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1. Virus continues to attack nursing homes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/virus-continues-to-attack-nursing-homes

Spokesperson for the Cyprus state health services Charalambos Charilaou told the Cyprus News Agency on Friday that the virus’ assault on nursing homes in Nicosia and Limassol is ongoing, with an estimated 25% of coronavirus patients at the Famagusta general hospital involving residents of nursing homes....

2. Cyprus shoots its shot in race for vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-shoots-its-shot-in-race-for-vaccine

As the Republic of Cyprus expects to get one million of doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, President Anastasiades is calling for “common standards” as fierce competition overseas paints a gloomy picture on how countries go about to secure vaccinations for their citizens...

3. Israeli medical complex coming to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-medical-complex-coming-to-cyprus

A huge undertaking in Cyprus’ medical industry has been announced, with a local company saying they reached an agreement with Israel’s Hadassah Medical to set up a network of hospitals offering diagnostic, rehabilitative, and assisted living care on the island...

4. Some test results unavailable as deadline ends

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-test-results-unavailable-as-deadline-ends

People in Paphos and Limassol districts traveling to other areas must show a negative PCR test after a deadline ended Thursday morning, but some workers who tested for the coronavirus earlier this week never heard back from the lab or received results addressed to someone else...

5. Minister goes on site to see tests through

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-goes-on-site-to-see-tests-through

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou says the government underestimated the number of workers who would rush to get tested to beat movement restrictions, adding that the situation was going somewhat smoothly during morning visits at two testing centres...

6. Cyprus reports 228 new coronavirus cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reports-228-new-coronavirus-cases

Cyprus authorities announced that 228 new coronavirus cases were detected on Tuesday, when a whopping 8,887 tests were conducted, raising total cases detected so far to 7,513....

7. PCR deadline at roadblocks pushed back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pcr-deadline-at-roadblocks-pushed-back

The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus has pushed back the deadline for enforcing PCR result inspections at roadblocks, giving people affected by Paphos and Limassol lockdowns more time to get tested...

8. Minister makes roadblock checks random

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-orders-random-checks-at-roadblocks

Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis on Monday stepped in after reports that highways were backed up for miles due to lockdown roadblocks, saying she instructed police to carry out only random checks during peak hours...

9. Highways clog as authorities issue travel ban specifics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/highways-clog-up-as-authorities-issue-travel-ban-specifics

The health ministry on Friday clarified that 12 categories of people are exempted from the travel ban enforced on the Limassol and Paphos districts until the end of the month, but said that as of next Wednesday, November 18, each person wanting to get through the roadblocks will have to show proof of a negative coronavirus test taken no more than seven days prior....

10. District lockdowns get a false start

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/district-lockdowns-get-a-false-start

Police and the army were told to back off Thursday evening before activating roadblocks outside Limassol and Paphos, after orders from the top were put on hold to allow citizens under exception categories to get necessary documents in the morning to beat a partial lockdown expected to last until the end of the month...

11. Support schemes added to fight lockdown consequences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/support-schemes-added-to-fight-lockdown-consequences

Alongside the tough restriction measures that came into effect on Thursday, additional support schemes were announced by the ministers of finance and labour in a bid to cushion the inevitable economic blow....

12. Roadblocks as Cyprus cuts off two districts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roadblocks-as-cyprus-cuts-off-districts

Police say officers will man random checkpoints in Limassol and Paphos districts, both which have been ordered essentially isolated from the rest of the island, following new strict measures to combat a second wave of the coronavirus...

13. Partial lockdowns on Limassol, Paphos, migrant camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/partial-lockdowns-on-limassol-paphos-migrant-camps

The health minister Constantinos Ioannou announced stricter measures late on Wednesday night, with restrictions to be even harsher in the Limassol and Paphos districts that have developed into the epicentres of the island’s recent pandemic flare-up....

14. Pfizer, BioNTech say their Covid-19 vaccine is more than 90% effective

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pfizer-biontech-say-their-covid-19-vaccine-is-more-than-90-effective

Pfizer Inc on Monday said its experimental vaccine was more than 90% effective in preventing Covid-19 based on initial data from a large study, a major victory in the fight against a pandemic that has killed over 1 million people, roiled the world’s economy and upended daily life....

