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1. Cyprus okays drugs with one big caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-okays-drugs-with-one-big-caveat

The Cypriot health minister says a special committee is moving forward with procedures to make drugs available against the COVID-19 disease, while warning that no medicines have been approved for treatment of the novel coronavirus...

2. Medical supplies to Cyprus just in time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/medical-supplies-to-cyprus-just-in-time

A thousand units of protective medical clothing from China have been delivered to Cyprus just in time on a flight from Greece, which also carried dozens of passengers who were stranded in various European cities...

3. 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....

4. 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....

5. China's ambassador responds to US criticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-ambassador-responds-to-us-criticism

The Chinese ambassador in Nicosia is firing back at US and media criticism over his country’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, adding that he believes Cyprus will win the battle against the coronavirus...

6. Coronavirus death toll rises in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-death-toll-rises-in-cyprus

One more coronavirus-related death was announced on Sunday in the Republic of Cyprus, as new confirmed cases are on the rise and health professionals begin to fear the worst...

7. Cooperation and Transparency Needed to Fight COVID-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cooperation-and-transparency-needed-to-fight-covid-19

In today’s age of social media, it has unfortunately become normal to see false information reach a broad audience instantaneously through the Interne...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. Oncology Department at Limassol General Hospital in lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/oncology-department-at-limassol-general-hospital-in-lockdown

11. Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-tests-positive-for-coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus and is self isolating but will still lead the government’s response to the outbreak....

12. Mask delivery from China hits obstacle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mask-shipment-from-china-hits-obstacle

Medical supplies from China, which were expected to be flown to Cyprus on a Greek C-130, will not be shipped to the island with officials saying the Republic will have to send its own plane or find another way...

13. 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...

14. Cyprus evaluating effectiveness of chloroquine drug against coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-evaluating-effectiveness-of-choroquine-drug-against-coronavirus

A consultative committee of experts at the Cyprus Ministry of Health is evaluating the effectiveness against coronavirus of the drug chloroquine, used to treat coronavirus in China and widely available in Cyprus....

15. Over four thousand Covid-19 tests conducted so far

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-4000-covid-19-test-conducted-so-far

The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics has carried out over 4,000 coronavirus tests so far, its Chief Executive Medical Director Leonidas Phylactou told the Cyprus News Agency on Thursday, adding that samples are continuously arriving at the Institute for tests....

16. 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....

17. 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....

18. Greek C-130 aircraft to carry medical supplies from China to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-greek-c-130-aircraft-to-carry-medical-supplies-from-china-to-cyprus

A Greek C-130 aircraft that will be flying to China on March 29 to load a portion of the medical supplies that the country is providing in order to assist Cyprus’ battle against Covid-19....

19. EU secures essential protective gear for its battle against coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-secures-essential-protective-gear-for-its-battle-against-coronavirus

The European Commission announced on Tuesday that it has been successful in procuring personal protective equipment that is to be distributed across EU Member States to assist in their battles against the coronavirus pandemic, which has seen an exponential surge in demand for the essential protective gear....

20. North stocking up on medical supplies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-stocking-up-on-medical-supplies

More cases in the north are being released from quarantine while others test positive, as Turkish Cypriot authorities see medical supplies and financial support starting to pour in...

21. Cruise ship crew taken to Limassol hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cruise-ship-crew-taken-to-limassol-hospital

A crew member on an Italian cruise ship off the coast of Cyprus was taken to hospital after showing suspected symptoms of the coronavirus...

22. 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...

23. 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....

24. Over 1200 Cyprus citizens repatriated last week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-1200-cyprus-citizens-repatriated-last-week

With the universal flight ban in place since Saturday, several rescue flights continued to fly in and out of Cyprus through the weekend, with one flight departing for Moscow on Monday afternoon to repatriate Russians stranded on the island following the Covid-19 outbreak....

25. 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....

26. Covid-19 cases jump to 97

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-cases-jump-to-97

Confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 97 in the Republic of Cyprus after two more tested positive on Monday, with one of the new cases involving a doctor at the Limassol General Hospital....

27. 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...

28. Cyprus records first coronavirus death

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

A British elderly patient, who was infected with the coronavirus during his hospitalization in Paphos, died in Famagusta on Saturday night, marking the island's first pandemic death...

29. 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...

30. Health Minister: better safe than sorry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-better-safe-than-sorry

The top priority at the moment is to ensure the health of each person individually and of the public as a whole, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said on Friday, stressing that “I prefer to take painful decisions, even if they prove excessive in the end, rather than to remain unprotected.”...

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