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1. Greek PM urges use of masks, compliance to avert lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-urges-use-of-masks-compliance-to-avert-lockdown

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis appealed to the public on Thursday to wear masks and comply with health safety regulations so that stricter coronavirus containment measures can be averted, saying that it is a choice between “self-protection and lockdown.”...

2. Nearly 100 asylum seekers flown out of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nearly-100-asylum-seekers-flown-out-of-cyprus

Fourteen unaccompanied minors have been transferred from the Republic of Cyprus to Finland, while another 84 foreign nationals were flown back to their countries in what the government described as ‘voluntary returns'...

3. Thousands protest after Greek refugee camp burns down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-protest-after-greek-refugee-camp-burns-down

Thousands of protesting refugees and migrants left homeless on the Greek island of Lesbos after fires destroyed the notoriously overcrowded Moria camp gathered on a road leading to the island's main town Friday, demanding to be allowed to leave....

4. Homeless Moria camp residents to be moved into boats, tents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homeless-moria-camp-residents-to-be-moved-into-boats-tents

Thousands of refugees and migrants left homeless by a fire at Greece’s biggest camp on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos, will be temporarily housed in a ferry boat, two navy ships and tents, Migration Minister Notis Mitarakis told a press conference on Wednesday, confirming that no deaths or injuries have been reported as a result of the blaze....

5. Fires erupt at Moria refugee camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fires-erupt-at-moria-refugee-camp

Thousands of migrants fled a camp under COVID-19 lockdown after multiple fires gutted much of the site on the Greek island of Lesvos, authorities said early Wednesday...

6. Government extends support schemes until end October

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-extends-support-schemes-until-end-october

The Cabinet on Thursday decided to extend current government support programs aiming to cushion the blow of the coronavirus pandemic until the end of October, Labour Minister Zeta Emilianidou said....

7. Cyprus prepared for expected Covid-19 surge in winter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prepared-for-expected-covid-19-surge-in-winter

The autumn and winter seasons are expected to see increased numbers of coronavirus cases, member of the government’s coronavirus advisory committee, Professor Constantinos Tsioutis, said Tuesday, noting that both the Cyprus health system and public is ready to face a new surge....

8. Elderly man pushing bicycle dies in crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-man-pushing-bicycle-dies-in-crash

An elderly man pushing his bicycle across a Nicosia street on Friday was killed after he was struck by an oncoming vehicle...

9. Tourism sector in Ayia Napa, Protaras records €15m loss in 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-sector-in-ayia-napa-protaras-records-€15m-loss-in-2020

The tourism sector of the eastern coastal destinations of Ayia Napa and Protaras suffered losses estimated at €15 million during the current tourist season as a result of the stem in tourist arrivals against the backdrop of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic....

10. Three youths in custody after bank robbery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-youths-in-custody-after-bank-robbery

Three local youths are in police custody following a bank robbery at knifepoint on Friday in broad daylight in Nicosia...

11. Buyer’s market and herd immunity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/buyer-s-market-and-herd-immunity

The most unhappy property buyers are the ones who believe that the real estate market is a Buyer’s Market and discover that in the end the market is anything but a buyer’s market...

12. Orphan cases still a problem in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/orphan-cases-still-a-problem-in-cyprus

At least 30 infected people in Cyprus have been traced back to a single individual, who traveled across the island and spread the bug last month, but experts say 21 “orphan cases” are more alarming because their contacts cannot be traced at all...

13. A second lockdown would be a grim financial equation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/a-second-lockdown-would-be-a-grim-financial-equation

With the rise in coronavirus cases which are mainly located within the local community and not just at the country’s points of entry, whispers of a second lockdown looming have resumed....

14. Cyprus' R number between 1.6 and 2, experts say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-r-number-between-1-6-and-2-experts-say

Cyprus’ current coronavirus reproduction number is between 1.6 and 2, experts in the government’s coronavirus taskforce said Thursday, noting that the goal is not a second lockdown, but that should be our frame of mind....

