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1. 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....

2. Positive coronavirus case found to have over 65 close contacts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/positive-coronavirus-case-found-to-have-65-close-contacts

The Health Ministry on Wednesday expressed strong concern over positive coronavirus cases who turn out to have dozens of close contacts, facilitating the rampant spread of the virus and making contact tracing efforts difficult....

3. Cyprus announces one coronavirus death, 25 new cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-one-coronavirus-death-25-new-cases

The Cyprus Health Ministry on Tuesday announced 25 new coronavirus cases and one death, involving a 77-year-old who suffered from underlying health conditions but who ultimately died as a result of his coronavirus infection....

4. Restrictions on Limassol gatherings eased slightly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restrictions-on-limassol-gatherings-eased-slightly

Cyprus’ developing epidemiological situation was discussed on Tuesday in an emergency teleconference meeting between the Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou and the government’s coronavirus advisory team, with participants agreeing to relax certain restrictions in Limassol....

5. Orphan cases still a problem in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/orphan-cases-still-a-problem-in-cyprus

At least 30 infected people in Cyprus have been traced back to a single individual, who traveled across the island and spread the bug last month, but experts say 21 “orphan cases” are more alarming because their contacts cannot be traced at all...

6. Cyprus offers 'neutral stadium' for UEFA qualifiers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-offers-neutral-stadium-for-uefa-qualifiers

Cyprus, Greece, Hungary and Poland, have offered stadiums and facilities to host UEFA European football matches as "neutral destinations" if travel restrictions related to Covid-19 prevent European Cup games from being held in the originally scheduled countries....

7. US lifts 'Do Not Travel' advisory, Cyprus in Warning Level 3

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-lifts-do-not-travel-advisory-cyprus-in-warning-level-3

The US on Thursday lifted its advisory against travelling abroad that was in force for nearly five months, but the US Centers for Disease Control still recommends against non-essential travel to more than 200 destinations, including Cyprus and Greece, due to the high coronavirus risk....

8. Cyprus 'golden passports' get popular amid pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-golden-passports-get-popular-amid-pandemic

The Republic of Cyprus’ investment-for-citizenship program proved to be the second most popular scheme of the sorts amid the global pandemic, with new citizenship applications during the first quarter of 2020 marking a 75% increase compared to the same period last year....

9. Cyprus' R number between 1.6 and 2, experts say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-r-number-between-1-6-and-2-experts-say

Cyprus’ current coronavirus reproduction number is between 1.6 and 2, experts in the government’s coronavirus taskforce said Thursday, noting that the goal is not a second lockdown, but that should be our frame of mind....

10. Police report 56 coronavirus violations, Paphos bar gets shut down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-report-56-coronavirus-violations-paphos-bar-gets-shut-down

Islandwide police inspections for compliance to coronavirus health and safety measures over the past 24 hours led to 56 reports against 13 businesses and 43 individuals, while a Paphos business was shut down by a Cyprus court for repeated violations....

11. Police book 52 businesses and individuals for flouting Covid safety rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-book-52-businesses-and-individuals-for-flouting-covid-safety-rules

Police carried out 1352 checks across Cyprus on Monday, with 52 being reported for violations of measures taken to contain the COVID-19 pandemic....

12. Cyprus updates risk-based classification of countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-updates-risk-based-classification-of-countries

Cyprus on Tuesday issued an updated epidemiological risk-based classification of countries, including three amendments as regards Greece, Thailand and Morocco. The new classification will come into effect on August 6....

13. Health officials call cops on quarantine violators

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-officials-call-cops-on-quarantine-violators

A recent traveler who was instructed to remain in self isolation but was out and about was greeted by police officers at the door, with authorities saying they were stepping up home inspections to combat quarantine violations...

14. Ozersay says Varosha opening certain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ozersay-says-varosha-opening-certain

Varosha could be opened to its former residents under Turkish Cypriot administration, says Kudret Ozersay, adding that the process of reviving Cyprus’ ghost town after the pandemic crisis cannot be halted...

