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1. Number of people allowed to gather to increase on July 12

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/number-of-people-allowed-to-gather-to-increase-on-july-12

Cyprus’ positive epidemiological indicators allowed the Health Ministry to fast track raising the number of people allowed to gather in homes, public spaces, food and drink spots, and mass gatherings. The new rules will come into effect on July 12....

2. Greece says it is ready to reimpose restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-says-its-ready-to-reimpose-restrictions

Greek authorities say they are ready to re-impose public and travel restrictions next week, warning that safety guidance for the coronavirus is being frequently ignored....

3. Health Minister alarmed over Belgium's inclusion of Cyprus in 'orange' travel zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-alarmed-over-belgium-s-inclusion-of-cyprus-in-orange-travel-zone

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou on Thursday expressed surprise over Belgium’s inclusion of Cyprus in its elevated risk zone for travel....

4. Locals find hidden hotel rates in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-find-hidden-hotel-rates

A report shows that booking some hotel rooms online in the Republic of Cyprus could end up costing more money, after locals discovered they could land better deals by calling a hotel directly...

5. Pandemic's impact on tourism poses significant risks to Cyprus economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-impact-on-tourism-poses-significant-risks-to-cyprus-economy

The European Commission’s summer economic forecast expects significant risks to the Cyprus economy as a result of the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the tourism sector, which is predicted to see just 25% of last year’s revenues and high unemployment....

6. North draws criticism over virus declaration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-draws-criticism-over-virus-declaration

Turkish Cypriot authorities declared the coronavirus a “dangerous infections disease” over the weekend, prompting criticism over the basis and timing of the announcement...

7. Greece reopens regional airports, says Covid-19 risk calculated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-reopens-regional-airports-says-covid-19-risk-calculated

Greece reopened its regional airports to international flights on Wednesday, pinning its hopes on a recovery in tourism after a three-month lockdown....

8. EU agrees on ‘safe’ travel list, excluding United States

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-agrees-‘safe-travel-list-excluding-united-states

The European Union has excluded the United States from its initial 'safe list' of countries from which the bloc will allow non-essential travel from Wednesday....

9. Berlin ready to support Cyprus solution process

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-ready-to-support-cyprus-solution-process

Berlin intends to be supportive if asked to do so by all parties involved in Cyprus settlement efforts, the Ambassador of Germany to Cyprus, Franz Josef Kremp, told the Cyprus News Agency....

10. Greece to open seven border crossings with Balkan countries, Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-open-seven-border-crossings-with-balkan-countries-turkey

Greece will reopen seven of its 14 border crossings in the north on Wednesday, as part of the country’s further reopening to tourists from abroad....

11. Arrivals keep divided Cyprus on toes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arrivals-keep-whole-island-on-toes

Discussions on virus risks are taking place publicly between officials and health experts on both sides of the divided island, with the north scrambling to find the right formula before July 1 and the south moving to correct a number of issues...

12. Cyprus lifts ten-person limit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lifts-ten-person-limit

The Republic of Cyprus lifted more coronavirus restrictions on Wednesday including a limit of no more than ten people in group gatherings, with important announcements expected following a Cabinet meeting...

13. Police to explain laws in foreign languages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-to-explain-laws-in-foreign-languages

Law enforcement authorities say they have been planning to issue public service announcements in multiple languages that would explain certain laws of the Republic, following the latest slain of a young man in downtown Nicosia...

14. Cyprus president calls off Israel visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-calls-off-israel-visit

Republic of Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has called off a visit to Israel next week, citing coronavirus concerns, just a day after the Greek Premier concluded his first foreign trip the neighbouring country...

15. Cyprus outlines drastic step on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-outlines-drastic-step-on-migration

Republic of Cyprus Interior Minister Nikos Nouris is urgently seeking a constitutional amendment to shorten the time of due process for asylum applicants, calling a set of government-sponsored bills a “holistic approach” to immigration during a press conference on Thursday...

16. Health experts from both sides discuss developing Covid-19 situation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-experts-from-both-sides-discuss-developing-covid-19-situation

The developing coronavirus situation on both sides of the Cyprus divide was discussed on Wednesday by the bicommunal technical committee on health, which convened via teleconference with the participation of epidemiologists of the Greek Cypriot and the Turkish Cypriot side....

