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1. Health Ministry announces one death, 122 new cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-announces-one-death-122-new-cases

The Health Ministry on Wednesday announced one coronavirus fatality and 122 new cases, raising the death toll to 179 and total cases detected so far to 29,758....

2. Rampant spread contained but Cyprus still in red zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rampant-spread-contained-but-cyprus-still-in-red-zone

Despite indications that the rampant spread of the virus has been contained, Cyprus remains in the red zone, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Thursday....

3. Asylum seeker held at Menoyia loses appeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seeker-held-at-menoyia-loses-appeal

A man from Sri Lanka, who is being detained at Menoyia for over a year, has lost his appeal at the Supreme Court, which ruled the interior ministry had legal grounds to keep him in prolonged custody because of legal steps taken by the applicant himself...

4. MPs vote on budget hanging by a thread

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mps-vote-on-budget-hanging-by-a-thread

The House takes another vote on the state budget on Thursday, with representatives expected to pass the bill narrowly following behind-the-scenes consultations since the first time it was rejected in mid-December...

5. Washington not taking any chances

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-not-taking-any-chances

Presidential inaugurations are normally high-security events, with metal detectors at key entry points, restricted ID-only zones and National Guard supplementing local and federal law enforcement, but the level of precautions this year is unprecedented...

6. COVID-19 is adding new impetus to finance transformation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/covid-19-is-adding-new-impetus-to-finance-transformation

7. Experts mulling methodology of lockdown relaxations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-mulling-methodology-of-lockdown-relaxations

Any relaxations to current restriction measures that are expected at the end of the month should be gradual and targeted, member of the government’s coronavirus advisory committee, Dr Maria Koliou, told the Cyprus News Agency on Tuesday....

8. Reporters to sit in on golden passport hearings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reporters-to-sit-in-on-golden-passport-hearings

A number of reporters will be allowed from now on to attend ongoing probe hearings into alleged corruption in connection with Cyprus’ disgraced Citizenship by Investment Programme, with journalists being asked to commit in advance not to breach data privacy laws...

9. Cyprus second in EU for coronavirus testing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-second-in-eu-for-coronavirus-testing

Cyprus ranks second among 29 European countries in coronavirus tests per 100,000 people, according to figures released by European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) on Friday....

10. Cyprus in ECDC red category

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-in-ecdc-red-category

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) marked Cyprus in its red category along with most other EU countries, indicating that daily new coronavirus cases amount to 150 (or more) per 100,000 people....

11. Anastasiades invites National Council to informal Cyprob summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-invites-national-council-to-informal-cyprob-summit

President Anastasiades briefed the National Council on Thursday on the latest developments in the Cyprus Problem, and extended an invitation to Council members to accompany him on the informal meeting the UN is organising, that is expected to take place in New York in late February or early May....

12. Officials weigh in on Pournara brawl

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-weigh-in-on-pournara-brawl

Eight tenants at Pournara migration facility were placed under arrest on Tuesday, following a violent brawl on camp grounds that erupted between two groups under circumstances still unclear...

13. Ledra substation up and running in old Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ledra-substation-up-and-running-in-old-nicosia

A police substation is back up and running 24 hours a day in downtown Nicosia, with officials hoping not only to promote a sense of security in the old city but also carry out inspections to ensure compliance with the latest emergency health laws...

14. Protesters march against lockdown measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-march-against-lockdown-measures

Two people were arrested on Saturday in connection with a demonstration downtown Nicosia, where a group of citizens gathered to protest against a partial lockdown that went into effect Sunday morning...

15. SMS system returns as Cyprus enters three-week lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-system-returns-as-cyprus-enters-three-week-lockdown

Cyprus Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou announced the new restrictions agreed upon by the Cabinet on Friday, which include a clampdown on unnecessary movements, and social and professional gatherings....

16. Cabinet locked into partial lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-locked-into-partial-lockdown

A partial lockdown is expected to go into effect in the Republic of Cyprus some time after Friday, when the President’s Cabinet will decide on new measures to fight further spread of the coronavirus through the end of the month...

