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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. Expert furious over violators out and about

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-furious-over-violators-out-and-about

A local expert on the government covid task force says the behaviour of some people, who have been instructed to isolate due to suspected coronavirus infection, is 'outrageous and criminal' when they don't answer calls from health officials...

3. 20 anti-corona demonstrators fined, three prosecuted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/20-anti-corona-demonstrators-fined-three-prosecuted

Police issued fines to 20 participants of an anti-coronavirus demonstration that took place in Nicosia’s Eleftheria square on Saturday, while legal proceedings were launched against three others –two organizers and one speaker....

4. Health protocols issued for Cyprus demonstrations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-protocols-issued-for-cyprus-demonstrations

As the island continues to scramble to manage its coronavirus pandemic, justice minister Emily Yioliti and the police put their heads together on Monday morning to come up with rules that will apply for protests and demonstrations, after hundreds of anti-maskers took to the streets on Saturday in defiance of health and safety rules in place....

5. Police say party boat did not violate rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-say-party-boat-did-not-violate-rules

Police say there were no health protocol violations on a crowded vessel off Protaras on the weekend, following concerns that passengers on a party boat had exceeded the legal threshold...

6. Police caught off guard in anti-corona protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-caught-off-guard-in-anti-corona-protest

Cyprus police were heavily criticized over the weekend for not taking action against a large crowd of anti-maskers, who gathered outside the Presidential Palace in violation of health protocols...

7. Face masks mandatory age 12 and up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/face-masks-mandatory-age-12-and-above

Face masks in some locations are now mandatory for all persons aged 12 and above in the Republic of Cyprus, while the government has revised rules for elementary school students following protests...

8. Cyprus unveils measures for remainder of year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unveils-measures-for-remainder-of-year

The Republic of Cyprus has unveiled its latest measures against the spread of the coronavirus for the remainder of the year, including mandatory masks for students and optional repeat tests for travelers...

9. Expert raises Covid-19 alarm for this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-raises-covid-19-alarm-for-this-week

One coronavirus case has been detected at a kindergarten in Nicosia, while there were 21 cases over the weekend in the Republic of Cyprus, with health experts remaining concerned over asymptomatic carriers and protocol violators...

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. Cyprus businesses and public still failing to comply with Covid decrees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-still-failing-to-comply-with-coronavirus-decrees

Intensive police checks aiming to sniff out businesses and individuals that continue to flout mandatory coronavirus protection measures led to 40 reports in 24 hours....

12. Covid-19 safety measures must become way of life, expert says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-safety-measures-must-become-way-of-life-expert-says

The additional coronavirus protection measures that the Cyprus government re-instated some ten days ago will constitute the island’s new normal for at least the next six months, member of the government’s coronavirus advisory committee Leondios Kostrikis said Monday....

13. Dozens fined for flouting Covid-19 decrees over weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dozens-fined-for-flouting-covid-19-decrees-over-weekend

Cyprus police carried out 3,473 inspections at premises across all districts over the past three days to ensure compliance with ministerial decrees aiming at restricting the spread of COVID-19. ...

14. Paphos businesses still not falling in line with safety measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-businesses-still-not-falling-in-line-with-safety-measures

Police issued fines of a total of 7,000 euros to six Paphos businesses owners who were found in violation of coronavirus decrees....

15. Police report 56 coronavirus violations, Paphos bar gets shut down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-report-56-coronavirus-violations-paphos-bar-gets-shut-down

Islandwide police inspections for compliance to coronavirus health and safety measures over the past 24 hours led to 56 reports against 13 businesses and 43 individuals, while a Paphos business was shut down by a Cyprus court for repeated violations....

16. Majority of new cases young asymptomatic people, Cyprus health minister warns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/majority-of-new-cases-young-asymptomatic-people-cyprus-health-minister-warns

Findings from the government-ordered random sampling program targeting 3,000 people that was finalized on Tuesday confirmed rising concerns that the virus is officially spreading anew through the Cyprus population, with an announcement by health minister Constantinos Ioannou on Wednesday raising the alarm over the dangerous repercussions of the spread getting out of hand....

17. Police book 52 businesses and individuals for flouting Covid safety rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-book-52-businesses-and-individuals-for-flouting-covid-safety-rules

Police carried out 1352 checks across Cyprus on Monday, with 52 being reported for violations of measures taken to contain the COVID-19 pandemic....

18. 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....

19. Cyprus announces measures to curb airport congestion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-measures-to-curb-airport-congestion

A broad meeting on Monday chaired by transport minister Yiannis Karousos agreed on the need to take action to prevent congestion at Cyprus airports, after viral photos of passengers crammed into each other at the Larnaca airport caused intense public reaction over the health and safety measures being implemented....

20. Airport video shows no social distancing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airport-video-shows-no-social-distancing

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos has reacted to viral photos that showed passengers crowding each other at the Larnaca airport terminal, arguing that face masks are the next best thing where social distancing is not an effective measure...

21. 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...

22. New coronavirus cases skyrocket in Cyprus

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

Coronavirus infections went up considerably on Friday in the Republic of Cyprus, with 25 people testing positive including and handful of imported and orphan cases but mainly individuals infected locally through contact with known carriers...

23. 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...

24. Cyprus scrambles to contain virus flare-ups

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-contain-virus-flare-ups

The government is expected to announce additional measures in response to fears over a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, after known cases on Thursday, most of them in Limassol, remained in double digits for a second consecutive day...

25. Endemic fears multiply in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/endemic-fears-multiply-in-limassol

Half of all coronavirus cases detected in July thus far came from local infections, with officials scrambling to break chains in Limassol where three more cases were added on Monday with a total of five suspected clusters...

26. Evaluating and learning from the pandemic response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/evaluating-and-learning-from-the-pandemic-response

The COVID-19 pandemic is testing the strengths and exposing the weaknesses of governments, defence, security forces and the private sector in their crisis preparedness and response. In order for future responses to be more robust and resilient, governments will need to understand how these actors collaborate and map leadership priorities...

27. EU raises its bet on blood plasma in search for Covid-19 treatment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-raises-its-bet-on-blood-plasma-in-search-for-covid-19-treatment

The European Union wants to fast-track funding to treat Covid-19 patients with blood plasma collected from survivors, an EU document seen by Reuters shows, in a sign of the bloc’s growing confidence in the experimental treatment....

28. Global coronavirus cases top 10 million; deaths surge past 500,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-coronavirus-cases-top-10-million-deaths-surge-past-500-000

The world surpassed two sobering coronavirus milestones Sunday -- 500,000 confirmed deaths, 10 million confirmed cases -- and hit another high mark for daily new infections as governments that attempted reopenings continued to backtrack and warn that worse news could be yet to come....

29. LIDL Cyprus donates masks to fight Covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lidl-cyprus-donates-masks-to-fight-covid-19

30. Cyprus airports enter phase two on Saturday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airports-enter-phase-two-on-saturday

The opening of Cyprus airports is set to enter phase two on Saturday, when passengers arriving from countries listed in category A by the Health Ministry will not need to present proof of a negative coronavirus test, but will be subjected to a mandatory rapid test upon arrival....

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