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22 April, 2021
 

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1. Decisions on hold as Palace summons experts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/decisions-on-hold-as-palace-summons-experts

The President’s Cabinet failed to reach a decision on pandemic measures following intense debate on Thursday afternoon, with reports saying an announcement was pushed back a day to give health experts time to visit the Palace for more consultations...

2. US slaps ‘do not travel’ label on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-slaps-‘do-not-travel-label-on-cyprus

Health authorities in the United States have issued a “Do Not Travel” warning for Cyprus earlier this week, warning US citizens against visiting the island due to high level of COVID-19...

3. Holy Moly ahead of Holy Week decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holy-moly-ahead-of-holy-week-decision

The President’s Cabinet is expected on Thursday to announce a way forward ahead of Greek Orthodox Holy Week, with the health minister not favoring tougher pandemic measures but also warning a lockdown was not off the table...

4. Experts tell government not to relax this Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-tell-government-not-to-relax-this-easter

Cyprus registered a record number of COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, reaching 941 and the numbers are only expected to increase, according to a local health expert...

5. Cyprus tackles Russian Question as time flies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tackles-russian-question-as-time-flies

Thousands of cancelations from Russia to Cyprus in just a matter of hours are testing the island’s response to the health crisis, with companies pushing their programs later in the summer pending improvement on the pandemic front...

6. Cyprus adds single shot Janssen to arsenal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adds-single-shot-janssen-to-arsenal

A single-shot vaccine against the novel coronavirus will be available alongside other vaccination options in the Republic of Cyprus, after the EU drug regulator okayed Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 Janssen vaccine...

7. Cypriot referral hospital full again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-referral-hospital-full-again

The Famagusta referral hospital for COVID-19 has reached full capacity in the Republic of Cyprus, with reports saying hospitalizations remained on an upward trend but the number of serious cases remained low...

8. Greek Easter relaxation hopes put to rest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-easter-relaxation-hopes-put-to-rest

Cyprus’ current epidemiological situation is behind the government’s latest decision to freeze possible relaxation of restrictions ahead of Greek Orthodox Easter, with the administration focusing on vaccinations but also not ruling out further measures...

9. Minister says Cyprus facing ‘fragile situation’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-cyprus-facing-‘fragile-situation

Cypriot Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou is urging people to comply with health measures, saying the epidemiological outlook in the country remains fragile and the situation could get out of control...

10. S7 looking to drop Cyprus Airways

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/s7-looking-to-drop-cyprus-airways

The future of Cyprus Airways is once again up in the air following reports that its Russian private shareholder S7 is looking to sell its entire stake in the Larnaca-based Charlie Airlines...

11. Cypriot Cabinet gets AstraZeneca ‘group shot’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-cabinet-gets-astrazeneca-‘group-shot

Members of the President’s Cabinet got the AstraZeneca shot in front of cameras on Thursday, in a publicity stunt aimed at boosting confidence among members of the public...

12. Vaccinated and survivors can roam free

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-and-survivors-can-roam-free

The health ministry has updated the guidance on rules for known contacts of coronavirus cases, saying vaccinated people and COVID survivors who beat the bug do not need to adhere to self-isolation guidelines...

13. We are committed to seeing EastMed through

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-committed-to-seeing-eastmed-through

Israel's cooperation with Egypt and the strengthening of relations with other Gulf states contribute to peace, while enabling Israel and Cyprus to work together with other friendly nations, Sammy Revel says in an interview with Kathimerini...

14. Bicommunal health committee working on reopening of crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bicommunal-health-committee-working-on-reopening-of-crossings

Authorities in the north have instructed the bicommunal technical committee on health to draw up a road map for the restoration of crossings to pre-pandemic conditions as soon as the epidemiological situation allows....

15. Leaders will break bread in Geneva at 5+1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaders-will-break-bread-in-geneva

The Geneva meeting on Cyprus 'is going ahead in person,' United Nations officials said during Monday’s Q&A session following a noon briefing in New York...

