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19 June, 2021
 

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1. Police chief calls out enemies of state

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-chief-calls-out-enemies-of-state

Cypriot Police Chief Stelios Papatheodorou has condemned a Molotov Cocktail attack on a police station in Limassol this week, equating the perpetrators to enemies of state...

2. Cyprus relaxes further as situation improves

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-relaxes-further-as-situation-improves

The Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus is moving forward with more relaxations, following further improvement of the epidemiological situation, but many places still remain off limits to those without a SafePass...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. Minister defends laxer policy for tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-defends-laxer-policy-for-tourists

Cypriot Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios says CyprusFlightPass is a sufficient tool for monitoring foreign travelers during their visit on the island, dismissing criticism that locals are having a harder time securing a CoronaPass to enjoy fewer restrictions...

6. Rapid testing gets hot in post-lockdown Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rapid-testing-gets-hot-in-post-lockdown-cyprus

With one out of ten Cypriots having taken a rapid test on Sunday alone, hours before CoronaPass was introduced in post-lockdown Cyprus, photos by Kathimerini showed huge lines being formed in hot temperatures but the positivity rate was way down...

7. Cyprus introduces safepass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-introduces-safepass

Cyprus is introducing a so called 'safepass' as of Monday, 10 May until the end of the month. Citizens no longer need to send an sms for their movements and the curfew is extended from 11pm until 05:00 the next day...

8. Hanoi airlifts Vietnamese citizens off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hanoi-airlifts-vietnamese-citizens-off-cyprus

Close to 200 Vietnamese nationals were flown out of the Republic of Cyprus over the weekend, including about a dozen who had been detained at Menoyia detention center for deportation proceedings...

9. 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...

10. Vaccinated tourists to roam hassle-free

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-tourists-to-roam-hassle-free-in-cyprus

Foreign tourists who have been vaccinated against COIVD-19 will be able to roam free in the Republic of Cyprus, according to new measures expected to go into effect Monday, with the only requirement being a simple download or printout of their CyprusFlightPass...

11. 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...

12. Minister warns House over crucial EU money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-warns-house-over-crucial-eu-money

Cypriot Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides is calling on Parliament to approve structural reforms that come as a condition to the disbursement of over €1 billion from the EU’s Recovery and Resilience Fund...

13. 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...

14. Cabinet favors return to pre-lockdown rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-favors-return-to-pre-lockdown-rules

Government and health advisors in the Republic of Cyprus are looking into the possibility of returning to pre-lockdown measures against COVID-19, but surprises are not ruled out during a week of many unknowns...

15. Plans get blurry as Cyprus sees more deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plans-get-blurry-as-cyprus-sees-more-deaths

Daily deaths due to COVID-19 hit a new record in the Republic of Cyprus, with seven hospitalized patients losing the battle on Easter Monday and health officials avoiding comment on what measures will replace the lockdown next week...

16. All eyes on positivity rate after Holy Week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-eyes-on-positivity-rate-this-week

The positivity rate in the Republic of Cyprus registered a drop to just below 1% at the end of the holiday weekend, but officials say it is too early to know whether lockdown measures have been effective during Holy Week...

17. Cyprus under siege as it celebrates Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-siege-as-it-celebrates-easter

Towns across the Republic of Cyprus were overrun with anarchists on Holy Saturday, when street fires and loud explosions dominated urban areas late into the night amid pandemic lockdown and midnight mass...

18. Ministry issues reminder of Easter weekend exceptions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-issues-reminder-of-easter-weekend-exceptions

With Easter weekend around the corner, the Health Ministry issued a reminder on the small exceptions to lockdown measures for Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday, but called on the public to celebrate safely and in adherence with measures in place as efforts continue to lower daily cases and hospitalisations....

19. Religious event in Israel turns deadly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/religious-event-in-israel-turns-deadly

At least 44 people were crushed to death at an over-crowded religious bonfire festival in Israel on Friday, medics said, in what Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described as a 'heavy disaster'...

20. Greengrocers declare ‘May Day’ in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greengrocers-declare-‘may-day-in-cyprus

Fruit and vegetable stores in the Republic of Cyprus stunned the public for being prepared to violate a government decree on labor day this Holy Saturday, but a bigger surprise came from supermarkets that plan to stay closed...

21. 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...

22. 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....

23. SMS not needed for Holy Week churchgoers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-not-needed-for-holy-week-churchgoers

Eastern Orthodox churchgoers in the Republic of Cyprus no longer need to send an SMS before attending service during Holy Week, based on an FAQ issued by the government on Monday revising and clarifying the latest lockdown measures...

24. Cyprus open to fully vaccinated tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-opens-for-fully-vaccinated-tourists

The Republic of Cyprus will open for fully vaccinated travelers without additional entry requirements starting May 10, a day after the end of a lockdown, with the tourism minister saying both EMA-approved vaccines as well as the Russian jab will be accepted...

25. Lockdown begins amid legal challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-begins-amid-legal-challenges

The Republic of Cyprus entered a two-week lockdown on Monday, the start of the Holy Week for the Greek Orthodox community, with critics crying foul over some measures including proof of vaccination...

26. Cyprus scrambles on eve of third lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-on-eve-of-third-lockdown

Cyprus' Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou has announced a two-week lockdown starting Monday, including a revision for Holy Saturday midnight mass after Archbishop Chrysostomos cried foul over rules that were 'unacceptable'...

27. Cyprus decides lockdown in Golgotha meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-decides-lockdown-after-golgotha-meeting

After a tough debate amongst ministers over how the government ought to respond to a deteriorating pandemic situation, a proposal for a short and partial lockdown was approved at the last minute after the Cypriot health minister ascended his Calvary to secure a lockdown ahead of Orthodox Holy Week...

28. 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...

29. Decisions on hold as Palace summons experts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/decisions-on-hold-as-palace-summons-experts

The President’s Cabinet failed to reach a decision on pandemic measures following intense debate on Thursday afternoon, with reports saying an announcement was pushed back a day to give health experts time to visit the Palace for more consultations...

30. 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...

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