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23 January, 2022
 

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1. This is how 'test to stay' will be applied in schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/this-is-how-test-to-stay-will-be-applied-in-schools

In accordance with the Ministry of Health's efforts to keep schools safe and in operation without depriving students of their basic right to education, members of the Scientific Advisory Committee have made a unanimous decision to apply the "test to stay" measure in Primary and Secondary schools as of Monday the 24th of January 2022....

2. 'Health care is a moral obligation': Pope Francis backs global Covid vaccination programmes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-care-is-a-moral-obligation-pope-francis-backs-global-covid-vaccination-programmes

Pope Francis declared today that getting vaccinated against the coronavirus is a 'moral obligation' and denounced how people had been swayed by 'baseless information' to refuse jabs....

3. Schools are opening despite the outbreak of the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-are-opening-despite-the-outbreak-of-the-pandemic

Calls from the public and within the Scientific Advisory Committee for a slight postponement in the opening of schools have not dampened the government's position on their planned return next week. ...

4. Christmas PCR measure at airports goes into effect

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christmas-pcr-measure-at-airports-goes-into-effect

Passengers flying to the Republic of Cyprus starting on Wednesday must show a recent negative PCR test regardless of vaccination status, with airport officials saying the measure is not unprecedented and a local doctor arguing it should have been taken before the Christmas holidays...

5. 85% of patients at the Famagusta Reference Hospital are unvaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/85-of-patients-at-the-famagusta-reference-hospital-are-unvaccinated

The scientific director of Larnaka and Famagusta Hospitals, Amalia Hadjiyianni, said that 85% of the patients receiving treatment in Famagusta Reference Hospital are unvaccinated. She told the Cyprus News Agency that 42 patients are right now hospitalized of whom 7 are in the ICU....

6. Powerful message for wildlife after flamingo rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/powerful-message-for-wildlife-after-flamingo-rescue

Members of the Chinese community in Cyprus have a powerful message in support of wildlife this week, after a student notified authorities about a trapped pink flamingo in Larnaca’s Salt Lake...

7. Minister says Cyprus’ COVID situation manageable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-cyprus-covid-situation-manageable

Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela says the government is ready to deal with various contingencies, adding the situation in Cyprus is manageable and not different from other countries that are also seeing a huge rise in cases...

8. Omicron Mutation: A quiet New Year for dozens of cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-mutation-a-quiet-new-year-for-dozens-of-cities

As the whole world prepares to say goodbye to 2021, a year marked by the pandemic and coronavirus mutations, we are once again canceling massive festive New Year events....

9. Doctor says government stalling pandemic response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-says-government-stalling-pandemic-response

A local doctor says additional pandemic measures that go into effect next week should have been taken back in November, while accusing the Cypriot government of failing to stick to a plan to minimize the spread of coronavirus...

10. Pandemic: New Year's Eve under consideration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-new-year-s-eve-under-consideration

Experts are preparing for a difficult winter, what remains of it that is, due to the manifestation of the aggressive Omicron mutation. Like other European countries, Cyprus is experiencing a difficult period, a few days before the new year. ...

11. Cyprus unaffected as flights get canceled worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unaffected-as-flights-get-canceled-worldwide

Hermes Airports in the Republic of Cyprus say a cancelation of flights around the world has not affected the island, as airlines across the globe have been pulling planes during the Christmas travel period over fears of the Omicron variant...

12. Contacts with booster shot not required to isolate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/contacts-with-booster-shot-not-required-to-isolate

The government in the Republic of Cyprus says close contacts who have received a booster shot against the coronavirus are not required to isolate during the holidays, but scientists are still studying the potential impact of the new omicron variant...

13. 'If necessary more measures will be taken to handle Omicron variant', Health Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/if-necessary-more-measures-will-be-taken-to-handle-omicron-variant-health-minister-says

"If necessary we will take measures to manage the Omicron mutation after we confer with our experts", said Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas today in statements after the opening of the new wing for post-COVID patients at Eden Resort in Tersefanou village....

14. New measures - Masks required everywhere from Friday in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-masks-required-everywhere-from-friday-in-greece

Although numbers appear to be falling in recent weeks, experts warn of a "tsunami" after the holidays, ...

