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1. COVID: 500 new cases reported in 288 schools in the past week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-500-new-cases-reported-in-288-schools-in-the-past-week

More than 500 new COVID-19 cases were reported in school units in the last week, creating small transmission chains, CNA has learned....

2. Masks no longer required, but with some exceptions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/masks-no-longer-required-but-with-some-exceptions

Minister of Health, Michael Hadjipandela, made statements following the Cabinet meeting today, followed by a further briefing by the communication officer of the Ministry of Health, Constantinos Athanasiou....

3. Indoor masks come off yet again, except in high-risk areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/indoor-masks-come-off-yet-again-except-in-high-risk-areas

The abolition of the mask indoors and several recommendations are included in the recommendations of the Ministry of Health and the Advisory Committee to the Council of Ministers which will meet on Wednesday morning. ...

4. COVID: 16 more deaths and 2,154 new cases this past week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-16-more-deaths-and-2-154-new-cases-this-past-week

Cyprus’ Health Ministry on Friday announced 16 deaths and 2,154 new COVID-19 cases for the week between August 19 and 25. The new cases were detected among 60,841 tests, while the positivity rate was at 3.54%....

5. Covid plan for the fall still being hammered out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-plan-for-the-fall-still-being-hammered-out

The meeting between the Minister of Health, Michael Hadjipantela, and members of the Scientific Advisory Committee, during which a COVID pre-emptive plan for the fall was discussed, ended earlier today resulting in the following statement from the Minister on the issues that will be addressed for the fall season and beyond....

6. Rainwater everywhere contains unsafe levels of 'forever chemicals'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rainwater-everywhere-contains-unsafe-levels-of-forever-chemicals

Rainwater everywhere on Earth has been found to contain dangerous levels of man-made 'forever chemicals' linked to cancer and other illnesses, a study has found....

7. Foreign tourist goes after Ayia Napa police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-tourist-goes-after-ayia-napa-police

A Chinese man living in London is seeking public support as he takes on the police in Ayia Napa, saying he was physically and verbally abused in a racially-motivated encounter during the pandemic and further alleging he was denied access to a lawyer...

8. Covid: 13 deaths and 10 thousand new cases detected last week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-13-deaths-and-10-thousand-new-cases-detected-last-week

The Health Ministry in Cyprus announced on Friday that 12 COVID-19 patients, three women and nine men, died of COVID from 15 to 21 July while 10,152 new cases were traced with the positivity rate reaching 9.14%. ...

9. Increase in covid measures not ruled out just yet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increase-in-covid-measures-not-ruled-out-just-yet

Our primary aim is for schools to remain open and children to suffer the least inconvenience, Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipantela said on Sunday, adding that, if necessary, more measures will be taken to contain the spread of coronavirus....

10. Over 15,000 covid cases recorded in the past week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-15-000-covid-cases-recorded-in-the-past-week

Cyprus Health Ministry announced on Friday that seven COVID-19 patients, four men and three women, died from 8 to 14 July while 15,386 new cases were traced....

11. New measures announced today to mitigate spread of covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-announced-today-to-mitigate-spread-of-covid

The cabinet has announced new measures in an effort to halt the spread of COVID-19....

12. No plans for stricter covid measures for now

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-plans-for-stricter-covid-measures-for-now

There are currently no plans for measures against the spread of COVID-19 to become stricter, a competent source has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA)....

13. Covid: Four dead, 14,914 new cases recorded from 1-7 July 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-four-dead-14-914-new-cases-recorded-from-1-7-july-2022

Four people died from COVID-19 in the period between July 1-7 while hospitalizations rose to 97. According to the Health Ministry, the positivity rate is now at 13.42% after 14,914 new cases were recorded....

14. Covid: 3 deaths, 10,879 new cases in the last 7 days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-3-deaths-10-879-new-cases-in-the-last-7-days

Cyprus’ Health Ministry announced on Friday that 3 people passed away due to COVID-19 while the week between 24-30 June a total of 10,879 new cases were detected. The positivity rate now stands at 11.62%....

