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25 September, 2020
 

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1. Student, football player among eight new cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-football-player-among-eight-new-cases

Eight new coronavirus cases were detected on Friday, including a student of a Limassol secondary school and a player for the local first division team AC Omonia who had participated in the team’s Champions League qualifying match against Olympiacos in Greece on Wednesday, before testing positive upon his return to the island....

2. Greek PM urges use of masks, compliance to avert lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-urges-use-of-masks-compliance-to-avert-lockdown

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis appealed to the public on Thursday to wear masks and comply with health safety regulations so that stricter coronavirus containment measures can be averted, saying that it is a choice between “self-protection and lockdown.”...

3. Protocols aren't being adhered to, health minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protocols-aren-t-being-adhered-to-health-minister-says

The recent surge in coronavirus cases attests to the fact that government-imposed health protocols but also personal protection measures are being flouted, health minister Constantinos Ioannou said Thursday....

4. Fear grows over multiple chains of infection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fear-grows-over-multiple-chains-of-infection

A local health expert has expressed concern over the increase of COVID-19 cases in Cyprus, particularly Larnaca, saying he expected the coronavirus spike would spread to the rest of the island...

5. Measures imposed in Larnaca as virus flares

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/measures-imposed-on-larnaca-as-virus-flares

After the recent surge in coronavirus cases in the Larnaca district, where multiple chains of infection continue to grow daily, the health ministry on Wednesday re-imposed a number of localized restriction measures in a bid to tone down the spread....

6. Officials nervous ahead of flu season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-nervous-ahead-of-flu-season

A recent climb in confirmed coronavirus cases, especially in Larnaca district, has prompted health officials to contemplate new tougher measures possibly across the island...

7. Nea Salamina players, staff violate quarantine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nea-salamina-players-staff-violate-quarantine

The local first division football club Nea Salamina announced eight coronavirus cases involving players and staff, piling onto the 11 already detected among the club in recent days, with the health ministry revealing Tuesday that the majority of the new cases failed to self-isolate as instructed due to being contacts of those previously announced....

8. Three new coronavirus cases, uni student among them

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-new-coronavirus-cases-uni-student-among-them

Three coronavirus cases were detected in the Republic of Cyprus on Monday, when 3,036 tests were conducted, raising total known cases to 1,603....

9. Eight new cases, coronavirus cluster grows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eight-new-cases-coronavirus-cluster-grows

Eight new coronavirus cases were detected in the Republic of Cyprus on Wednesday, when 2,449 tests were conducting, raising total known cases to 1,548....

10. Education ministry launches disciplinary probe against artist-headmaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/education-ministry-launches-disciplinary-probe-against-artist-headmaster

The health ministry announced on Wednesday that it will be launching a disciplinary investigation against a public school headmaster, whose artwork, which he uploaded onto his personal Facebook profile, came to the attention of local social media users in recent days, drawing mixed reactions....

11. Coronavirus cluster grows to 12 persons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-cluster-grows-to-12-persons

Six new coronavirus cases were detected on Tuesday, when 3,157 tests were carried out, raising total cases recorded in the Republic of Cyprus to 1,540....

12. Woman behind infection chains upon returning from US fined

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-behind-chains-of-infections-upon-returning-from-us-fined

The Larnaca district court on Wednesday imposed an €800 fine on the woman who formed chains of coronavirus infections after returning from US....

13. Republic finds one new case as north re-imposes restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/republic-finds-one-new-case-as-north-re-imposes-restrictions

A single new coronavirus case was detected in the Republic of Cyprus on Tuesday after 2,797 tests, but in the north authorities moved to reinstate several restriction measures after a renewed flare-up of the virus as a result of high numbers of cases imported from Turkey....

14. 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. ...

15. Scorcher gets high dust levels as cherry on top

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scorcher-gets-high-dust-levels-as-cherry-on-top

Scorching temperatures on Friday were met with high concentrations of dust, with vulnerable groups urged to avoid going outdoors as much as possible....

16. Government extends support schemes until end October

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-extends-support-schemes-until-end-october

The Cabinet on Thursday decided to extend current government support programs aiming to cushion the blow of the coronavirus pandemic until the end of October, Labour Minister Zeta Emilianidou said....

17. Cyprus prepared for expected Covid-19 surge in winter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prepared-for-expected-covid-19-surge-in-winter

The autumn and winter seasons are expected to see increased numbers of coronavirus cases, member of the government’s coronavirus advisory committee, Professor Constantinos Tsioutis, said Tuesday, noting that both the Cyprus health system and public is ready to face a new surge....

18. Cluster woman not charged for spreading virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cluster-woman-not-charged-with-spreading-virus

A woman who traveled to Cyprus and made headlines after several infections across the island were linked back to her has been charged in a court of law for violating health protocols, with prosecutors ending up not accusing her of spreading a communicable disease...

19. Police say party boat did not violate rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-say-party-boat-did-not-violate-rules

Police say there were no health protocol violations on a crowded vessel off Protaras on the weekend, following concerns that passengers on a party boat had exceeded the legal threshold...

20. Police caught off guard in anti-corona protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-caught-off-guard-in-anti-corona-protest

Cyprus police were heavily criticized over the weekend for not taking action against a large crowd of anti-maskers, who gathered outside the Presidential Palace in violation of health protocols...

21. Limassol's Mediterranean Hospital put off sample-testing duty after contamination

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-s-mediterranean-hospital-put-off-sample-testing-duty-after-contamination

Limassol’s Mediterranean Hospital of Cyprus has been temporarily put off Covid-19 sample testing duty after its lab was found responsible for a number of false positive results as a result of sample contamination. ...

22. Face masks mandatory age 12 and up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/face-masks-mandatory-age-12-and-above

Face masks in some locations are now mandatory for all persons aged 12 and above in the Republic of Cyprus, while the government has revised rules for elementary school students following protests...

23. Cyprus unveils measures for remainder of year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unveils-measures-for-remainder-of-year

The Republic of Cyprus has unveiled its latest measures against the spread of the coronavirus for the remainder of the year, including mandatory masks for students and optional repeat tests for travelers...

24. Daily count climbs ahead of new measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/daily-count-climbs-ahead-of-new-measures

The Republic of Cyprus reported 26 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the grand total to 1385 a day after the highest number of daily tests carried out since the virus outbreak in early March...

25. New measures as clusters appear to be growing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-as-clusters-appear-to-be-growing

Another dozen of new cases of the coronavirus included secondary contacts such as a person who got infected at a party earlier this month, with government agencies coordinating further measures by week’s end...

26. Expert raises Covid-19 alarm for this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-raises-covid-19-alarm-for-this-week

One coronavirus case has been detected at a kindergarten in Nicosia, while there were 21 cases over the weekend in the Republic of Cyprus, with health experts remaining concerned over asymptomatic carriers and protocol violators...

27. Cyprus frets over virus spreading at parties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-frets-over-virus-spreading-at-parties

Cyprus has is the recent period been getting a taste of phenomena that were observed in countries abroad involving an uncontrolled spread of coronavirus at parties and other such social gatherings....

28. Mackenzie Beach closed off after sewage spill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mackenzie-beach-closed-off-after-sewage-spill

The strip of sea at Larnaca’s Mackenzie Beach was closed off to the public on Thursday after a damaged sewer pipe led to sewage spilling into the sea there, with local authorities expressing hope that the water could be made safe for swimming by the weekend....

29. 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....

30. 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....

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