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61. 'If necessary more measures will be taken to handle Omicron variant', Health Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/if-necessary-more-measures-will-be-taken-to-handle-omicron-variant-health-minister-says

"If necessary we will take measures to manage the Omicron mutation after we confer with our experts", said Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas today in statements after the opening of the new wing for post-COVID patients at Eden Resort in Tersefanou village....

62. Updated measures for people arriving from the UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/updated-measures-for-people-arriving-from-the-uk

Due to the rapid increase in Omicron cases in the United Kingdom, all passengers entering the Republic of Cyprus from the United Kingdom over the age of 12 and regardless of vaccination coverage or previous illness are required to do the following:...

63. Free rapid self tests available at pharmacies from today (How-to video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/free-rapid-self-tests-available-at-pharmacies-from-today-how-to-video

The Ministry of Health has announced that the distribution of free self-tests from Pharmacies has begun. Citizens can now receive a package of five self-tests each month and are encouraged to test regularly in order to protect both themselves and their loved ones....

64. Council of Ministers meeting this morning to discuss possible new measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/council-of-ministers-meeting-this-morning-to-discuss-possible-new-measures

The Cabinet is meeting this morning to discuss new measures to contain the spread of the Covid pandemic....

65. Free covid self-tests beginning Tuesday 21st of December

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/free-covid-self-tests-beginning-tuesday-21st-of-decemeber

From Tuesday, December 21st, free rapid self-tests will be available at Gesy sponsored pharmacies....

66. Rift in pandemic response wide open in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rift-in-pandemic-response-wide-open-in-cyprus

A rift between scientists and government became more apparent on Friday in the Republic of Cyprus, with local media saying the health ministry director was even checking the minutes from a meeting to shed light on debate over controversial measures...

67.  Minister furious over fake test result allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-furious-over-allegations-of-fake-test-results

Cyprus Police say they are investigating allegations about local pharmacies issuing fake positive results from rapid tests, with the health ministry warning of permit revocation and criminal prosecution...

68. New health measures announced today

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

The Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipandela, held a press conference today to announce new mandatory health measures in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus....

69. Free self rapid tests delayed due to Omicron

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/free-self-rapid-tests-delayed-due-to-omicron

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has pushed back availability of free rapid self tests to vaccinated persons, with officials saying another week was needed to ensure kits could detect all known variants including Omicron...

70. Omicron loopholes throw Cyprus into chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-loopholes-throw-cyprus-into-chaos

Officials in the Republic of Cyprus were in the hot seat after vaccinated students on Friday tested positive for the Omicron variant following a trip abroad, with questions left unanswered as to how the specific situation was handled by authorities...

71. Covscan glitches

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covscan-glitches

Some people were left hanging when they were banned from entering several business premises despite the fact that they presented a valid Safepass....

72. Clarifications Min. Health for the new measures - The exceptions for telework

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clarifications-min-health-for-the-new-measures-the-exceptions-for-telework

In a written announcement, the Ministry of Health clarified the new measures that were decided upon during yesterday's meeting of the Council of Ministers....

73. Schools under siege as protests continue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-under-siege-as-protests-continue

Police went on alert Thursday after two schools were targeted in bomb and arson attacks overnight, with reports saying protests following pandemic measures for young pupils have been getting out of hand...

74. Cyprus bans foreigners from Omicron countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bans-foreigners-from-omicron-countries

The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus has issued a ban on all foreign travelers from specific African countries citing a new coronavirus variant, as the government accelerates efforts to check whether any possible Omicron cases may have found their way into the island...

75. Clarification of new measures announced on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clarification-of-new-measures-announced-on-wednesday

The Ministry of Health has issued clarifications concerning the new measures announced on Wednesday by the Cabinet. ...

76. Cyprus announces measures to ‘save Christmas’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-measures-to-‘save-christmas

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has approved more pandemic measures ahead of the holiday season, including state subsidies for self tests for vaccinated individuals, while those who have not received the jab will need to pay if they want to want to screen for the bug in the comfort of their own home...