15. Increasing demand for mail-order abortion pills after SC ruling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increasing-demand-for-mail-order-abortion-pills-after-sc-ruling

Telehealth abortion providers have reported a surge in inquiries following the US Supreme Court’s ruling overturning Roe vs Wade, as the rapidly proliferating number of states banning terminations forces more women to turn to mail-order pills to end their pregnancies....

16. No plan to bring back covid restrictions just yet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-plan-to-bring-back-covid-restrictions-just-yet

There are no thoughts for the time being to bring back restrictions for COVID, Press Advisor of the Ηealth Μinistry, Constantinos Athanasiou, told the Cyprus News Agency, following a hike in positivity rate and cases on Friday....

17. More than 7,000 new covid cases, 2 deaths recorded

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-7-000-new-covid-cases-2-deaths-recorded

COVID positivity rate hiked to 9.77% in Cyprus the period between 17-23 June, the Ministry of Health announced Friday. The figures showed 2 more deaths from COVID and 7,263 new cases while 47 patients are getting treatment in hospitals across the island....

18. Eight new deaths from COVID in the past week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eight-new-deaths-from-covid-in-the-past-week

Eight deaths and 1,814 new COVID-19 cases were recorded between May 27 and June 3, Cyprus’ Health Ministry said on Friday....

19. Masks no longer required indoors or outdoors as of today, June 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/masks-no-longer-required-indoors-or-outdoors-as-of-today-june-1st

As of today, the use of protective masks in indoor and outdoor areas will not be obligatory. Moreover, all Covid-related measures will be lifted in ports and airports in the Republic of Cyprus....

20. Masks no longer required in indoor spaces as of June 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/masks-no-longer-required-in-indoor-spaces-as-of-june-1st

Masks will no longer be required in indoor spaces as of June 1st, according to an announcement today from the Ministry of Health....

21. Minister announces the end of Safepass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-announces-the-end-of-safepass

The Minister of Health announced this morning the additional easing of measures, one of which includes the abolition of the requirement to present a Safepass in additional venues....

22. Turn seawater into drinking water with the push of a button

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/turn-seawater-into-drinking-water-with-the-push-of-a-button

MIT researchers have developed a portable desalination unit, weighing less than 10 kilograms, that can remove particles and salts to generate drinking water....

23. Cyprus announces 9 deaths and 3,786 new COVID-19 cases for the week between April 22 and 28

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-9-deaths-and-3-786-new-covid-19-cases-for-the-week-between-april-22-and-28

Nine deaths and 3.786 new COVID-19 cases were announced by the Cyprus Health Ministry on Friday for the week between April 22 and 28, 2022. In total, 143,329 tests were carried out with a positivity rate of 2.64%....

24. Cyprus layers relaxations ahead of Greek Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-layers-relaxations-ahead-of-greek-easter

The President’s Cabinet in Nicosia has approved a further relaxation of measures, starting on Good Friday as people in Cyprus get ready for Orthodox Easter and going bolder next month...

25. Restrictive measures to be lifted completely

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restrictive-measures-to-be-lifted-completely

With the epidemiological picture showing a small but steady improvement, the road to normalcy is wide open, with the agenda including the lifting of more restrictions and ultimately the introduction of new significant relaxations....

26. 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. ...

27. 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....

28. Fed up doctor lashes out at hospital visit ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fed-up-doctor-lashes-out-at-hospital-visit-ban

A Cypriot doctor who used his medical credentials to tend to a patient in violation of covid protocol says there is no valid basis to keep people away from dying relatives...

29. Mysterious circumstances surround yesterday's crash of China Eastern Airlines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mysterious-circumstances-surround-yesterday-s-crash-of-china-eastern-airlines

A Chinese Eastern Airlines passenger plane that crashed yesterday in southern China lost 8,800 meters of altitude in a short period of time killing all 132 people on board....

30. Expert says testing blindly a waste of money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-says-testing-blindly-a-waste-of-money

A medical expert in Cyprus says wide-ranging rapid tests on the island have been a waste of money, adding he was in favor of targeted testing but only if it was focused on specific populations and criteria...

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