to Serbia on Monday after his deportation from Australia over its required COVID-19 vaccination ended the No. 1-ranked men’s tennis player’s hopes of defending his Australian Open title....

3. COVID-19: Self-isolation for fully jabbed in England cut from seven days to five

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-self-isolation-for-fully-jabbed-in-england-cut-from-seven-days-to-five

The isolation period for fully vaccinated people in England who test positive for COVID will be reduced from seven days to five, the health secretary has announced....

4. Djokovic sorry for COVID mistakes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/djokovic-sorry-for-covid-mistakes

World tennis No. 1 and vaccine opponent Novak Djokovic blamed "human error" on Wednesday for a mistake in his Australian immigration paperwork and apologized for breaking isolation for a photoshoot when he had COVID-19 last month....

5. Rising anger with Turkey drives calls for reunification in crisis-hit northern Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rising-anger-with-turkey-drives-calls-for-reunification-in-crisis-hit-northern-cyprus

In his sun-filled office in north Nicosia, Şener Elcil is plotting his next protest. Anger, he says, is in the air in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus....

6. State scrambles to close isolation loophole

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-scrambles-to-close-isolation-loophole

Officials in Cyprus are worried about another Safe Pass loophole that could potentially leave infected persons under isolation orders undetected in restricted areas unless the program gets a critical update...

7. Britain: Rubbish isn't collected, supermarkets shelves are empty and councils slash services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-rubbish-isn-t-collected-supermarkets-shelves-are-empty-and-councils-slash-services

The UK's self-isolation 'farce' means at least 1million people are now stuck at home - crippling many critical services with supermarket shelves emptying, trains canceled, bin collections axed, council services slashed and up to 25 percent of care home staff off work and one in ten NHS staff off sick....

8. Member of scientific committee sees enormous COVID spread if schools reopen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/member-of-scientific-committee-sees-enormous-covid-spread-if-schools-reopen

"If schools reopen on January 10th there will be an enormous spread of COVID-19", Dr. Petros Karayiannis, member of the scientific committee on the pandemic told the Cyprus News Agency while expressing the hope that during tomorrow`s meeting with the Health Minister, the right decisions will be made....

9. Αll passengers arriving in Cyprus need to present a negative PCR test prior to departure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-passengers-arriving-in-cyprus-need-to-present-a-negative-pcr-test-prior-to-departure

The Health Ministry has announced new regulations for passengers arriving in Cyprus, effective the 4th of January. According to the announcement, all passengers regardless of their vaccination course, are asked to present a negative PCR 48 hrs prior to their departure....

10. Doctor says government stalling pandemic response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-says-government-stalling-pandemic-response

A local doctor says additional pandemic measures that go into effect next week should have been taken back in November, while accusing the Cypriot government of failing to stick to a plan to minimize the spread of coronavirus...

11. 'A time to heal' - The events that defined 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-time-to-heal-the-events-that-defined-2021

Did you know that one of the most Googled subjects around the world this year was ‘how to heal’? ...

12. 'Measures taken were aimed at reducing disruption to society and economy'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/measures-taken-were-aimed-at-reducing-disruption-to-society-and-economy

The new measures taken by the Cabinet yesterday were focused and aimed at avoiding disruption to society and the economy,...

13. 'The pandemic concerns everyone', said Health Minister as new measures announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-pandemic-concerns-everyone-said-health-minister-as-new-measures-announced

"The pandemic concerns everyone and with more than three thousand cases per day in our small population, it means COVID is threatening each and every one of us", said Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela announcing the new measures decided upon in an extraordinary session of the cabinet on Wednesday evening....

14. Contacts with booster shot not required to isolate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/contacts-with-booster-shot-not-required-to-isolate

The government in the Republic of Cyprus says close contacts who have received a booster shot against the coronavirus are not required to isolate during the holidays, but scientists are still studying the potential impact of the new omicron variant...

