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61. Delta wreaks havoc as Cyprus passes 1000 mark

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/delta-wreaks-havoc-as-cyprus-passes-1000-mark

The Republic of Cyprus reported 1081 new cases on Tuesday, as government officials confirmed that the Delta variant was the dominant bug ravaging the community and experts called on the public to be vigilant...

62. Expert tells vaccinated not to let guard down

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Known Covid infections continue to rise in the Republic of Cyprus, with the positivity rate standing at 1.80% and health experts warning that vaccinated people should not let their guard down...

63. Cyprus readies gratitude gift bag for vaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-readies-thank-you-gift-bag-for-vaccinated

New measures to reward vaccinated citizens in the Republic of Cyprus are to be decided in a Cabinet meeting on Friday following a sevenfold increase in daily COVID cases, with the government seeking ways to punish those who refuse to get the jab...

64. Cyprus joins EU’s digital covid certificate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-joins-eu-s-digital-covid-certificate

The Republic of Cyprus on Thursday joined other EU countries already accepting an EU-wide Covid certificate for easier travel, amid coordination challenges amongst members and a rampant Delta variant around the world...

65. Cyprus ‘out of sequence’ as daily cases jump

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The Cypriot government’s health advisory team has been summoned back to the Presidential Palace following a huge spike of daily COVID cases over the weekend, with critics pointing fingers to the alienated squad as frustration continues to grow over the management of the pandemic...

66. Cyprus turned topsy-turvy after mutation news

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-turned-topsy-turvy-over-mutation-news

Clusters amongst partygoers and highly contagious infections undetected for several weeks have emerged in the Republic of Cyprus, causing headaches for officials who are now going through guest lists line by line to track down hundreds of people before it is too late...

67. Israel worried over cases linked to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-worried-over-cases-linked-to-cyprus

Cyprus and Israel are once again facing a sudden jump in daily COVID cases, with both countries dealing with unclear information about the latest spread and Tel Aviv imposing new measures over fears that travelers might have played a role in the infection spike...

68. Cyprus wants younger age groups jabbed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-younger-age-groups-jabbed

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou is calling on younger groups to get vaccinated, suggesting the vast majority of cases or hospitalizations were citizens who have not been jabbed, while a local expert points to lack of data on mutations as also worrisome...

69. Cyprus bans foreign travelers from India

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bans-foreign-travellers-from-india

The Republic of Cyprus has issued an emergency order banning entry of foreign nationals traveling to the island from India, except Cypriots, Europeans, and permanent residents who now must undergo additional screening, in an attempt to slow down further spread of the Indian variant of Covid-19...

70. Cyprus lifts curfew as nightclubs open

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The government of the Republic of Cyprus lifted a night curfew on Thursday as further relaxations of pandemic measures kicked in, including the opening of nightclubs based on last-minute protocols...

71. Cyprus tries to find footing in tourism chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tries-to-find-footing-in-tourism-uncertainty

Tourism deputy minister Savvas Perdios remained optimistic after a trip to Moscow, saying he hoped Russia would allow the resumption of chartered flights to destinations including Cyprus in a matter of weeks, but he also reiterated his position that all the efforts in Nicosia still depended largely on decisions in other capitals...

72. Vaxxed doc treated for infection in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaxxed-doc-treated-for-infection-in-cyprus

A doctor in Limassol, who is said to have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, is out of any immediate danger after being hospitalized with a coronavirus infection, as fear and confusion about the rise of variants continue to muddle the government’s message...

73. Cypriot minister vies for UK's green status

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-vies-for-uk-s-green-status

Cypriot deputy tourism minister Savvas Perdios has been trying to sway British officials towards including his country on the UK’s green list, following a recent improvement of the epidemiological situation on the island that could still be argued either way in London...

74. Cyprus on alert over 'aggressive mutations'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-alert-over-aggressive-mutations

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou says chances remain that the Indian and South African mutations detected on the island last month may spread into the community, adding that vaccinations were the only way to stop the spread of the 'aggressive variants'...