16. Cyprus mulling restrictions on AstraZeneca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-also-mulling-restrictions-on-astrazeneca-vaccine

Cyprus is considering restrictions similar to those adopted by Greece and the United Kingdom for the AstraZeneca vaccine, as European health authorities continue to investigate reports of rare blood clots linked to the shot...

17. Covid cases, patients to get to vote through mobile units

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-cases-patients-to-get-to-vote-through-mobile-units

The House interior committee gave a green light Monday for setting up mobile voting units for confirmed coronavirus cases in isolation, with the bill being passed on to the plenum for a final vote...

18. 2021 KPMG CEO Outlook Pulse Survey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/2021-kpmg-ceo-outlook-pulse-survey

19. Self isolation travelers find SMS loophole

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/self-isolation-travelers-find-sms-loophole

Travelers to Cyprus including university students visiting home may be cheating the system, a local network reports, saying a loophole in the SMS system is being exploited by some people who ought to self-isolate for at least three days after landing on the island...

20. Soldier killed in Nicosia motorcycle accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/soldier-killed-in-nicosia-motorcycle-accident

A young man was killed and another injured in a late night accident over the weekend, after their motorcycle struck a utility pole in western Nicosia...

21. Cyprus tourism hopes crushed as Jet2 pulls plug

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tourism-hit-after-jet2-pulls-plug

Jet2 says it will suspend flights and holidays until at least 23 June citing uncertainty over London’s travel proposals, making the decision yet another British hit on Cyprus tourism expectations...

22. Cypriot minister thanks heavy metal band

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-thanks-heavy-metal-band

Heavy metal band Sabaton got high praise from Cypriot Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos this week over the Swedish group’s running their merchandise operations on the island, with the group saying they had some tips to speed up deliveries...

23. 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...

24. EU court backs Czech Republic's requirement to vaccinate children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-court-backs-czech-republic-s-requirement-to-vaccinate-children

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) accepts the Czech Republic’s position on mandatory vaccinations for children, it said in a landmark ruling on Thursday that rebuffed parents’ complaints that the government violated their rights....

25. Economic activity could resume by spring end, Anastasiades says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/economic-activity-could-resume-by-spring-end-anastasiades-says

President Nicos Anastasiades said Wednesday that he was hopeful that economic activity could resume by the end of spring, given that no unpredicted developments arise on the part of pharmaceutical companies....

26. Cyprus vax website down as EMA deliberates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-vaccination-site-down-as-ema-deliberates

Officials in the Republic of Cyprus are looking into allegations and rumors that citizens were attempting to cheat the system to book a vaccine appointment, with the registration website down on Wednesday and EMA expecting to update states on AstraZeneca...

27. Tourist form adds confusion to the mix

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourist-form-adds-confusion-to-the-mix

New confusion emerged over requirements regarding movement of foreign tourists in the Republic of Cyprus amid pandemic measures, with industry stakeholders saying visitors do not have to send text notifications before going out and the health ministry maintaining that rules apply to all...

28. Health Ministry announces two deaths, 559 cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-announces-two-deaths-559-cases

The Health Ministry announced two coronavirus fatalities and 559 cases on Tuesday, raising the death toll to 264 and total cases detected so far to 48,837....

29. IMF: Withdrawal of support measures should be gradual

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/imf-withdrawal-of-support-measures-should-be-gradual

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission met virtually with the Cypriot authorities from March 8–29, 2021 to discuss recent economic developments and policy priorities on the island. In an interview with Kathimerini Cyprus, IMF mission chief for Cyprus, Anita Tuladhar, said the longer the recovery period in sectors related to tourism, the greater the chance that permanent scars will remain in the economy of Cyprus. Tuladhar also noted the importance of state-sponsored programs to support the economy....

30. Syrian refugees escorted to Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-escorted-to-cape-greco

A total of 75 undocumented migrants from Syria reached the Republic of Cyprus on Monday, after a Cypriot coast guard vessel escorted their wooden boat to Cape Greco...

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