17. Post-lockdown jump in coronavirus cases rattles Turkish officials

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/post-lockdown-jump-in-coronavirus-cases-rattles-turkish-officials

Turkey may have to adopt a harder line on social interactions following a worrying jump in coronavirus infections but it has no plans to reverse an easing of lockdown restrictions aimed at reviving the economy, officials say....

18. Quarantine not on the table for now

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/quarantine-not-on-the-table-for-now

Despite chatter over the possibility of reintroducing quarantine in the Republic of Cyprus for repatriated persons, sources describe the tough alternative as a “very unlikely” scenario...

19. Greece will be better prepared for second wave of Covid-19, PM says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-will-be-better-prepared-for-second-wave-of-covid-19-pm-says

Greece will be better prepared if the coronavirus pandemic resurfaces in fall, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on a television interview on Sunday night....

20. Police use tear gas at migrant camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-use-tear-gas-at-migrant-camp

Police officers responded with tear gas at a group of migrants at the Pournara camp in rural Nicosia, as the debate over detaining asylum seekers continues on Cyprus...

21. EU to ease virus travel bans from July 1, but not to all

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-ease-virus-travel-bans-from-july-1-but-not-to-all

The European Union on Thursday announced plans to ease a ban on nonessential travel to the continent, with foreign students, non-EU nationals who normally live in Europe and certain highly skilled workers likely to be exempt from the coronavirus restrictions from July 1....

22. Government announces rules for crossing checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/govt-announces-rules-for-crossing-checkpoints

The Cyprus government on Friday announced the special rules that will apply for those groups permitted to move through crossing points as of June 8, but it remains unclear whether the ‘government’ in the north will be following through on the agreement between President Nicos Anastasiades and the Turkish Cypriot leader....

23. EU issues '10 commandments' for safe travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-issues-10-commandments-for-safe-travel

As EU countries gradually lift confinement measures, Europeans may be able to travel this summer, provided the health situation and national restrictions allow....

24. Cyprus enters third phase of new normal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enters-third-phase-of-new-normal

Swimming pools opened to the public on Friday in the Republic of Cyprus, marking the beginning of the third phase of a plan to ease restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic...

25. Decision to postpone weddings until September 'political'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/decision-to-postpone-weddings-until-september-political

Though many were disappointed to hear that wedding and baptism ceremonies won’t be permitted to take place until September, and though the health advisory committee suggested these could resume from as early as June 25, committee member Petros Karayiannis said the government made the right move in taking the political decision....

26. Health Ministry clarifies rules governing number of people at gatherings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-clarifies-rules-governing-number-of-people-at-gatherings

After the Health Minister announced Wednesday morning that the 10 person rule governing gatherings would be scrapped at the end of phase three on June 24, an announcement issued later in the day clarified that we won’t be jumping into normality straight away....

27. Cabinet approves new round of 10,000 tests targeting employees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-round-of-10-000-tests-targeting-employees-approved

The Cabinet on Wednesday gave a green light for the government to fund an additional 10,000 coronavirus tests that will target employees of additional businesses that are gradually resuming operation as the island steadily lifts restrictions....

28. Government presses fast forward on relaxation of restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-presses-fast-forward-on-relaxation-of-restrictions

The Cabinet on Wednesday gave the green light for the relaxation of certain restrictions faster than what was initially anticipated, given that Cyprus appears to have reacted well to the gradual lifting of lockdown measures so far....

29. Holy Synod says yoga no good

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holy-synod-says-yoga-no-good

The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece rebuffed a call for dialogue between Orthodox churches regarding Holy Communion in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, while also denouncing yoga and warning cleric to stay away from the Lions...

30. Some restrictions may be eased earlier than planned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-restrictions-may-be-eased-earlier-than-planned

The government and its health advisory committee discussed on Tuesday the possibility of relaxing certain restrictions sooner than anticipated, but final decisions are expected to emerge after the Cabinet’s meeting on Wednesday....

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