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13 August, 2020
 

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1. Evaluating and learning from the pandemic response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/evaluating-and-learning-from-the-pandemic-response

The COVID-19 pandemic is testing the strengths and exposing the weaknesses of governments, defence, security forces and the private sector in their crisis preparedness and response. In order for future responses to be more robust and resilient, governments will need to understand how these actors collaborate and map leadership priorities...

2. Cypriot minister rides bicycle boom wave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-rides-bicycle-boom-wave

Bicycle commuting conditions around town may not be ideal in Cyprus but a minister is on a mission to change that, with reports saying a proposal may soon reach the Cabinet...

3. Greece will be better prepared for second wave of Covid-19, PM says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-will-be-better-prepared-for-second-wave-of-covid-19-pm-says

Greece will be better prepared if the coronavirus pandemic resurfaces in fall, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on a television interview on Sunday night....

4. Police use tear gas at migrant camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-use-tear-gas-at-migrant-camp

Police officers responded with tear gas at a group of migrants at the Pournara camp in rural Nicosia, as the debate over detaining asylum seekers continues on Cyprus...

5. Government announces rules for crossing checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/govt-announces-rules-for-crossing-checkpoints

The Cyprus government on Friday announced the special rules that will apply for those groups permitted to move through crossing points as of June 8, but it remains unclear whether the ‘government’ in the north will be following through on the agreement between President Nicos Anastasiades and the Turkish Cypriot leader....

6. Holy Synod says yoga no good

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holy-synod-says-yoga-no-good

The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece rebuffed a call for dialogue between Orthodox churches regarding Holy Communion in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, while also denouncing yoga and warning cleric to stay away from the Lions...

7. Asylum seekers continue to protest confinement at Pournara camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-continue-to-protest-confinement-at-pournara-camp

Residents of the Pournara refugee camp in Kokkinotrimithia continued to protest on Wednesday morning against the enduring lockdown on the camp....

8. Demonstration outside refugee camp sparks Government reaction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/demonstration-outside-refugee-camp-sparks-government-reaction

A demonstration staged outside the Pournara camp in Kokkinotrimithia on Sunday calling for an end to the arbitrary detention of hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers stirred reaction from the Government on Tuesday, with an Interior Ministry announcement claiming it won’t be allowing any further ghettoization of the island....

9. Return to lockdown not likely, Karayiannis says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/return-to-lockdown-not-likely-karayiannis-says

The health advisory committee is keeping a close watch on the consistent crowding observed since restrictions on movement were lifted on May 21, but committee member Petros Karayiannis said lockdown measures won’t be reinstated unless Cyprus returns to a state where around 30-40 new coronavirus cases are announced over consecutive days....

10. Phase two kicks off with one new case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/phase-two-kicks-off-with-one-new-case

Coronavirus cases reached 923 in the Republic of Cyprus on Thursday after one new case was announced by the Health Ministry’s epidemiological team....

11. All asylum seekers at Pournara locked in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-asylum-seekers-locked-in-at-pournara

Health ministry officials say going in and out of the migrant facility in rural Nicosia is temporarily forbidden due to a scabies infestation, with the government defending migration policies amid criticism over living conditions and restriction of freedom of movement at the camp...

12. Second phase of relaxation of measures kicks off on Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-phase-of-relaxation-of-measures-kicks-off-at-midnight

Cyprus will be making an important step toward resuming daily life as normal on Thursday, when the second phase of the gradual lifting of restriction measures is set to kick off....

13. Migrant camp declared ‘local infected area’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-camp-declared-‘local-infected-area

Human rights advocates in the Republic of Cyprus are crying foul over the government's handling of asylum seekers at Pournara camp, after the health ministry declared the migrant centre a “local infected area” citing public health laws due to an infestation...

14. Coronavirus picture remains positive as island braces for phase two

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-picture-remains-positive-as-island-braces-for-phase-two

Cyprus maintained its streak of minimal new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, as just one new case was announced two days before the initiation of the second phase of the relaxation of measures that will see restrictions on movement lifted....

15. President seeks input ahead of big decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-seeks-input-ahead-of-big-decision

A crucial event is taking place on Friday at the Presidential Palace, as the epidemiological taskforce is meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades to assess the situation on the ground and the next steps in easing lockdown restrictions...

