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91. Cypriot minister vies for UK's green status

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-vies-for-uk-s-green-status

Cypriot deputy tourism minister Savvas Perdios has been trying to sway British officials towards including his country on the UK’s green list, following a recent improvement of the epidemiological situation on the island that could still be argued either way in London...

92. Cyprus on alert over 'aggressive mutations'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-alert-over-aggressive-mutations

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou says chances remain that the Indian and South African mutations detected on the island last month may spread into the community, adding that vaccinations were the only way to stop the spread of the 'aggressive variants'...

93. Citizens not trusted with Covid self tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/citizens-not-trusted-with-covid-self-tests

Home test kits for COVID-19 are helping many countries detect infections while reducing long lines outside testing centers, but over-the-counter testing has not been incorporated in the Republic of Cyprus where officials remain reluctant over trusting private citizens with the results...

94. Athienou murder suspect gives statement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athienou-murder-suspect-gives-statement

There are new developments in the Athienou murder investigation after local media said the main suspect was purported to have given a statement to police implicating himself in the killing of a foreign woman, whose official identity still remains a mystery...

95. Kids get less invasive nasal swab tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kids-get-less-invasive-nasal-swab-tests

Rapid tests for kids including high school students will be less uncomfortable starting Monday, following a decision by health ministry officials amid criticism over discomfort experienced by youngsters during nasopharyngeal testing...

96. PCR tests disprove earlier results at air base

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pcr-tests-disprove-earlier-results-at-air-base

Over two dozen staff at the Papandreou Air Base in Paphos tested negative for the coronavirus after officials said the employees had initially tested positive, highlighting ongoing debate over the reliability of rapid test results...

97. UK variant gaining ground in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-variant-gaining-ground-in-cyprus

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou expressed concern over the spread of the British coronavirus variant in Cyprus, issuing a fresh call to the public to comply with measures in place to contain the pandemic so that "the worst scenario can be averted."...

98. Cyprus says no to COVID home test kits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-no-to-covid-home-test-kits

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has approved access to home test kits for COVID-19, but the use of an antigen non-invasive test using saliva is not on the approved list per health ministry policy...

99. More than quarter of Cyprus Covid-19 cases are UK variant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-quarter-of-cyprus-covid-19-cases-are-uk-variant

More than a quarter of Covid-19 cases detected in Cyprus are of a highly contagious variant of the virus first identified in Britain last autumn and may explain a recent spike, authorities said on Thursday....

100. Rare Cyprus snake found in Machairas national forest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rare-cyprus-snake-found-in-machairas-national-forest-park

The Forestry Department announced Tuesday that it located a rare Cyprus grass snake at two locations in the Machairas national forest park....

101. Study detects 37 different Covid strains among Cyprus samples

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-detects-37-different-covid-strains-among-cyprus-samples

A strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, named B.1.258, is currently the most prevalent in Cyprus, according to a scientific study conducted for the analysis and course of the coronavirus in Cyprus. The study notes that since December 2020, this strain is responsible for 90% of infections in Cyprus....

102. Health Minister escorts his mother to get AZ jab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-escorts-mother-to-get-az-jab

In a symbolic act of support for Cyprus’ decision to administer the AstraZeneca jab to all ages, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou accompanied his mother on Tuesday to the Engomi vaccination centre where she got her first AstraZeneca shot. ...

103. Cyprus aiming for herd immunity by June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aiming-for-herd-immunity-by-june

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said if Cyprus’ vaccination plan sticks to schedule then the island will achieve herd immunity by June, by which time some 500,000 people will get the jab against coronavirus....

104. North updates information on patient zero

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-updates-information-on-patient-zero

Turkish Cypriot media are reporting on new information about patient zero in the north, saying the first known case to have contracted the coronavirus was not a German tourist after all but a local teenager whose sample had been tracked down by a team of scientists...

105. Cyprus confirms more mutated cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-confirms-more-mutated-cases

Nine more cases of the variant identified in Britain were confirmed Wednesday in the Republic of Cyprus, with officials rushing to impose mandatory self-isolation for air passengers arriving on the island...