15. Cyprus police face fresh accusations of mishandling rape claim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-face-fresh-accusations-of-mishandling-rape-claim

Cyprus police are faced with fresh accusations of mishandling a rape claim filed by a young UK national last May whilst on holiday in the Famagusta district’s resort town of Protaras....

16. Four shot in separate hunting incidents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-shot-in-separate-hunting-incidents

Police are investigating three separate hunting incidents of accidental shootings, where two men and a father-son duo were shot on Sunday, with the teen being injured in the forehead...

17. Hunters in Limassol spot mummified body

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hunters-in-limassol-spot-mummified-body

A group of hunters found a decomposed body on Sunday in a remote area in rural Limassol, with media reports suggesting the body could belong to an elderly hiker who disappeared earlier this summer...

18. Cyprus puts more measures on the table

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-puts-more-measures-on-the-table

Members of the government’s coronavirus task force were set to meet with Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou on Monday, just two days ahead of a Cabinet meeting where stricter measures are expected to be announced...

19. PwC’s city resilience framework

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pwc-s-city-resilience-framework

20. Expert concerned over cases at private hospitals, businesses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-concerned-over-cases-at-private-hospitals-businesses

Member of the government’s health advisory committee Dr Petros Karayiannis raised the alarm on Friday over the large numbers of new coronavirus cases being detected among employees of private sector establishments such as hospitals, universities, banks, and companies....

21. Cyprus tightens restrictions as virus flares

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tightens-restrictions-as-virus-flares

The health ministry tightened its grip on the island in a bid to slow down the recent extreme flare-up of the virus that has sent daily new cases into three-digit numbers....

22. Scientist warns of major spike in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scientist-warns-of-major-spike-in-cyprus

The Parents Association in Polis Chrysochous, Paphos district, is calling for local schools to be shut down following a recent spike of coronavirus cases, with reports saying large-scale social events in the area may have heightened the spread of COVID-19...

23. Consumables suspected after cataract fail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/consumables-suspected-after-cataract-complications

Cypriot health officials are trying to find out what caused a serious infection to eight patients who had cataract surgery in Nicosia last week, with reports suggesting medical consumables may have introduced a dangerous bacterium that could cause loss of eyesight or worse...

24. Body of baby found at Pentakomo waste sorting plant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/body-of-baby-found-at-pentakomo-waste-sorting-plant

Limassol police were placed on high alert on Friday after the body of a baby was spotted among the rubbish being sorted at the Pentakomo waste sorting plant....

25. Leonidas A. Phylactou at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leonidas-a-phylactou-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

26. Antonis Polemitis at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/antonis-polemitis-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

Mr. Polemitis has two decades of experience in higher education, private equity, and software development. He has a deep understanding of global higher education, having served as a CEO, investor, board member, instructor and technology developer in the field. He has been a principal or advisor for a broad range of corporate financings in the United States, Europe, Latin America and India, ranging from multi-billion dollar industrial buyouts to early stage venture capital. He has also led the development of high-scale cloud-based technology platforms in multiple industries....

27. Cyprus breaks coronavirus record with 62 cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-breaks-coronavirus-record-with-62-cases

The Cyprus health ministry announced the detection of 62 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, a number the island hasn’t seen throughout its battle with the virus, with health officials and experts raising the alarm and coming together for an emergency meeting on Wednesday morning....

28. Stella Kyriakides at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stella-kyriakides-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

On 1 December 2019, Ms. Kyriakides became the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety. ...

29. 41 new coronavirus cases detected in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/41-new-coronavirus-cases-detected-in-cyprus

41 new coronavirus cases were detected in the Republic of Cyprus on Monday, a concerning figure for local standards....

30. Pandemic strikes Limassol hospital once again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-strikes-limassol-hospital-once-again

21 new coronavirus cases were detected on Thursday, four of which in the Limassol general hospital....

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