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1. Coronavirus death toll rises to seven,confirmed cases rise to 230

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-death-toll-rises-to-six-confirmed-cases-rise-to-230

A 77-year-old coronavirus carrier died on Monday, raising the death toll in the Republic of Cyprus to seven, while 16 more tested positive bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 230....

2. Cyprus gets tougher with stricter bundle of measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gets-tougher-with-stricter-bundle-of-measures

Stricter measures to contain the spread of coronavirus were announced by the Health Minister on Monday as the island scrambles to curb the steadily rising deaths and infections....

3. Private Paphos hospital halts admissions after rapid tests emerge positive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/private-paphos-hospital-halts-admissions-after-rapid-tests-emerge-positive

A routine rapid test for coronavirus conducted at the Blue Cross Medical Centre in Paphos for preventative reasons emerged positive for one patient and two members of staff, with the hospital undergoing disinfection and halting patient admissions....

4. Help from China on the way

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/help-from-china-on-the-way

The Chinese ambassador in Nicosia says Cyprus has recently taken “powerful and appropriate” measures in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, adding that help from China is on the way...

5. North records first coronavirus death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-records-first-coronavirus-death

An infected elderly tourist who was hospitalized in a Turkish Cypriot hospital has died, marking the first coronavirus death in the northern part of the divided island...

6. Cyprus court issues first penalties for decree violations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-court-issues-first-penalties-for-decree-violations

The first two penalties were issued by a Cyprus court on Friday to violators of the decree restricting movement to the bare minimum....

7. North tries to keep tight grip on virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-tries-to-keep-tight-grip-on-virus

Reports in the north painted a bleak picture in the fight against the spread of the coronavirus, with an infected bus driver saying he was denied a test for the bug after transporting tourists to their quarantine location...

8. EU leaders call for recovery plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-call-for-recovery-plan

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades took part in a video conference with the EU leaders, as the bloc sought to find common ground on how best to share the burden...

9. COVID-19 cases on the rise: 14 new cases in Republic, nine in north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-cases-on-the-rise-14-new-cases-in-republic-nine-in-north

Cyprus on Thursday saw 14 new coronavirus cases in the Republic and nine additional cases confirmed in the north, raising the total to 146 and 56 respectively....

10. Cabinet approves bill allowing courts to jail violators of Covid-19 decrees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-bill-allowing-courts-to-send-violators-of-covid-19-decrees-to-prison

The Cabinet on Thursday approved a bill allowing authorities to impose €150 fines on violators of the decrees issued on the basis of the Quarantine Law, while a second bill given the green light authorizes certain cases to go to court which will be able to impose a prison sentence and/or a fine of up to €3,000....

11. Loan payments to be suspended for nine months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/loan-payments-to-be-suspended-for-nine-months

After over two weeks of discussions between the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Labor, the Central Bank, the Association of Cyprus Banks and other financial entities to minimize the impact of coronavirus on the Cyprus economy, white smoke has emerged with all parties agreeing that payoffs for all types of loans are to be suspended for nine months....

12. British Bases 'hand in hand' with Republic of Cyprus in Covid-19 battle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-bases-hand-in-hand-with-republic-of-cyprus-in-covid-19-battle

The British Bases in Cyprus go hand in hand with the Republic of Cyprus in the fight against the spread of COVID-19, SBA Administrator, Major General Rob Thomson, said on Thursday, noting that the Bases have been implementing the exact same measures as the ones adopted by the Republic of Cyprus....

13. SMS service 8998 back online

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-service-8998-back-online

The SMS service 8998 was once again up and running on Thursday morning, with replies sent back almost instantaneously in both Greek and English...

14. President tours around capital to check lockdown compliance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-tours-around-capital-to-check-lockdown-compliance

President Nicos Anastasiades was driven around the streets of the capital to check first hand that the public was complying to the new partial curfew measures, stating he was ‘very satisfied’ with the enforcement of the stricter coronavirus protection measures....

