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08 February, 2023
 

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1. 'We want to be different' - US teens throw away their smartphones

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-want-to-be-different-us-teens-throw-away-their-smartphones

How long do you spend each day staring at your phone's screen? If one actually calculates the answer, the result can surprise them because the number of hours will probably be higher than they anticipated....

2. Kyriakides: EU states must take preventive steps to deal with Covid-19 in the fall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-eu-states-must-take-preventive-steps-to-deal-with-covid-19-in-the-fall

In a letter to each of the 27 EU member states, Stella Kyriakides called on their respective Health Ministers to take preemptive measures in preparation for the autumn season with regard to the coronavirus pandemic, which may include the administration of newly adapted vaccines against the Omicron variant, given the recent increase in Covid cases in the European Union. ...

3. Cyprus reports rise in covid cases from persons who traveled abroad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reports-rise-in-covid-cases-from-persons-who-traveled-abroad

The Ministry of Health announced on Sunday that there has been a rise in COVID cases in persons who have traveled outside Cyprus in the past weeks, both tourists and Cypriots alike....

4. The use of face masks indoors is mandatory again (Update)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-the-use-of-face-masks-indoors-is-now-mandatory-again

The Cabinet decided on Wednesday to make face masks mandatory again in all indoor and closed spaces in Cyprus, following a hike in COVID cases and hospitalizations over the last few days....

5. No plan to bring back covid restrictions just yet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-plan-to-bring-back-covid-restrictions-just-yet

There are no thoughts for the time being to bring back restrictions for COVID, Press Advisor of the Ηealth Μinistry, Constantinos Athanasiou, told the Cyprus News Agency, following a hike in positivity rate and cases on Friday....

6. Glamping is on the rise, and hostels are coming soon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/glamping-is-on-the-rise-and-hostels-are-coming-soon

In January 2020, Airbnb's were officially allowed to operate in Cyprus, giving tourists an alternate mode of accommodation on the island in addition to hotels and hotel apartments....

7. Minister announces the end of Safepass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-announces-the-end-of-safepass

The Minister of Health announced this morning the additional easing of measures, one of which includes the abolition of the requirement to present a Safepass in additional venues....

8. Sweden has had fewer deaths in the pandemic than the majority of Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-has-had-fewer-deaths-in-the-pandemic-than-the-majority-of-europe

Sweden has logged one of the lowest pandemic death tolls in Europe despite its refusal to impose lockdowns, World Health Organization estimates suggest....

9. Consulco hosted the digital event ''UK Economy and Real Estate Outlook''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/consulco-hosted-the-digital-event-uk-economy-and-real-estate-outlook

Consulco has successfully hosted the UK Economy and Real Estate Outlook event, along with four leading organization that have provided insights on the pressures the UK is facing today and their impact on key property markets. ...

10. Study: Certain blood types may be more or less vulnerable to covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-certain-blood-types-may-be-more-or-less-vulnerable-to-covid

Blood type doesn’t affect much in our daily lives. In fact, most people don’t even know whether they’re Type A, B, AB, or O. But the seemingly-banal detail might be a factor in who comes under the thumb of 2020’s worldwide tyrant—that is, coronavirus....

11. Party-goers in Limassol defy covid measures to celebrate carnival (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/party-goers-in-limassol-defy-covid-measures-to-celebrate-carnival-video

Limassol is known as the party capital when it comes to carnival celebrations, and this Sunday showed just that. ...

12. Macron refused Russian COVID test in Putin trip over DNA theft fears - sources

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-refused-russian-covid-test-in-putin-trip-over-dna-theft-fears-sources

French President Emmanuel Macron refused a Kremlin request that he take a Russian COVID-19 test when he arrived to see President Vladimir Putin this week, to prevent Russia from getting hold of Macron's DNA, two sources in Macron's entourage told Reuters....

13. Braving the rain for a jab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/braving-the-rain-for-a-jab

Images from the State Exhibition Center in Nicosia show a cause for concern. Large numbers of people have gathered outside the walk-in centers, braving the rain to get their jab....

