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1. Critical medical supplies delivered to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flight-from-china-lands-in-cyprus

An Aegean flight from China touched down in Larnaca on Saturday night, carrying medical supplies including personal protective equipment urgently needed by health workers in the Republic of Cyprus...

2. Israel-Cyprus medical cooperation and innovation in the time of coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/israel-cyprus-medical-cooperation-and-innovation-in-the-time-of-coronavirus

The world’s population is currently facing a major crisis. Governments are taking drastic measures to curb the spread of the Coronavirus. The first priorities are to take preventive measures, to provide the best possible life saving medical care and to maximize the scientific capabilities to face the epidemic. Steps are taken also to minimize the economic impact....

3. EU procures medical equipment worth €2.5m for Turkish Cypriot community

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-procures-medical-equipment-worth-€2-5m-for-turkish-cypriot-community

The EU has stepped up to assist the Turkish Cypriot community in its battle against coronavirus, procuring €2.5m worth of medical equipment and mobilizing 25 medical specialists who will be sent to the north for three months....

4. Private hospitals armour up with COVID-19 protection measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/private-hospitals-armour-up-with-covid-19-protection-measures

Private hospitals are taking extensive precautions for the protection of patients and staff amid the unfolding coronavirus outbreak, the head of the private hospitals association PASIN, Savvas Kadis, said on Friday....

5. Man breaks quarantine in search of meds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/infected-man-breaks-quarantine-in-search-of-meds

Health officials in Cyprus were perturbed over an incident when a self-quarantined man infected with the Covid-19 disease went out to local pharmacies in search of chloroquine, an existing drug that is still open to debate around the world...

6. Domestic violence cases continue on concerning upward trend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/domestic-violence-cases-continue-on-concerning-upward-trend

The coronavirus outbreak has brought about a disturbing surge in cases of domestic violence, with the 1440 helpline receiving over 2,000 calls between the date of the confirmation of the island’s first coronavirus case and March 31....

7. Cyprus students stranded abroad challenge legality of measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-students-stranded-abroad-challenge-legality-of-measures

Two Cypriot students stranded abroad are challenging the legality and constitutionality of the Republic of Cyprus’ restriction measures enforced amid the coronavirus outbreak, and have asked Cyprus courts to issue interim orders that would allow their repatriation....

8. Greece's response to coronavirus working, Mitsotakis tells CNN

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-response-to-coronavirus-working-mitsotakis-tells-cnn

In an interview with CNN on Wednesday night, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that the measures his government has taken to curb the spread of the coronavirus appear to be working and thanked the Greek people for their cooperation, conceding however that “the hard work is still ahead of us.”...

9. Flight ban extended for two weeks in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flight-ban-extended-for-two-weeks

A universal flight ban in the Republic of Cyprus was extended on Thursday for two more weeks, as health officials this week are closely monitoring the effectiveness of all measures taken on the island so far...

10. 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...

11. 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...

12. 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....

13. 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....

14. 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...

15. 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...

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. Oncology Department at Limassol General Hospital in lockdown

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

20. 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....

21. 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...

22. 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...

23. 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....

24. 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....

25. 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....

26. 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....

27. 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....

28. 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....

29. 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...

30. 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...

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