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1. 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....

2. 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....

3. 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%....

4. 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...

5. 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....

6. 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. ...

7. 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....

8. 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...

9. 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....

10. 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...

11. Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis tests positive for covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-kyriakos-mitsotakis-tests-positive-for-covid

Kyriakos Mitsotakis has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating in his home....

12. Greece: Pharmacist, police officers arrested for fake Covid-19 tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-pharmacist-police-officers-arrested-for-fake-covid-19-tests

A pharmacist and two police officers involved in the selling and use of fake negative Covid-19 test certificates were arrested last Friday in northern Greece as part of an ongoing investigation into bogus certificates of rapid antigen tests that were issued to several people....

13. 'Test to stay' to be implemented on teachers beginning March 14

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-to-stay-to-be-implemented-on-teachers-beginning-march-14

The "test to stay" program will be introduced to teachers of elementary and high schools in the public and private sector, following a decision by the Cabinet on Wednesday. It comes into force beginning March 14....

14. Health Ministry issues instructions for discharge of COVID-19 cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-issues-instructions-for-discharge-of-covid-19-cases

Cyprus` Health Ministry issued new instructions on Monday regarding the discharge of people who contracted COVID-19. These instructions will be put into effect as of Tuesday, March 8....

15. Downward trend of covid cases, deaths and hospitalizations continue in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/downward-trend-of-covid-cases-deaths-and-hospitalizations-continue-in-cyprus

COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations in Cyprus continued their slow downward trend in February, mainly in the last 15 days, according to the National Surveillance Report released on Friday....

16. Fly a kite, have a picnic or join a carnival party!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/fly-a-kite-have-a-picnic-or-join-a-carnival-party

Before you expiate, celebrate! Here are just some things you can do this weekend to celebrate Green Monday. Of course, you can go traditional by flying a kite ahead of a picnic, but you can also make the most of the weekend by dressing up and joining one of the many carnival parties in Limassol. Either way, it's sure to be a fun long weekend. Here are just a few of the fun things you can do....

17. New Covid relaxations announced today (Updated)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-covid-relaxations-announced-today

The session of the Council of Ministers which began at 10 am this morning ended shortly after noon today followed by an announcement of new relaxations to the covid restrictions in Cyprus....

18. The new and improved CovScan Cyprus ready for use

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-new-and-improved-covscan-cyprus-ready-for-use

The Deputy Ministry of Research and Innovation has finalized the changes needed in the app to automatically recognize the new health protocols in place for establishments and businesses on the island....

19. 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....

20. Cyprus simplifies dance unban for carnival week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-simplifies-dance-unban-for-carnival-week

The government in the Republic of Cyprus is adjusting rules for clubbing and dancing venues during carnival week, but a layered risk-assessment formula partially based on vaccination status won’t go into effect until next month after the end of festivities...

21. Health Minister expresses hope as easing of covid measures begin today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-expresses-hope-as-easing-of-covid-measures-begin-today

Relaxed covid measures announced last week are in effect as of today, Monday the 21st of February. ...

22. The Queen tests positive for Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-the-queen-tests-positive-for-covid

The monarch is experiencing "mild cold-like symptoms" but expects to continue "light duties" at Windsor over the coming week, the palace said....

23. 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....

24. Relaxation of measures to begin next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/relaxation-of-measures-to-begin-next-week

New covid measures have been announced today following the meeting of the Minister of Health and the Scientific Advisory Committee this morning. ...

25. Officials keep tight lid on relaxations formula

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-keep-tight-lid-on-relaxations-formula

Cypriot experts are signaling a relaxation of measures against people who are unvaccinated, but government officials maintain that any new criteria would still be based on individual risk assessment linked to vaccination status...

26. 8 special ways to celebrate Valentine's Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/8-special-ways-to-celebrate-valentine-s-day

Love means never having to say you're sorry, especially on Valentine's Day when expectations are high!...

27. Sweden ends COVID-19 testing as pandemic restrictions lifted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-ends-covid-19-testing-as-pandemic-restrictions-lifted

Sweden has halted wide-scale testing for COVID-19 even among people showing symptoms of an infection, putting an end to the mobile city-square tent sites, ...

28. Op-ed: The far-reaching benefits of mRNA technology

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-far-reaching-benefits-of-mrna-technology

The mRNA platform is a tantalizingly simple and transformative technology, scaling the scope of targeting diseases in ways that were previously unimaginable....

29. 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....

30. 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....

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