16. Man gets jail for breaking curfew to visit girlfriend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-gets-jail-for-breaking-curfew-to-visit-girlfriend

The Famagusta district court on Tuesday sentenced a 35-year-old man to 45 days in prison after he was caught on the streets after curfew, with the man claiming he was visiting his girlfriend....

17. New rules issued for food and beverage establishments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-rules-issued-for-food-and-beverage-establishments

With all restrictions on movement to be scrapped on May 21, when gatherings of groups of up 10 people will be permitted, the Health Ministry on Monday issued new instructions for cafes, restaurants and bars....

18. Cyprus adds another coronavirus death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adds-another-coronavirus-death

Another coronavirus-linked death was recorded in the Republic of Cyprus on Sunday, raising the Covid-19 death toll to 26 across the divided island with new infections continuing to pop up in the south...

19. UNFICYP ready to facilitate discussions for easing of restrictions at checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-ready-to-facilitate-discussions-for-easing-of-restrictions-at-checkpoints

UNFICYP said Thursday it stands ready to “facilitate and support” disscussions between the two sides of the divided island once efforts begin for the easing of restrictions at crossing points....

20. Migrant camp near boiling point

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-camp-near-boiling-point

Police said three people were arrested at Pournara migrant centre during a protest on Wednesday, one day after a hunger strike, as camp residents demand better living conditions and the right to leave camp...

21. Zero new cases 'a utopia', Health Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zero-new-cases-a-utopia-health-minister-says

There’s no perfect recipe that’s been implemented across the world to get out of the lockdown successfully, the Health Minister said Tuesday, noting that we shouldn’t be concerned that we haven’t seen days with zero new cases, as that would be “utopian”....

22. Cyprus President and Greek Premier discuss handling of the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-and-greek-premier-discuss-handling-of-the-pandemic

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis shared a telephone call on Monday to exchange views on the handling of the coronavirus pandemic and its aftermath....

23. Police checks to be stepped up as restrictions loosen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-checks-to-be-stepped-up-as-restrictions-loosen

Cyprus police won’t be easing up on checks as the island gradually begins to loosen restriction measures, on the contrary, patrols will be stepped up, the Chief of Police stressed....

24. The four phases of Cyprus' lockdown exit roadmap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-four-phases-of-cyprus-lockdown-exit-roadmap

The Health Minister on Thursday gave a detailed overview of the four phases of Cyprus’ lockdown exit roadmap, which will be subject to adjustments based on how well the island responds to the gradual easing of restrictions....

25. Cross-district travel for a swim permitted come Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cross-district-travel-for-a-swim-permitted-come-monday

Come Monday, when the number of permitted outings per day is set to increase to three, those living in inland Cyprus will be able to travel cross-district for a swim at the sea....

26. Anti-vaxxer arrested over threats against expert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anti-vaxxer-arrested-over-threats-against-health-expert

A local man in Nicosia was arrested on Wednesday after renowned virology professor Leondios Kostrikis told police he had received threatening voice messages...

27. Cyprus announces 'timid first steps' in easing restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-timid-first-steps-in-easing-restrictions

In a televised national address on Wednesday night, President Nicos Anastasiades presented the detailed plan of the first two phases of Cyprus’ lockdown exit plan, with the first phase, which will see a timid resumption of the economy and a small loosening of restrictions on individual freedoms, set to begin on May 4....

28. President to announce Cyprus lockdown exit strategy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-to-announce-cyprus-lockdown-exit-strategy

The eagerly-awaited government decisions on Cyprus’ lockdown exit strategy will be announced by President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, in a national address on Wednesday night....

29. Cabinet maps out how to ease measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-convenes-to-decide-on-measures

The Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus convenes Wednesday morning in order finalize plans for easing restrictions and restarting the economy as signs show COVID-19 infections winding down...

30. President summons health team to Palace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-summons-health-team-to-palace

President Nicos Anastasiades has called the government's team of health experts back to the Presidential Palace for face-to--face consultations, amid reports that the government is a day away from taking crucial decisions on easing Covid-19 restrictions...

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