15. Hospitals the Achilles heel of the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hospitals-the-achilles-heel-of-the-pandemic

The suspension of patient admissions at all four state General Hospitals was one of the initial fears that was expressed by the state health services organization (SHSO), which oversees the island’s public hospitals that have borne the brunt of the coronavirus outbreak....

16. New decree enforces ban on car sales, exempts certain groups from movement ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-decree-enforces-a-ban-on-car-sales-exempts-certain-groups-from-movement-ban

17. Cypriot president drops hint of full curfew

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-drops-hint-of-full-curfew

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades warned on Tuesday of asymmetric consequences, if people don’t fully comply with measures against COVID-19...

18. SMS service 8998 gets the axe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-service-8998-back-in-operation

The SMS service, operated by the government to enforce movement restrictions amid the coronavirus crisis, was back up and running smoothly on Wednesday morning, while the President of the Republic has warned that a total curfew would be in place if people abuse the service...

19. Persons travelling for permitted reasons to fill in a form or send SMS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/persons-who-will-travel-for-permitted-reasons-to-fill-in-a-form-or-send-sms

During the partial curfew to be enforced at 6pm on Tuesday for three weeks, those wishing to leave their home or shelter for any of the reasons falling under the exceptions to the travel restriction must either fill in a special form or send a text message to 8998....

20. Limassol bishop pushes back mass time before lockdown enforcement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-bishop-pushes-back-mass-time-before-lockdown-enforcement

Limassol Bishop Athanasios called on the faithful to participate in church services which he said would take place earlier on Tuesday afternoon in order to avoid violating the partial curfew to be enforced at 6pm, sparking an uproar on social media....

21. Five new flu clinics open their doors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-new-flu-clinics-open-their-doors

Five new flu clinics opened their doors on Monday to examine individuals with flu symptoms that may not immediately point to coronavirus. ...

22. Now is the time for remote and online payments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/now-is-the-time-for-remote-and-online-payments

For more than 30 years, JCC has been supporting businesses and the financial services sector in Cyprus, guided by the central premise of security and reliability in every type of service JCC has been providing...

23. More coronavirus cases hit Cypriot hospitals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-coronavirus-cases-hit-cypriot-hospitals

Two more coronavirus cases have been confirmed in two state hospitals, one day after the president of the Republic of Cyprus announced curfew measures in a national address...

24. President: Unnecessary travel strictly prohibited, violators to be fined

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-unnecessary-travel-strictly-prohibited

Addressing the nation on Monday night for the second time since the coronavirus pandemic broke out in Cyprus in early March, President Nicos Anastasiades announced that all unnecessary travel will be banned as of 6pm on Tuesday until April 13....

25. Government considering to give banks €2b in state guarantees to unlock credit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-considering-to-give-banks-€2b-in-state-guarantees-to-unlock-credit

The Cyprus government is considering a plan to provide state guarantees to banks amounting to €2 billion, in a bid to unlock credit to self-employed, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporations hit by the coronavirus epidemic....

26. Police file 15 more reports against crowd ban violations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-file-15-more-reports-against-crowd-ban-violations

Over the last two days police have filed 15 reports against violations of the crowd ban decree forbidding outdoor gatherings of over 75 people, in place since early March in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus....

27. President to address nation Monday night, tighter measures expected

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-to-address-nation-on-monday-night-tighter-measures-expected

President Nicos Anastasiades retreated to his office following the conclusion of the crucial inter-ministerial meeting on Monday that was set to decide on tighter measures, noting that he would take the final decision on any additional measures before addressing the nation once again....

28. PwC: We support our people, clients and the society

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pwc-we-support-our-people-clients-and-the-society

29. Pressure mounts to increase measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pressure-mounts-to-increase-measures

A crucial meeting at the Presidential Palace on Monday is expected to discuss whether tighter measures are needed in the fight of the coronavirus pandemic, following reports over the weekend that people were defying public health advice...

30. Blocked refugees rescued in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blocked-refugees-rescued-in-the-north

Coast guard officials in the Republic of Cyprus blocked a boat carrying over a hundred undocumented migrants from entering territorial waters, while reports in the north said Turkish Cypriot authorities rescued 175 Syrians including women and children...

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