15. Two out of five new cases randomly detected in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-out-of-five-new-cases-randomly-detected-in-limassol

The Cyprus health ministry announced five new coronavirus cases on Monday, two of which were randomly detected in Limassol, where recent days have seen a concerning development of several active chains of infection....

16. Up to 1500 Limassol residents could be carrying virus, expert says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/up-to-1500-limassol-residents-could-be-carrying-virus-expert-says

There could be as many as 1,000-1,500 Limassol residents carrying an active coronavirus infection, member of the government’s coronavirus task force, Leontios Kostrikis, said Monday....

17. Cyprus battles to keep spike under control

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-battles-to-keep-spike-under-control

Cypriot authorities are scrambling to contain the virus spreading out of Limassol, with test results over the weekend suggesting the government could be forced to impose stricter lockdown-like measures either locally or nationally...

18. Cyprus welcomes Brits back amid spike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-brits-back-amid-spike

Five flights from British airports were scheduled to land in the Republic of Cyprus on Saturday, after the island listed the United Kingdom in Category B, which means arriving passengers are not required to be under self-isolation...

19. Cyprus back to square one

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-back-to-square-one

Wearing a mask in public indoor spaces will be mandatory in the Republic of Cyprus, following a government decision in response to concerns over a recent spike of coronavirus cases...

20. Cypriot health experts lay it on the line

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-health-experts-lay-it-on-the-line

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus say recently detected clusters of the coronavirus in Limassol do not pose a direct threat to the community but warn the bug never went away and only more testing will show how widespread it may be in the southern town...

21. Cyprus orders new tests after Limassol spike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-orders-new-tests-after-limassol-spike

The government in the Republic of Cyprus is preparing for randomized tests across the island, after orphan cases began to emerge in Limassol where cases were also being detected through contact tracing...

22. Grim tourism figures for June show Cypriots also staying put

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grim-tourism-figures-for-june-show-cypriots-also-staying-put

Official figures for June tourist arrivals came to confirm the meagre state of tourism on the island this year, which remains heavily affected by the global coronavirus pandemic....

23. Health experts fear spike in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-experts-fear-spike-in-limassol

Health experts in Cyprus are becoming increasingly concerned following reports of three clusters of coronavirus in Limassol, but it has yet to be clarified whether there is any connection between clusters...

24. Cypriot minister rides bicycle boom wave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-rides-bicycle-boom-wave

Bicycle commuting conditions around town may not be ideal in Cyprus but a minister is on a mission to change that, with reports saying a proposal may soon reach the Cabinet...

25. Two new coronavirus cases in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-two-new-coronavirus-cases-in-cyprus

The Health Ministry announced two new coronavirus cases on Wednesday involving an arrival from Romania and a contact of a Limassol gym employee that was announced positive for coronavirus on Monday....

26. Tourism minister tries to manage expectations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-minister-tries-to-manage-expectations

The tourism minister is managing expectations for the Republic of Cyprus after tour operators made clear they would send British tourists to countries where PCR tests were not required...

27. Health ministry issues decree for asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-decree-targets-asylum-seekers

The health ministry has issued a new decree requiring all asylum seekers who are ordered to stay in migrant camps to be tested for COVID-19 before checking in...

28. Greece says it is ready to reimpose restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-says-its-ready-to-reimpose-restrictions

Greek authorities say they are ready to re-impose public and travel restrictions next week, warning that safety guidance for the coronavirus is being frequently ignored....

29. Health Minister alarmed over Belgium's inclusion of Cyprus in 'orange' travel zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-alarmed-over-belgium-s-inclusion-of-cyprus-in-orange-travel-zone

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou on Thursday expressed surprise over Belgium’s inclusion of Cyprus in its elevated risk zone for travel....

30. Cyprus announces three new coronavirus cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-three-new-coronavirus-cases

The Cyprus health ministry announced three new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, when a bulk of 1,691 samples where checked for the virus....

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