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1. Greece: Covid infected tourists no longer required to quarantine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-covid-infected-tourists-no-longer-required-to-quarantine

A new government decision issued by the Greek authorities earlier this week has established that tourists who get infected with the COVID-19 disease while being in Greece will not be required to go into quarantine. ...

2. House President concerned over 'shocking' increase in sexual violence incidents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-concerned-over-shocking-increase-in-sexual-violence-incidents

One in three women (33%) in the EU has suffered physical or sexual violence, according to the President of the House of Representatives Annita Demetriou, stressing that these numbers are "shocking and troubling."...

3. Spread of COVID baffles locked-down Shanghai residents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spread-of-covid-baffles-locked-down-shanghai-residents

The cases underscore how difficult it is to stop the spread of the highly transmissible Omicron variant as China clings to its zero-COVID policy, perpetuating a cycle of lockdowns, as well as bafflement, anguish and anger....

4. Cyprus abolishes flight pass and country categorizations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-abolishes-flight-pass-and-country-categorizations

As of April 18, 2022, travelers will no longer be required to fill out the Cyprus Flight Pass when entering Cyprus. The move comes after tourist organizations called on the government to abolish the Flight pass, noting that Cyprus would be left behind other countries that had already made the move. ...

5. No more masks outdoors and an end to Safe Pass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-more-masks-outdoors-and-an-end-to-safe-pass

The Cabinet of Ministers adjourned at noon today, but not before approving a set of new relaxed covid measures put forth by the Scientific Advisory Committee after yesterday's assessment and meeting with the Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipandelas....

6. Shanghai facing biggest lockdown in 2 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shanghai-facing-biggest-lockdown-in-2-years

Shanghai, the Chinese financial capital of 25 million people, is facing the worst outbreak of covid-19 cases in two years and entering a two-phase lockdown....

7. Greece offers to rebuild bombed maternity hospital in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-offers-to-rebuild-bombed-maternity-hospital-in-ukraine

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday said the country is ready to rebuild a maternity hospital destroyed last week by Russian shelling in the southeast Ukrainian city of Mariupol....

8. Freedom Day in the UK from today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freedom-day-in-the-uk-from-today

England woke up to freedom today after nearly two years of crippling on-off lockdowns as all emergency Covid laws introduced to tackle the pandemic ended at midnight....

9. New COVID action plan for Cyprus airports in place from February 21

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-covid-action-plan-for-cyprus-airports-in-place-from-february-21

The Council of Ministers decided today that new measures regulating travelers arriving into Cyprus will take effect on February 21st instead of March 1st....

10. Prince Charles tests positive for Covid for second time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prince-charles-tests-positive-for-covid-for-second-time

The Prince of Wales has tested positive for Covid-19 for the second time and is now self-isolating, Clarence House has said on Twitter....

11. Deputy Minister of Tourism upbeat over tourist flows from Russia in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deputy-minister-of-tourism-upbeat-over-tourist-flows-from-russia-in-2022

Cyprus Deputy Minister of Tourism Savvas Perdios said he received optimistic messages over this year’s tourist flows from Russia, the island’s second-largest tourist market....

12. More than 100 students test positive today, Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-100-students-test-positive-today-monday

As 'Test to Stay' continues in schools around the island, the Minister of Health announced today that 110 positive cases were found in a group of 6399 close contacts....

13. After two years of closed borders, Australia welcomes the world back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/after-two-years-of-closed-borders-australia-welcomes-the-world-back

Australia said on Monday it will reopen its borders to vaccinated travelers this month, ending two years of misery for the tourism sector, reviving migration and injecting billions of dollars into the world No. 13 economy....

14. Greece to scrap negative COVID test requirement for travelers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-scrap-negative-covid-test-requirement-for-travelers

Greece will allow tourists with a European vaccination certificate to enter the country without having to show a negative test for COVID-19 from Feb. 7, the tourism and health ministries said on Friday....

15. Cyprus keeps hopes up as Wonder bids farewell

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-keeps-hopes-up-as-wonder-bids-farewell

Wonder of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship left Limassol on Thursday at 4:30pm after a short visit to pick up crew and renew the company’s commitment to Cyprus at a particularly tough time for both the industry and the island looking to rebrand itself...

