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1. Cyprus updates risk-based travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-cyprus-updates-risk-based-travel-list

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological surveillance unit has re-evaluated the coronavirus risk-based classification of countries after the Cabinet agreed on an action plan last month for the resumption of flights and the reopening of Cyprus airports....

2. PCR tests disprove earlier results at air base

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pcr-tests-disprove-earlier-results-at-air-base

Over two dozen staff at the Papandreou Air Base in Paphos tested negative for the coronavirus after officials said the employees had initially tested positive, highlighting ongoing debate over the reliability of rapid test results...

3. Rapid test results under fire again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rapid-tests-under-fire-again

Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides says a second PCR test came back negative, giving rise to further debate over the reliability of rapid test results, with a health expert also raising questions over the use of the method in Cyprus...

4. Health Minister escorts his mother to get AZ jab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-escorts-mother-to-get-az-jab

In a symbolic act of support for Cyprus’ decision to administer the AstraZeneca jab to all ages, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou accompanied his mother on Tuesday to the Engomi vaccination centre where she got her first AstraZeneca shot. ...

5. 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....

6. Health Ministry to buy additional 400,000 rapid antigen tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-to-buy-additional-400-000-rapid-antigen-tests

The Council of Ministers has approved a proposal tabled by the Minister of Health Constantinos Ioannou for the purchase of an additional 400,000 rapid antigen tests to bolster efforts toward monitoring the island’s epidemiological situation and limiting the spread of coronavirus. ...

7. Cyprus downgrades four countries in updated travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-downgrades-four-countries-in-updated-travel-list

The Republic of Cyprus on Tuesday downgraded four countries in its three-tier risk-based classification of countries, with the updated travel list to come into effect on October 9....

8. Study to assess coronavirus immunity in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-to-assess-coronavirus-immunity-in-cyprus

The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics will be carrying out a study to aiming to assess the level of coronavirus immunity among the Cyprus population. ...

9. 14 new coronavirus cases in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/14-new-coronavirus-cases-in-cyprus

Cyprus detected 14 new coronavirus cases after conducting 3,775 tests on Wednesday....

10. Health ministry issues decree for asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-decree-targets-asylum-seekers

The health ministry has issued a new decree requiring all asylum seekers who are ordered to stay in migrant camps to be tested for COVID-19 before checking in...

11. Cyprus weighs risks of luring back tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-weighs-risks-of-luring-back-tourists

The introduction of Britain and Russia into one of the categories that would allow tourists to visit Cyprus is not on the agenda according to Kathimerini sources, with hoteliers waging a battle to assume part of the risk and scientists appearing unconvinced ahead of an upcoming meeting at the Presidential Palace...

12. Health experts on divided island compare notes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-experts-on-divided-island-compare-notes

Health experts from the two communities on divided Cyprus are expected to touch base on Monday, leaving politics aside as scientists try to prepare officials for the reopening of crossings in the buffer zone...

13. Tenth person succumbs to COVID-19 infection, total cases rise to 356

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tenth-person-succumbs-to-covid-19-infection-total-cases-rise-to-356

The coronavirus death toll rose to 10 in the Republic on Thursday after a woman who was being treated in the Limassol General Hospital ICU succumbed to the infection, while 36 new cases were confirmed....

14. Fight against pandemic hangs in the balance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fight-against-pandemic-hangs-in-the-balance

Authorities in the Republic of Cyprus are closely monitoring the effectiveness of stricter measures against the spread of the coronavirus, with health experts saying more cases resulting from lack of social distancing are now starting to emerge...

15. 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....

16. Coronavirus deaths rise to five, 16 new cases confirmed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-deaths-rise-to-five-16-new-cases-confirmed

The Health Ministry announced on Friday that two more people who had contracted coronavirus died, involving a 76-year-old Cypriot woman with underlying health conditions and a 47-year-old Greek national. 16 more coronavirus cases were also confirmed....

17. 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....

18. Spike in coronavirus cases expected, CING Molecular Virology head says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spike-in-coronavirus-cases-expected-cing-molecular-virology-head-says

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases will now begin to rise, the head of the Molecular Virology department of the Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Christina Christodoulou, said on Thursday, noting that a constant flow of samples are coming in to be checked from across the island....

19. Some 100 samples being checked for coronavirus, cases expected to rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-100-samples-being-checked-for-coronavirus-cases-expected-to-rise

Some 80 to 100 blood samples are awaiting lab tests for coronavirus at the Institute of Neurology and Genetics, while samples will be taken anew from several of 152 persons who had come in contact with a confirmed case but tested negative for the virus on Tuesday....

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