14. Covid safepass in the form of an implanted chip

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/covid-safepass-in-the-form-of-an-implanted-chip

A Swedish start-up company called Epicentre has invented a 'rice-sized' microchip that can be implanted under your skin....

15. I'm a Virus Expert and Here's a Sure Sign You've Had COVID

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/i-m-a-virus-expert-and-here-s-a-sure-sign-you-ve-had-covid

The New York Times reports more than 775,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 and more than 48 million have had the virus. ...

16. The Vatican welcomes modern Greek art

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-vatican-welcomes-modern-greek-art

It is the first cultural event of Greece in the Vatican, one of the centers that shaped European art....

17. The pandemic adversely affected students' mental health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-pandemic-adversely-affected-students-mental-health

The effects of the Covid-19 disease pandemic on the quality of life and mental health of students in Cyprus are recorded in a study published in September 2021 by the Frederick University Mental Resilience Research Unit....

18. Restaurants, theaters, cinemas in Greece to operate on full capacity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restaurants-theaters-cinemas-to-operate-on-full-capacity-as-of-saturday

Restaurants, theaters and cinemas will be allowed to operate on full capacity as of Saturday,...

19. Take to the skies again and travel like you've never done before

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/take-to-the-skies-again-and-travel-like-you-ve-never-done-before

Once again we're taking to the skies. Although traveling is definitely not the same as it used to be, what with all the restrictions, COVID test requirements and social distancing, we've found a way to keep calm and soldier on. ...

20. Record breaking 890 deaths in the past 24 hours in Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/record-breaking-890-deaths-in-the-past-24-hours-in-russia

Russia announced a record 890 deaths due to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. ...

21. No more apologies: Inside Facebook's push to defend its image

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/no-more-apologies-inside-facebook-s-push-to-defend-its-image

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, signed off last month on a new initiative code-named Project Amplify....

22. AI should serve humanity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/ai-should-serve-humanity

Covid-19 is the first real global health crisis in every respect in the history of humanity with more than 212 million people infected, close to 4.5 million deaths and with the issue of collateral damage having been discussed so extensively during this health crisis as if we were on the battlefield – yes, there is a war going on....

23. Incensed anti-vaxxers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/incensed-anti-vaxxers

The recent anti-vaccination rallies in Athens and Thessaloniki were not the first of their kind, but they were the largest:...

24. Back to school again!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/back-to-school-again

Amid the flurry of new requirements and safety measures, the first day of school went off without a hitch....

25. Safe Pass for supermarket made official

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-for-supermarket-made-official

Grocery shoppers in the Republic of Cyprus may no longer shop at a supermarket if they do not have a Safe Pass, based on the latest decree published on Monday by the health ministry affecting all domains of social life in response to last week’s surge in daily infections...

26. Covid-stricken flagship sails on after Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-s-covid-stricken-flagship-sails-on-after-cyprus

Britain's HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier is managing a Covid outbreak after more than 100 crew members were infected during a port call in the Republic of Cyprus...

27. Safe Pass police told off by unfriendly crowd

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-police-told-off-by-unfriendly-crowd

At least two people have been arrested in connection with a bar incident in Limassol Saturday night, when police officers who went to carry out Safe Pass inspections ended up being surrounded by an unfriendly crowd...

28. Cyprus opens goody bag for the vaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-opens-goody-bag-for-the-vaccinated

The President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus decided on Friday to subsidize summer vacations for citizens who are vaccinated, following the approval of a number of incentives and counterincentives aimed to boost vaccination rates on the island as daily cases now exceed 500...

29. Cyprus wants younger age groups jabbed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-younger-age-groups-jabbed

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou is calling on younger groups to get vaccinated, suggesting the vast majority of cases or hospitalizations were citizens who have not been jabbed, while a local expert points to lack of data on mutations as also worrisome...

30. Court battles brewing over COVID measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-battles-brewing-over-covid-measures

Over a hundred complaints and counting are waiting to be heard in Cypriot courts against the government and members of its coronavirus task force, with legality issues being raised over pandemic measures including Safe Pass...

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