15. Cypriots already in Greece to get free test upon arrival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-already-in-greece-to-get-free-test-upon-arrival

With Greece being downgraded on August 6 to category B that requires arriving passengers to show proof of a negative coronavirus test, the Cyprus Health Ministry quickly responded to frustrated locals who had already travelled to Greece for holidays unknowing that they would have to make arrangements for a test in order to return to the island....

16. An arts Corporate Social Responsibility initiative by Pafilia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/an-arts-corporate-social-responsibility-initiative-by-pafilia

Specifically, Pafilia will create a website onto which artists who wish to participate in this initiative can upload their work, thus creating an easily accessible online exhibition. ...

17. Airport video shows no social distancing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airport-video-shows-no-social-distancing

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos has reacted to viral photos that showed passengers crowding each other at the Larnaca airport terminal, arguing that face masks are the next best thing where social distancing is not an effective measure...

18. Cyprus downgrades Greece amid virus fears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-downgrades-greece-amid-virus-fears

Cyprus will introduce mandatory testing for all arrivals from Greece starting August 6, after many cases were detected during random tests from passengers returning from Greece in the last few days....

19. Cyprus battles to keep spike under control

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-battles-to-keep-spike-under-control

Cypriot authorities are scrambling to contain the virus spreading out of Limassol, with test results over the weekend suggesting the government could be forced to impose stricter lockdown-like measures either locally or nationally...

20. Cyprus welcomes Brits back amid spike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-brits-back-amid-spike

Five flights from British airports were scheduled to land in the Republic of Cyprus on Saturday, after the island listed the United Kingdom in Category B, which means arriving passengers are not required to be under self-isolation...

21. New coronavirus cases skyrocket in Cyprus

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

Coronavirus infections went up considerably on Friday in the Republic of Cyprus, with 25 people testing positive including and handful of imported and orphan cases but mainly individuals infected locally through contact with known carriers...

22. Cyprus back to square one

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-back-to-square-one

Wearing a mask in public indoor spaces will be mandatory in the Republic of Cyprus, following a government decision in response to concerns over a recent spike of coronavirus cases...

23. Cyprus scrambles to contain virus flare-ups

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-contain-virus-flare-ups

The government is expected to announce additional measures in response to fears over a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, after known cases on Thursday, most of them in Limassol, remained in double digits for a second consecutive day...

24. Opinions differ on cause of recent spike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/opinions-differ-on-cause-of-recent-spike

The Cypriot health minister says complacency is to blame in the recent spike of coronavirus cases locally, but a health expert on the government’s task force is pointing the finger at the opening of airports last month...

25. Refugees come to standstill off Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-come-to-standstill-off-cape-greco

Fifteen Syrian refugees arrived in Cyprus late Wednesday night, while reports say coast guard officers are in talks with another boat off Cape Greco in an effort to turn ten others back to their country of departure...

26. Thirteen new cases raise alarm in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thirteen-new-cases-raise-alarm-in-cyprus

The government of the Republic of Cyprus has issued a decree mandating 3000 randomized coronavirus tests in public places, while another 5000 tests were ordered in Limassol after an alarming spike in the southern town including 13 new cases in one day...

27. UNFICYP renewal invokes reactions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-renewal-invokes-reactions

The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a new resolution on Tuesday, providing for the renewal of the mandate for the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus for another six months while also invoking mixed reactions...

28. Summer Internships Programme by PwC

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/summer-internships-programme-by-pwc

Despite the difficult conditions and the challenges organisations are facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, PwC Cyprus offers this year the opportunity to 90 university students to participate in the 3 summer internship programmes of the organisation...

29. Endemic fears multiply in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/endemic-fears-multiply-in-limassol

Half of all coronavirus cases detected in July thus far came from local infections, with officials scrambling to break chains in Limassol where three more cases were added on Monday with a total of five suspected clusters...

30. Cypriot health experts lay it on the line

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-health-experts-lay-it-on-the-line

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus say recently detected clusters of the coronavirus in Limassol do not pose a direct threat to the community but warn the bug never went away and only more testing will show how widespread it may be in the southern town...

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