15. Christmas events in the Municipality of Nicosia December 21, 2021 - January 2, 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/christmas-events-in-the-municipality-of-nicosia-december-21-2021-january-2-2022

Wander around the city streets of Nicosia and bask in the festive atmosphere this holiday season. You'll find many events in and around the city. Check out the list below....

16. New health measures announced by the Ministry today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-health-measures-announced-by-the-ministry-today

The Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipandela, announced new health measures today aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus during the Christmas Holidays. ...

17. Food running out as survivors grapple for supplies in Philippines (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/food-running-out-as-survivors-grapple-for-supplies-in-philippines

Philippine officials and residents of areas that bore the brunt of Typhoon Rai pleaded for food, water, and shelter on Tuesday as damaged roads, flooding, and severed power and communication lines hampered relief efforts....

18. High schoolers against midterms descend on Palace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-schoolers-against-midterms-descend-on-palace

High school students staged a protest on Tuesday against semester exams in public schools, a new system that the government has been unable to implement during the pandemic but also because of very strong objections...

19. Europe restores strict measures in the shadow of 'omicron'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-restores-strict-measures-in-the-shadow-of-omicron

On the eve of the holidays, the threat of "Omicron" has led to the reinstatement of strict restrictive measures in many European countries, in order to curb the spread of the super-contagious new variant....

20. Health Minister and scientific advisors to assess new measures ahead of holidays

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-and-scientific-advisors-to-assess-new-measures-ahead-of-holidays

Minister of Health Michael Hadjipantela and the Advisory Scientific Committee on the COVID pandemic will meet on Monday to discuss new potential measures to contain the spread of the pandemic ahead of the holidays for Christmas and New Year’s Eve....

21. Double murder prosecutors back to the drawing board

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/double-murder-prosecutors-back-to-the-drawing-board

New details suggest the main suspect in the double murder of two Russian women may be covering up for someone else, after it was reported that the shooter was far closer to the victims than previously thought and questions remained about a car passenger...

22. Makarios Avenue is finally ready!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/makarios-avenue-is-finally-ready

Makarios Avenue is expected to open to the public on Wednesday, according to information from the municipality of Nicosia. ...

23. RICS Cyprus Property Price Index with KPMG in Cyprus announces results of Q1-Q3 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/rics-cyprus-property-price-index-with-kpmg-in-cyprus-announces-results-of-q1-q3-2021

KPMG in Cyprus announces that the “RICS Cyprus Property Price Index with KPMG in Cyprus” has been issued for Q1 – Q3 of 2021....

24. A look into how some European states are treating the unvaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/states

Europe has been thrown into a battle of the fourth wave of the pandemic....

25. I'm a Virus Expert and Here's a Sure Sign You've Had COVID

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/i-m-a-virus-expert-and-here-s-a-sure-sign-you-ve-had-covid

The New York Times reports more than 775,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 and more than 48 million have had the virus. ...

26. Why not take a subsidized holiday in beautiful Cyprus?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/hotels

The Ministry of Tourism, after the approval of the Council of Ministers, announces the extension of the duration of the Domestic Tourism Support Plan for the period from December 1, 2021 until March 31, 2022....

27. Case of two missing women deepens in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/case-of-two-missing-women-deepens

Cypriot police are investigating the disappearance of two Russian women last seen two weeks ago, with a local newspaper reporting that a suspect has been detained in total secrecy and blood stains found in a holiday home could be linked to the case...

28. Take a walk through the Nicosia airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/take-a-walk-through-the-nicosia-airport

After almost 50 years, Nicosia airport comes back to life, thanks to the Cyprus Institute....

29. Paphos' campaign to attract local tourism continues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/paphos-campaign-to-attract-local-tourism-continues

After the great success of the summer campaign, ETAP Paphos continues its efforts to attract domestic tourism during the autumn months...

30. Health experts uneasy ahead of holiday weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-experts-uneasy-ahead-of-holiday-weekend

Health experts in Cyprus are urging the public to adhere to protective measures especially during the holiday weekend, with officials warning that even though daily Covid infections have dropped, things could get worse if hospitalizations don’t go down this month...

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