17. Cyprus, Portugal agree to take ties to next level

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-portugal-agree-to-take-ties-to-next-level

Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides paid an official visit to Portugal’s capital on Thursday for a tête-à-tête with his Portuguese counterpart Augusto Santos Silva on the occasion of Portugal’s assumption of the presidency of the Council of the European Union on January 1....

18. Churchgoers, verger booked after jam-packed Epiphany service

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/churchgoers-verger-booked-after-jam-packed-epiphany-service

Police have booked nine churchgoers and the verger of the church who openly defied government coronavirus restrictions on Wednesday during the Epiphany service held by the controversial Morphou Bishop Neophytos, who has since the outbreak of the pandemic caused headaches to authorities by outspokenly refusing to comply with government restrictions....

19. Government buys time on new COVID measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-buys-time-on-new-covid-measures

The health, finance, and labour ministers of the Republic of Cyprus have been tasked to reconcile a number of issues before a Cabinet meeting on Friday, essentially stalling the announcement of new COVID measures which was expected on Thursday...

20. Officials in the dark over mutation spread

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-in-the-dark-over-mutation-spread

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus say the new strain of coronavirus, found initially in the UK and confirmed on the island last week, has spread in the community but an accurate picture of the problem remained unclear due to only a very small sample size being tested...

21. Cyprus holds turned thumb over lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-holds-turned-thumb-over-lockdown

Cyprus’ lockdown stance continued to remain unclear following a special meeting between experts and the health minister, with the government hinting thumbs down for a new lockdown citing economic reasons but also thumbs up for stricter measures after hospitalizations reached dangerous levels...

22. December samples being screened to check for spread of new strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/december-samples-being-screened-to-check-for-spread-of-new-strain

The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics (CING) is carrying out further tests on samples to determine whether the new coronavirus strain has spread in the community. The results of these tests are expected to be ready tomorrow the latest....

23. Two arrested before car caravan in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-arrested-over-car-caravan-in-nicosia

Cypriot police made arrests and issued citations on Sunday, both before and after a large demonstration took place outside the Presidential Palace, when 200 cars stormed the area to protest against government measures...

24. Lockdown stance not clear in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-stance-not-clear-in-cyprus

The number of hospitalized patients being treated for COVID-19 in the Republic of Cyprus has reached dangerous levels, with experts and government officials under criticism for lack of decisive action during the holidays...

25. Cyprus confirms highly contagious strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-confirms-new-strain-of-covid-19

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus have confirmed a new strain of the coronavirus found in the UK late last year has also been found on the island, with experts saying the new variant has a much higher infection rate...

26. Cypriot president grateful for frontline heroes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-grateful-for-frontline-heroes

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades expressed his deep gratitude for 'heroes on the front line' in his New Year’s Eve address, adding that elected politicians 'owe to the people' to pass crucial reforms in the new year...

27. Cyprus tourism revenue drops by 85.1% in first ten months of 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tourism-revenue-drops-by-85-1-in-first-ten-months-of-2020

The Cyprus tourism sector marked an 85.1% drop in revenue over the first ten months of 2020, data released by the Cyprus Statistical Service (CyStat) on Wednesday show. ...

28. A timeline of the coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-timeline-of-the-coronavirus-pandemic-in-cyprus

The coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus, which kicked off mildly at first with double-digit daily new cases before the second wave sent the island into unprecedented terrain with hundreds of daily new cases and the healthcare system ready to give in at any given time, can be generally divided into four stages. ...

29. All education levels revert to distance learning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-education-levels-revert-to-distance-learning

Primary, middle, and high school won’t be returning to school classrooms on January 7, as the Education Ministry announced Tuesday that the school year will resume via distance learning....

30. House gatherings banned, leniency for NYE

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-gatherings-banned-leniency-for-nye

The holiday period appears to have taken its toll on the local coronavirus pandemic as Cyprus announced a record high 751 new cases on Monday, with the Health Ministry following up on Tuesday with stricter restrictions just days before New Year’s Eve....

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