75. Cyprus confirms Indian and S.A. mutations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-confirms-indian-and-south-african-mutations

The Republic of Cyprus has been notified by ECDC that a number of coronavirus cases have tested positive for a mutation known as the Indian variant, believed to be twice as dangerous but others say not so...

76. Cyprus says two shots won't cut it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-two-shots-not-enough

Cypriot scientists say an additional shot against the coronavirus could improve immunity for vaccinated people as well as fight against new variants, with the EU preparing to order booster vaccines despite warnings from the bloc’s drug regulator against making 'premature' moves...

77. Doc wants govt to come clean about AstraZeneca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-wants-officials-come-clean-about-astrazeneca

A local well-known health expert has called on officials in the Republic of Cyprus to take a clear position on the AstraZeneca vaccine and stop hiding behind an EMA statement...

78. Cyprus response to pandemic gets tested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-response-to-pandemic-gets-tested

Another pandemic death was recorded Tuesday in the Republic of Cyprus, as critical voices against the government’s response continue to multiply calling for fewer tests and more vaccinations...

79. EU leaders seek to inject energy into slow vaccine rollout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-seek-to-inject-energy-into-slow-vaccine-rollout

European Union leaders are gathering Thursday to try to inject new energy into the bloc’s lagging coronavirus vaccination efforts as concern mounts that new variants might spread faster than authorities can adapt....

80. Cyprus expects full vaccine coverage by early October

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expects-full-vaccine-coverage-by-early-october

The Health Ministry’s vaccine strategy foresees the vaccination process to be completed by the end of September or early October, the acting director of the Cyprus nursing services administration Evagors Tampouris said Thursday....

81. Study detects 37 different Covid strains among Cyprus samples

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-detects-37-different-covid-strains-among-cyprus-samples

A strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, named B.1.258, is currently the most prevalent in Cyprus, according to a scientific study conducted for the analysis and course of the coronavirus in Cyprus. The study notes that since December 2020, this strain is responsible for 90% of infections in Cyprus....

82. 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. ...

83. Cyprus aiming for herd immunity by June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aiming-for-herd-immunity-by-june

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said if Cyprus’ vaccination plan sticks to schedule then the island will achieve herd immunity by June, by which time some 500,000 people will get the jab against coronavirus....

84. Medical Association calls for restriction of AZ jab to -65s

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/medical-association-calls-for-restriction-of-az-jab-to-under-65s

The scientific committee Cyprus Medical Association (CyMA), the professional organisation of doctors in Cyprus, called on the Health Ministry to re-evaluate its decision of allowing the AstraZeneca vaccine to be administered to the 65+ age groups, noting that there’s not enough scientific evidence to proving its effectiveness among these groups....

85. Current restrictions extended through February

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/current-restrictions-extended-through-february

Taking up the suggestion of the inter-ministerial committee tasked with the management of the pandemic, the Cabinet on Wednesday agreed to extend current restriction measures until the end of the month....

86. Cyprus confirms more mutated cases

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Nine more cases of the variant identified in Britain were confirmed Wednesday in the Republic of Cyprus, with officials rushing to impose mandatory self-isolation for air passengers arriving on the island...

87. Big if as Cyprus set to deliberate on measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/big-if-as-cyprus-set-to-deliberate-on-measures

The Cypriot government is taking stock of recent restrictions against a further rapid spread of COVID-19, with reports pointing to plans being discussed to lift measures next month but also amid concerns over mutation fears and unknowns...

88. Pfizer suggests vaccine can beat mutations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pfizer-suggests-vaccine-can-beat-mutations

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine appeared to work against a key mutation in the highly transmissible new variants of the coronavirus discovered in the UK and South Africa, according to a laboratory study conducted by the US drugmaker...

89. Officials in the dark over mutation spread

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-in-the-dark-over-mutation-spread

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus say the new strain of coronavirus, found initially in the UK and confirmed on the island last week, has spread in the community but an accurate picture of the problem remained unclear due to only a very small sample size being tested...

90. Lockdown stance not clear in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-stance-not-clear-in-cyprus

The number of hospitalized patients being treated for COVID-19 in the Republic of Cyprus has reached dangerous levels, with experts and government officials under criticism for lack of decisive action during the holidays...

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