16. 'Take back life’: More nations ease coronavirus restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/take-back-life-more-nations-ease-coronavirus-restrictions

Late-night partying at clubs. Elbow-to-elbow seating in movie theaters. Going without masks in public, especially in Europe and North America: Step by step, many countries are easing their COVID-19 restrictions amid hopes the omicron wave may have passed its peak....

17. North irked over Turkish handball player’s airlift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-irked-over-turkish-handball-player-s-airlift

Turkish Cypriots are accusing Greek Cypriots of trying to trying to score political points after a handball player quarantined in the south was not allowed to cross into the north to head back to Istanbul and had to be airlifted by an ambulance plane...

18. Freedom of movement within the EU will no longer be regulated by country of origin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freedom-of-movement-within-the-eu-will-no-longer-be-regulated-by-country-of-origin

After calls to simplify COVID travel rules within the EU, EU Ministers meeting at the General Affairs Council in Brussels agreed on Tuesday that the three main criteria for travel within the EU will be vaccination status, covid test results or recovery certificates....

19. 'Some people may not make it': athletes risk failing Beijing COVID-19 tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-people-may-not-make-it-athletes-risk-failing-beijing-covid-19-tests

Strict COVID-19 testing requirements for the Beijing Winter Olympics could see more athletes from high-risk Omicron regions banned from participating, but the system in place will be as flexible as possible, an Olympic medical adviser told Reuters....

20. Cyprus to lift entry restrictions in March

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-lift-entry-restrictions-in-march

Tourism-reliant Cyprus will lift all entry requirements on March 1 for inbound travelers who have a valid vaccination certificate showing they received a booster shot, the country’s tourism minister said on Wednesday....

21. Novak vs Australia not over yet with star in talks to sue government for $6 million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/novak-vs-australia-not-over-yet-with-star-in-talks-to-sue-government-for-$6-million

Novak Djokovic is reportedly in talks with lawyers about suing the Australian government for millions of dollars on grounds of “ill-treatment”....

22. Cabinet shortens recommended isolation for contacts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-shortens-recommended-isolation-for-contacts

The cabinet, under President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades, has decided on Wednesday to shorten to 10 days the recommended time for isolation for persons who are contacts of people with COVID-19....

23. Changes to quarantine release procedure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/changes-to-quarantine-release-procedure

The Ministry of Health has announced that from January 17, 2022, those who have completed the mandatory 10-day quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19 will be automatically released without the intervention of their GP....

24. 'No additional measures at this stage'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-additional-measures-at-this-stage

The scheduled meeting between the members of the Scientific Advisory Committee and the Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipandelas, ended shortly after 16:00 on Tuesday (January 11th) this afternoon....

25. Minister of Health reassures public on new 'Deltacron' variant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-of-health-reassures-public-on-new-deltacron-variant

Minister of Health Michael Hadjipantela said on Saturday that Deltacron, a new variant of COVID-19 found in Cyprus, was not something to worry about....

26. Israel adopts a new strategy in the fight against the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-adapts-a-new-strategy-in-the-fight-against-the-pandemic

Israel is changing its quarantine and diagnostic policy in a bid to ensure lasting protection for those vulnerable to the spread of the Omicron variant, the health ministry said....

27. Djokovic flying into vaccine exemption storm in Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/djokovic-flying-into-vaccine-exemption-storm-in-australia

Novak Djokovic was on his way to Australia to play at this month's Grand Slam after receiving a medical exemption but Prime Minister Scott Morrison vowed on Wednesday to send the world number one home if the Serbian cannot prove he deserves it....

28. New measures announced today by the Ministry of Health

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

New measures to deal with the spread of the coronavirus were announced today by the Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipandela....

29. Britain: Rubbish isn't collected, supermarkets shelves are empty and councils slash services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-rubbish-isn-t-collected-supermarkets-shelves-are-empty-and-councils-slash-services

The UK's self-isolation 'farce' means at least 1million people are now stuck at home - crippling many critical services with supermarket shelves emptying, trains canceled, bin collections axed, council services slashed and up to 25 percent of care home staff off work and one in ten NHS staff off sick....

30. Omicron-related disruptions caused over 4,000 flight cancellations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-related-disruptions-caused-over-4-000-flight-cancellations

Over 4,000 flights were canceled around the world on Sunday, more than half of them U.S. flights, adding to the toll of holiday week travel disruptions due to adverse weather and the surge in coronavirus cases caused by the Omicron variant....

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