106. The hidden world of soil and why we need to protect it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-hidden-world-of-soil-and-why-we-need-to-protect-it

In the wake of the climate crisis over the last decades, we all talk about the state of the air we breathe and the quality of our water; both undoubtedly invaluable and essential to all life forms. However, we very often forget another key player; the part of Earth right under our feet, the soil....

107. Officials in the dark over mutation spread

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-in-the-dark-over-mutation-spread

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus say the new strain of coronavirus, found initially in the UK and confirmed on the island last week, has spread in the community but an accurate picture of the problem remained unclear due to only a very small sample size being tested...

108. Health ministry reports two deaths, 665 cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-reports-two-deaths-665-cases

The health ministry announced two coronavirus fatalities and 665 new cases on Monday, raising the death toll to 133 and total cases to 24, 639....

109. December samples being screened to check for spread of new strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/december-samples-being-screened-to-check-for-spread-of-new-strain

The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics (CING) is carrying out further tests on samples to determine whether the new coronavirus strain has spread in the community. The results of these tests are expected to be ready tomorrow the latest....

110. Lockdown stance not clear in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-stance-not-clear-in-cyprus

The number of hospitalized patients being treated for COVID-19 in the Republic of Cyprus has reached dangerous levels, with experts and government officials under criticism for lack of decisive action during the holidays...

111. Cyprus confirms highly contagious strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-confirms-new-strain-of-covid-19

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus have confirmed a new strain of the coronavirus found in the UK late last year has also been found on the island, with experts saying the new variant has a much higher infection rate...

112. Increase in Covid-19 genetic material detected in wastewater

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increase-in-genetic-material-of-coronavirus-detected-in-wastewater

An increase in the genetic material of the new coronavirus was recorded in the analysis of urban wastewater of the Sewerage Board of Limassol-Amathus (SBLA) which was done in collaboration with the International Water Research Center "NIREAS" of the University of Cyprus. The aim of the cooperation is to develop a reliable early warning system regarding the degree of the Covid-19 spread....

113. Authorities report 207 cases, four deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-report-207-cases-four-deaths

The health ministry announced four coronavirus fatalities and 207 new cases on Friday....

114. Systems tested by slaughterhouse outbreak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/systems-tested-by-slaughterhouse-outbreak

A company that owns a slaughterhouse in rural Nicosia has until Monday to explain how 79 people were found working without proper authorization, following a coronavirus outbreak on the premises and days after the firm hinted that government officials were supplying asylum seekers for manual labour through backchannels...

115. 198 new coronavirus cases detected

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/198-new-coronavirus-cases-detected

198 new coronavirus cases emerged on Tuesday, when 4,143 tests were conducted, raising total known cases to 6,296....

116. 111 new cases as hospitalized patients hit record high

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/111-new-cases-as-hospitalized-patients-hit-record-high

New coronavirus cases in Cyprus remained at the three-digit level on Monday, when 111 new cases were detected after 2,111 tests were conducted, raising the total to 6,098....

117. 166 new cases as hospital patients surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/166-new-cases-as-hospital-patients-surge

166 new coronavirus cases emerged on Wednesday after 3,529 tests were conducted, raising total known cases to 5,100...

118. Authorities report 197 cases, one death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-report-197-cases-one-death

197 new coronavirus cases were detected in the Republic of Cyprus on Monday, while a 91-year-old coronavirus patient with underlying health conditions died of septic shock....

119. Cyprus puts more measures on the table

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-puts-more-measures-on-the-table

Members of the government’s coronavirus task force were set to meet with Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou on Monday, just two days ahead of a Cabinet meeting where stricter measures are expected to be announced...

120. 121 coronavirus cases detected in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/121-coronavirus-cases-detected-in-cyprus

121 coronavirus cases were detected in the Republic of Cyprus on Thursday, when 2,530 tests were conducted, raising total cases to 4,051....

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