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15 May, 2021
 

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1. Minister defends laxer policy for tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-defends-laxer-policy-for-tourists

Cypriot Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios says CyprusFlightPass is a sufficient tool for monitoring foreign travelers during their visit on the island, dismissing criticism that locals are having a harder time securing a CoronaPass to enjoy fewer restrictions...

2. Cyprus fails to land UK’s green list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fails-to-land-uk-s-green-list

Tour operators are urging the British government to expand the number of countries for quarantine-free travel, after many popular destinations including Cyprus were left off the UK’s green list...

3. Parents file lawsuit challenging mandatory tests, mask use

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-file-lawsuit-challenging-mandatory-tests-mask-use

A group of some dozen parents have filed a joint law suit challenging the state for imposing mandatory weekly coronavirus testing and face mask use on children...

4. Cyprus open to fully vaccinated tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-opens-for-fully-vaccinated-tourists

The Republic of Cyprus will open for fully vaccinated travelers without additional entry requirements starting May 10, a day after the end of a lockdown, with the tourism minister saying both EMA-approved vaccines as well as the Russian jab will be accepted...

5. Cyprus expected to land UK green list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expected-to-land-uk-green-list

EasyJet CEO Johan Lundgren said in comments published on Friday in the British press that Greece and Cyprus were expected to be among countries to enter a so-called Green List of the British Ministry of Transport as of May 17...

6. 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...

7. Cyprus updates risk-based travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/3-cyprus-updates-risk-based-travel-list

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological unit issued an updated risk-based classification of countries on Monday, with changes to come into effect on April 8....

8. Cyprus appears upbeat in tourism challenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-appears-upbeat-in-tourism-challenge

Cypriot tourism officials are finding several reasons to be optimistic following resumption of flights and easing of restrictions, but industry experts find it a little harder to put on a brave face...

9. Cyprus updates risk-based travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-cyprus-updates-risk-based-travel-list

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological surveillance unit has re-evaluated the coronavirus risk-based classification of countries after the Cabinet agreed on an action plan last month for the resumption of flights and the reopening of Cyprus airports....

10. PCR tests disprove earlier results at air base

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pcr-tests-disprove-earlier-results-at-air-base

Over two dozen staff at the Papandreou Air Base in Paphos tested negative for the coronavirus after officials said the employees had initially tested positive, highlighting ongoing debate over the reliability of rapid test results...

11. Major UK tour operator sees bookings to Cyprus triple

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/major-uk-tour-operator-sees-bookings-to-cyprus-triple

The UK’s second biggest tour operator Jet2holidays saw bookings for Cyprus and Greece skyrocket after the two countries announced they would be prepared to receive British tourists come May...

12. Cyprus opens up to vaccinated Brits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-opens-up-to-vaccinated-brits

The Republic of Cyprus will allow British tourists who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 to fly in without any restrictions starting May 1, joining the ranks of Israeli nationals who will also start visiting the island on a special green pass...

13. Cyprus scores Royal Caribbean mid-pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scores-royal-caribbean-mid-pandemic

Cyprus Deputy Ministry for Tourism has welcomed a world-renowned cruise ship company’s decision to include Cyprus among its destinations during June – August 2021, utilizing a brand-new ship, to be delivered shortly...

14. Police back off as peaceful marchers defy ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-back-off-as-marchers-defy-ban

Thousands took to the streets in Nicosia over the weekend to protest against a controversial ban on peaceful assembly, with marchers and officers on their best behavior after an earlier anti-corruption demonstration was put down by use of force...

15. Cyprus adopts color-coding for March opening of airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-color-coding-for-march-opening-of-airports

Cyprus plans to reopen its airports with a color-coded health risk assessment from March 1, applicable to travelers from its main tourism markets and the European Union, authorities said on Wednesday....

16. Cyprus updates risk-based travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-cyprus-updates-risk-based-travel-list

The Health Ministry on Wednesday published the list of re-categorized countries with which the Republic of Cyprus maintains air connectivity, with the new three-tier risk-based categorization coming into effect on February 19....

17. Virus-stranded cruise ships tread water off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/virus-stranded-cruise-ships-tread-water-off-cyprus

Half a dozen cruise ships have been stranded for up to nine months off Cyprus, looming large over a fishing village on the holiday island hit by the coronavirus pandemic...

18. Cyprus and Israel agree on green passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-israel-agree-on-green-passports

Cyprus and Israel reached an agreement on Sunday which would allow vaccinated Israelis to travel to the island without quarantine or other testing restrictions...

19. Cyprus launches new tourism schemes as arrivals plummet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-launches-new-tourism-schemes-as-arrivals-plummet

Nine incentive schemes promoting the development and boosting of targeted forms of tourism were approved by Cabinet on Monday, when the Cyprus statistical service (Cystat) announced that Cyprus marked a 79.9% drop in arrivals in 2020 compared to the year before....

20. Thousands of Covid decree violation fines left unpaid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-of-covid-decree-violation-fines-left-unpaid

Thousands of fines issued to the public for violating coronavirus decrees remain unpaid, Kathimerini Cyprus reported Monday....

21. Cyprus takes another bold step mid-pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-another-bold-step-mid-pandemic

The Republic of Cyprus entered on Monday a second phase of relaxing lockdown measures for COVID-19, including the reopening of retail stores, shopping malls, and schools...

22. Cyprus confirms more mutated cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-confirms-more-mutated-cases

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...

23. Cyprus imposes 72h quarantine on arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-imposes-72h-quarantine-on-arrivals

The Cabinet on Wednesday agreed to impose a mandatory 72-hour quarantine period on all airport arrivals flying in from categories A and B, as well as a mandatory PCR test at the end of those three days....

24. Expert calls for stricter airport measures to curb new strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-calls-for-stricter-airport-measures-to-curb-new-strain

Member of the government’s coronavirus advisory team Dr Petros Karayiannis called for stricter measures at airports to curb the spread of the South African strain detected in various countries, including Greece and the UK....

25. Cyprus eyeing March 1 reopening of travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-eyeing-march-1-reopening-of-travel

The Ministry of Transport announced on Wednesday that the Cabinet decided to extend the Covid-curbing measures governing airports and flights until March 1....

26. Officials weigh in on Pournara brawl

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-weigh-in-on-pournara-brawl

Eight tenants at Pournara migration facility were placed under arrest on Tuesday, following a violent brawl on camp grounds that erupted between two groups under circumstances still unclear...

27. 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...

28. Cyprus confirms highly contagious strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-confirms-new-strain-of-covid-19

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus have confirmed a new strain of the coronavirus found in the UK late last year has also been found on the island, with experts saying the new variant has a much higher infection rate...

29. Quarantine hairstylist says he broke no laws

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/quarantined-hairstylist-says-he-broke-no-laws

A hairstylist who tested positive for COVID-19 and suffered the wrath of the press after police cited him for violating health protocols says he did not break any laws, with police urging the public to remain vigilant in the fight against the spread of the virus...

30. A timeline of the coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-timeline-of-the-coronavirus-pandemic-in-cyprus

The coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus, which kicked off mildly at first with double-digit daily new cases before the second wave sent the island into unprecedented terrain with hundreds of daily new cases and the healthcare system ready to give in at any given time, can be generally divided into four stages. ...

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