77. Health Minister suggests new measures to contain rise in daily covid cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/possible-new-covid-measures

A list of suggested measures will be brought before the Council of Ministers on Wednesday in an effort to contain the rise in daily coronavirus cases, ...

78. Vaccinated will need rapid test at checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-will-need-rapid-test-at-checkpoints

Vaccinated persons crossing north and south through checkpoints in Cyprus will be required to show a negative rapid test result, following a decision by a bicommunal committee that cited worsening pandemic conditions on the island...

79. Vaccine Safe Pass in doubt over waning immunity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccine-safe-pass-in-doubt-over-waning-immunity

The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus is scrambling to contain a possible spike in COVID cases this winter, with officials reportedly favoring a required third dose for individuals who want to use their vaccination status as a Safe Pass...

80. Self rapid tests enter debate again in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/self-rapid-tests-enter-debate-again-in-cyprus

At-home Covid rapid tests could soon be widely available to consumers in the Republic of Cyprus, but a local expert says self-swabbing should only be offered to people who are vaccinated...

81. The lockdown of the unvaccinated begins today in Austria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-lockdown-of-the-unvaccinated

A lockdown for citizens who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 enters into force in Austria today, and even stricter restrictions are not ruled out if the situation continues to worsen....

82. Rift ignites over access to pandemic data in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rift-ignites-over-access-to-pandemic-data-in-cyprus

A great rift has been taking place within the government’s scientific advisory team in the Republic of Cyprus, with some members demanding more data and a bigger say on policy and others ready to offer their opinions whenever officials need expert advice...

83. Cypriot experts dissent from government decisions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-experts-dissent-from-government-decisions

A frustrated local epidemiologist in Cyprus is calling on the government to reevaluate its latest response to the pandemic, saying politicians are ignoring local data on how vaccinated persons continue to spread the coronavirus...

84. Cyprus’ top expert goes public over measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-top-pandemic-expert-goes-public-over-measures

The head of Cyprus’ government team for pandemic response says it is time for measures to evolve, calling for frequent rapid tests to apply to vaccinated people as well amid reports that many who get the jab tend to play down symptoms and carry on normally due to a false sense of security...

85. Cyprus pushes for more favorable travel guidelines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pushes-for-more-favorable-travel-guidelines

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela is pushing Brussels to modify the EU traffic light system or scrap it altogether, saying the criteria currently in place disfavor Cyprus...

86. Investigation into toxic substance found in nasal swabs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigation-into-toxic-substance-found-in-nasal-swabs

The Minister of Health is in contact with the Attorney General and the Chief of Police to investigate reports that a toxic substance was found in the swabs used to perform rapid tests....

87. Cyprus scraps partial vaccination from Safe Pass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/partial-vaccination-scrapped-from-safe-pass-in-cyprus

People in Cyprus who received only one of two doses of their COVID-19 vaccine are no longer eligible to use a Safe Pass unless they complete their vaccination or choose to conduct rapid tests at their own expense...

88. PCR tests no longer required for fully vaccinated travelers to the UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pcr-tests-no-longer-required-for-fully-vaccinated-travelers-to-the-uk

The British government has announced that from 24 October fully vaccinated travelers to England from non-red list countries will be able to take the rapid lateral flow test as a coronavirus test on the second day of arrival instead of the more expensive PCR test....

89. PCR test no longer required for vaccinated travelers arriving in England

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-testing

Britain will no longer require fully vaccinated travelers to undergo a PCR test prior to departure as of today. This rule applies only to travelers to England....

90. Vaccinated in Cyprus granted checkpoint boon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-in-cyprus-granted-checkpoint-boon

The two sides of divided Cyprus have agreed to do away with tests for fully vaccinated persons wishing to cross the buffer zone, following the latest assessments of a bicommunal committee and news that the virus is slowing down...

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