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31. 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....

32. 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...

33. 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....

34. 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...

35. 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, ...

36. 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....

37. 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...

38. '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. ...

39. 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....

40. 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....

41. 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....

42. 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....

43. 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....

44. '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....

45. '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....

46. Wrong person gets rapid test result after leaving line

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wrong-person-gets-rapid-test-result-after-delays

Long lines for rapid tests have been reported over the weekend in the Republic of Cyprus, with a mayor of a local town accusing the health ministry of “zero organization” and a woman in the capital who got tired of waiting still getting a result without giving a sample...

47. Blood test could help detect cancer in people with nonspecific symptoms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blood-test-could-help-detect-cancer-in-people-with-nonspecific-symptoms

Scientists have developed a blood test that could help detect cancer in people with nonspecific symptoms such as unexplained weight loss or fatigue....

48. A total of 28,414 COVID-19 cases in Cyprus during the last 14 days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-total-of-28-414-covid-19-cases-in-cyprus-during-the-last-14-days

In the last 14 days (21 December 2021 – 3 January 2022) 28,414 COVID-19 cases have been diagnosed, according to Cyprus National Surveillance Report issued on Friday....

49. Rapid increase in cases in the occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-rapid-increase-in-cases-in-the-occupied-territories

There was a rapid increase in cases of coronavirus in the occupied territories, with the "Ministry of Health" announcing on Thursday 1001 new positive cases diagnosed in a 24 hour period, the majority of the cases were acquired locally....

50. 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....

51. 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....

52. Schools are opening despite the outbreak of the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-are-opening-despite-the-outbreak-of-the-pandemic

Calls from the public and within the Scientific Advisory Committee for a slight postponement in the opening of schools have not dampened the government's position on their planned return next week. ...

53. Cyprus to get on board with more measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-get-on-board-with-more-measures

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has called on the state’s attorney general to weigh in before a Wednesday Cabinet meeting when additional measures are expected to be announced in response to a surge in coronavirus cases right after the Christmas break...

54. Greek schools to reopen Jan 10, with more Covid-19 testing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-schools-to-reopen-jan-10-with-more-covid-19-testing

Greek schools will reopen January 10, as planned, with increased Covid-19 testing, officials confirmed Tuesday....

55. Greece: Possible reopening of schools with stricter protocols

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-possible-reopening-of-schools-with-stricter-protocols

With Covid-19 infections going through the roof, Greece's Education Ministry plans to tighten testing and restrictions at schools as it is keen to see them reopen on January 10....

56. 'A time to heal' - The events that defined 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-time-to-heal-the-events-that-defined-2021

Did you know that one of the most Googled subjects around the world this year was ‘how to heal’? ...

57. 'The pandemic concerns everyone', said Health Minister as new measures announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-pandemic-concerns-everyone-said-health-minister-as-new-measures-announced

"The pandemic concerns everyone and with more than three thousand cases per day in our small population, it means COVID is threatening each and every one of us", said Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela announcing the new measures decided upon in an extraordinary session of the cabinet on Wednesday evening....

58. FDA: Rapid tests may not be as effective in detecting Omicron

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fda-rapid-tests-may-not-be-as-effective-in-detecting-omicron

The rapid coronavirus antigen tests, which have the great advantage of being effective within minutes, are less sensitive to the Omicron mutation than previous ones, US health officials warned on Tuesday....

59. Cyprus heading towards a new climax in Covid infections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-heading-towards-a-new-climax-in-covid-infections

Yesterday’s record in daily Covid infections sounded alarm bells in Cyprus, with health experts saying that the authorities need to be vigilant over a potential pandemic climax in the coming days....

60. Cyprus on standby as Christmas cases skyrocket

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-standby-as-christmas-cases-skyrocket

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus went on high alert Monday after 1925 coronavirus cases were announced, confirming local predictions about a spike after Christmas weekend but local experts still needing time to understand the situation better...

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