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1. 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....

2. 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%. ...

3. 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....

4. 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....

5. 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....

6. 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%....

7. 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....

8. 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....

9. 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....

10. 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%....

11. 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...

12. 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....

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. 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....

16. 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....

17. 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....

18. 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...

19. 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....

20. 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...

21. 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, ...

22. 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....

23. TEPAK professor loses appeal on unvaccinated ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tepak-professor-loses-appeal-on-unvaccinated-ban

A Cypriot high court has ruled that banning unvaccinated professors from the classroom was a matter of school regulation and not detrimental to their academic career or a right to privacy...

24. 'Test to stay' to be implemented in health professions, Police and Fire Department

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-to-stay-to-be-implemented-in-health-professions-police-and-fire-department

At today's Cabinet meeting, the Minister of Health, Mr. Michalis Hadjipantela, presented the suggestions of the members of the Scientific Advisory Committee discussed during yesterday's meeting, which included an analysis of data recorded and evaluated by the tracking team and nurses as well as the rates of vaccination coverage of the population. ...

25. 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....

26. 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....

27. Halting progress and happy accidents: How mRNA vaccines were made

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halting-progress-and-happy-accidents-how-mrna-vaccines-were-made

Skeptics have seized on the rapid development of the vaccines to undermine the public’s trust in them. But the breakthroughs behind the vaccines unfolded over decades as scientists across the world pursued research in disparate areas, never imagining their work would one day come together to tame the pandemic of the century....

28. Cyprus reported 6 COVID deaths and 1,971 new cases on Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reported-6-covid-deaths-and-1-971-new-cases-on-sunday

The Cyprus Health Ministry announced on Sunday 6 new deaths from COVID-19 and 1,970 new cases. Hospitalizations came to 270 and the positivity rate is down to 2.07%. Total deaths reached 681 and the number of cases since the pandemic broke out is now 225,738....

29. England to scrap Covid passes by the end of the month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/england-to-scrap-covid-passes-by-the-end-of-the-month

Controversial Covid passes will be scrapped in England this month as the country's Omicron wave continues to collapse, it was claimed today....

30. 'Test to stay' at schools - Details of additional measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-to-stay-at-schools-details-of-additional-measures

"The rapid deterioration of epidemiological data recorded in Cyprus in recent weeks due to the predominance of the Omicron variant leaves us no room for complacency....

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