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1. Police issue night-time motorbike ban rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-issue-night-time-motorbike-ban-rules

2. Justice Ministry looking into life sentence penalty for forest arsonists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-ministry-looking-into-life-sentence-penalty-for-forest-arsonists

The Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis has proposed to the Ministry of Justice that the maximum penalty for forest arsonists gets hiked up to a life sentence, which, Kadis said, is the only move that can act as a deterring factor in a country where most forests fires are deliberately set....

3. Restrictions on Limassol gatherings eased slightly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restrictions-on-limassol-gatherings-eased-slightly

Cyprus’ developing epidemiological situation was discussed on Tuesday in an emergency teleconference meeting between the Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou and the government’s coronavirus advisory team, with participants agreeing to relax certain restrictions in Limassol....

4. 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....

5. Cyprus detects 10 new cases, but nine asymptomatic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-detects-10-new-cases-but-nine-asymptomatic

The Cyprus health ministry announced 10 new cases on Monday, when a bulk of 2,619 laboratory tests were conducted to check samples for the virus. Nine of the 10 new cases were asymptomatic carriers of the virus....

6. 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....

7. 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. ...

8. 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...

9. North commemorates Tylliria bombing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-commemorate-tylliria-bombing

Busloads of Turkish Cypriots crossed into Cyprus’ “other ghost town” on Saturday to commemorate Turkish bombing in Tylliria during intercommunal clashes on the island in 1964, but the gathering was not without political controversy...

10. 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....

11. 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....

12. 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....

13. Cyprus-France defence cooperation agreement comes into force

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-france-defence-cooperation-agreement-comes-into-force

An announcement by the Cyprus Presidency on Thursday officially marked the initiation of a defence cooperation agreement between Cyprus and France, with particular focus on military and energy areas....

14. Cyprus President expresses condolences to Lebanon, readiness to provide assistance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-expresses-condolences-to-lebanon-readiness-to-provide-assistance

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has expressed his deep condolences to the government and people of Lebanon, stressing the island’s readiness to provide any assistance necessary, following the two explosions which shook Beirut on Tuesday....

15. 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....

16. Death toll rises in Beirut

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/death-toll-expected-to-rise-in-beirut

Over 100 people were killed and thousands wounded in a massive explosion that shook the Lebanese capital on Tuesday, with sound waves of the deadly blast reaching as far as Cyprus...

17. UK tourists deterred by 'complicated' Cyprus process

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-tourists-deterred-by-complicated-cyprus-process

Though Cyprus has officially re-opened to the UK tourism market, tour operators claim that the majority of visitors from the country are Cyprus expats, with UK nationals so far appearing reluctant to jump through the hurdles Cyprus has laid out for category B countries....

18. 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....

19. Health officials call cops on quarantine violators

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-officials-call-cops-on-quarantine-violators

A recent traveler who was instructed to remain in self isolation but was out and about was greeted by police officers at the door, with authorities saying they were stepping up home inspections to combat quarantine violations...

20. Cyprus perturbed over Russia tax move

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-perturbed-over-russia-tax-move

Finance ministry officials in the Republic of Cyprus say they were caught by surprise when Russia announced it would scrap a bilateral double tax treaty, with Moscow suggesting there was no other alternative after talks had failed...

21. 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....

22. 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....

23. 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....

24. 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...

25. 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...

26. 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...

27. 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...

28. 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...

29. 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...

30. Opinions differ on cause of recent spike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/opinions-differ-on-cause-of-recent-spike

The Cypriot health minister says complacency is to blame in the recent spike of coronavirus cases locally, but a health expert on the government’s task force is pointing the finger at the opening of airports last month...

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