15. Updated measures for people arriving from the UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/updated-measures-for-people-arriving-from-the-uk

Due to the rapid increase in Omicron cases in the United Kingdom, all passengers entering the Republic of Cyprus from the United Kingdom over the age of 12 and regardless of vaccination coverage or previous illness are required to do the following:...

16. The number of children ages 5-11 receiving the coronavirus vaccine is increasing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-number-of-children-ages-5-11-receiving-the-coronavirus-vaccine-is-increasing

There is a feeling of optimism when we see the increasing number of children ages 5-11 receiving the coronavirus vaccine, according to Amalia Hatzigianni, Scientific Director of the Larnaca-Famagusta Hospitals....

17. New health measures in effect as of today, Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-health-measures-in-effect-as-of-today-wednesday

New measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 and the Omicron variant are in effect as of Wednesday in Cyprus....

18.  Minister furious over fake test result allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-furious-over-allegations-of-fake-test-results

Cyprus Police say they are investigating allegations about local pharmacies issuing fake positive results from rapid tests, with the health ministry warning of permit revocation and criminal prosecution...

19. Cabinet ponders quick fix to Christmas measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-ponders-quick-fix-to-christmas-measures

New proposed measures heading for a Cabinet meeting on Monday could mean more restrictions for unvaccinated citizens but also tougher protocols for contacts who already got the jab against COVID-19...

20. Omicron loopholes throw Cyprus into chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-loopholes-throw-cyprus-into-chaos

Officials in the Republic of Cyprus were in the hot seat after vaccinated students on Friday tested positive for the Omicron variant following a trip abroad, with questions left unanswered as to how the specific situation was handled by authorities...

21. Woman in quarantine dies home alone in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-in-quarantine-dies-home-alone-in-paphos

A woman in Paphos died at home on Wednesday where she was staying in self-isolation, with authorities unsure whether her death was related to her virus infection...

22. UN Secretary General Guterres in self-isolation after covid contact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-secretary-general-guterres-in-self-isolation-after-covid-contact

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced on Tuesday that he had come in contact with a UN official who tested positive for Covid-19. He is now in self-isolation for a few days, according to diplomatic sources....

23. 5,000 PCR tests per day at both Cyprus airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/5-000-pcr-tests-per-day-at-both-cyprus-airports

About five thousand passengers daily undergo PCR testing at both Larnaca and Paphos airport combined, according to Maria Kouroupi, Senior Director of Aviation Development, Marketing & Communication of Hermes Airports....

24. 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....

25. The pandemic adversely affected students' mental health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-pandemic-adversely-affected-students-mental-health

The effects of the Covid-19 disease pandemic on the quality of life and mental health of students in Cyprus are recorded in a study published in September 2021 by the Frederick University Mental Resilience Research Unit....

26. Tatar puts up new fight for squeaky cheese

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-puts-up-new-fight-for-squeaky-cheese

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar is taking to task European Union decisions on halloumi/hellim, the island’s famous cheese, saying they favor Greek Cypriots and leave their counterparts in the north at the mercy of inspectors approved by the south...

27. The cost of Erdogan’s behavior

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-cost-of-erdogan-s-behavior

Driven by arrogance and his neo-Ottoman ambitions, Recep Tayyip Erdogan behaves as if Turkey is some sort of unbound superpower which is immune to criticism...

28. PCR tests no longer required for fully vaccinated travelers to the UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pcr-tests-no-longer-required-for-fully-vaccinated-travelers-to-the-uk

The British government has announced that from 24 October fully vaccinated travelers to England from non-red list countries will be able to take the rapid lateral flow test as a coronavirus test on the second day of arrival instead of the more expensive PCR test....

29. Epidemiological risk assessment of countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/epidemiological-risk-assessment-of-countries

Announcement from the Ministry of Health...

30. Coronavirus: What are the main symptoms of long Covid?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-coronavirus-what-are-the-main-symptoms-of-long-covid

All citizens, young and old, should be vaccinated, scientists say, as studies show that asymptomatic patients - in the first phase - developed long Covid symptoms after months....

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