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1. Cyprus introduces safepass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-introduces-safepass

Cyprus is introducing a so called 'safepass' as of Monday, 10 May until the end of the month. Citizens no longer need to send an sms for their movements and the curfew is extended from 11pm until 05:00 the next day...

2. Third lockdown brings new support schemes totaling €120m

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/third-lockdown-brings-new-support-schemes-totaling-€120m

New support measures to the tune of €120 million to address the effects Cyprus’ third total lockdown on employees and companies were announced by the Finance and Labour Ministers on Wednesday....

3. Cyprus tackles Russian Question as time flies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tackles-russian-question-as-time-flies

Thousands of cancelations from Russia to Cyprus in just a matter of hours are testing the island’s response to the health crisis, with companies pushing their programs later in the summer pending improvement on the pandemic front...

4. Cyprus’ famous pelican dies peacefully

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-famous-pelican-dies-peacefully

Cyprus’ famous pelican Kokos died of old age this week, after living a long and full life and only days before he was due to put smiles on thousands of visitors in Kato Paphos...

5. Greek Easter relaxation hopes put to rest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-easter-relaxation-hopes-put-to-rest

Cyprus’ current epidemiological situation is behind the government’s latest decision to freeze possible relaxation of restrictions ahead of Greek Orthodox Easter, with the administration focusing on vaccinations but also not ruling out further measures...

6. Easter relaxations up in the air

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/easter-relaxations-up-in-the-air

Member of government’s health advisory committee Professor Petros Karayiannis said it remains unclear whether any relaxations will be made over the Easter period, since daily new coronavirus cases have yet to stabilise....

7. Ministry says Cyprus under new wave of hospital admissions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-says-cyprus-under-new-wave-of-hospital-admissions

The number of coronavirus cases being detected in Cyprus has been rising consistently over the past two weeks, while hospitals have also seen increasing numbers of patients under 60 being admitted, a new national surveillance report published Friday showed. ...

8. Adoption of halloumi PDO by mid-April, EC spokesperson says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/adoption-of-halloumi-pdo-by-mid-april-ec-spokesperson-says

The adoption and publication of halloumi and hellim as a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) product is expected mid-April, Miriam Garcia Ferre, European Commission spokesperson for trade and agriculture said Tuesday....

9. Young biker dies in horrific scramble accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-biker-dies-in-horrific-scramble-accident

A young man from rural Nicosia was killed over the weekend after two racing motorcycles collided during an off-road scramble near a campsite in Larnaca district, with the fatality taking place just days after he had posted an ad to sell his bike...

10. Cyprus to resume AZ jabs Friday after EU agency gives nod

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-resume-az-jabs-friday-after-eu-agency-gives-nod

The European Union’s drug regulatory agency said Thursday that the AstraZeneca vaccine is not linked to an overall increase in the risk of blood clots and that the benefits of use outweigh the risks, paving the way for European countries to resume administering the shots....

11. Spooked horse okay after incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spooked-horse-okay-after-incident

A jockey and a trainer were injured at the race track on Saturday, following an incident with a horse in Nicosia’s Agios Dhometios borough...

12. EU regulator approves Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot jab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-regulator-approves-johnson-johnson-s-one-shot-jab

The European Medicines Agency has authorized Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose Covid-19 shot, giving the European Union a fourth licensed vaccine to fight the pandemic as its vaccination drive continues to proceed much more slowly than hoped. ...

13. Health Minister consults experts before Friday's measures announcement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-consults-experts-before-friday-s-measures-announcement

The Health Minister consulted the government’s health advisory committee on Thursday for an evaluation of the island’s coronavirus situation before the Cabinet is set to take final decisions on Friday on whether we’ll be moving forwards or backwards....

14. 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....

15. Surge in concentration of Covid genetic material in Limassol wastewater

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-concentration-of-covid-genetic-material-in-limassol-wastewater

The concentration of genetic fragments of coronavirus in Limassol’s urban wastewater has recorded a steady increase over the past few months, a scientific study found....

16. Schools the main contributor to recent Covid surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-the-main-contributor-to-recent-covid-surge

The growing number of cases being detected at schools that reopened their doors with the government’s gradual lifting of lockdown measures is causing increasing concern....

17. Young worker loses fingers in accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-worker-loses-fingers-in-accident

A young man in Paphos was seriously injured in explosion in a company basement Wednesday morning, with reports saying doctors could be attempting to reattach his fingers...

18. Probe into police brutality has three-month deadline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-into-police-brutality-has-three-month-deadline

The independent authority for the investigation of allegations and complaints against the police said Thursday that it instructed the four criminal investigators probing complaints of police brutality at last Saturday’s protest to wrap up investigations within three months....

19. Defying clampdown, Cyprus activists to protest again over graft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defying-clampdown-cyprus-activists-to-protest-again-over-graft

Anti-corruption campaigners in Cyprus will protest again on Feb. 20, they said on Tuesday, after a violent clampdown by police at an event on Feb. 13 drew widespread condemnation....

20. Lawyer jailed in vehicular manslaughter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-jailed-in-vehicular-manslaughter

A man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after he was found guilty of vehicular manslaughter, after a young girl was killed in a car crash in 2017 caused by an intoxicated driver behind the wheel...

21. Yiolitis says police did not have orders to exert violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yioliti-says-police-did-not-have-orders-to-exert-violence

Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis said Monday that police did not have instructions to use brutal violence against protestors in Nicosia on Saturday, though critical MPs stress that it is obvious that the police response was decided in advance with those responsible avoiding responsibility....

22. Protesters accuse cops of police brutality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-accuse-cops-of-police-brutality

A probe into alleged police brutality has been launched after law enforcement officials were criticized over a heavy-handed response to a peaceful protest against corruption in downtown Nicosia on Saturday...

23. Expert calls for stricter airport measures to curb new strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-calls-for-stricter-airport-measures-to-curb-new-strain

Member of the government’s coronavirus advisory team Dr Petros Karayiannis called for stricter measures at airports to curb the spread of the South African strain detected in various countries, including Greece and the UK....

24. Cyprus fires up engines as lockdown eases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fires-up-engines-as-lockdown-eases

The Republic of Cyprus launched on Monday a gradual unlock of a three-week lockdown, citing signs of improvement with fewer hospitalizations and a major ramp up in the state’s rapid testing strategy...

25. Flamingo rescued in Paralimni had been shot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flamingo-rescued-in-paralimni-had-been-shot

A Greater Flamingo that underwent surgery is said to be recuperating after it was found injured in Paralimni lake, with reports saying it lost an eye after being shot and it may never fly again...

26. Experts mulling methodology of lockdown relaxations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-mulling-methodology-of-lockdown-relaxations

Any relaxations to current restriction measures that are expected at the end of the month should be gradual and targeted, member of the government’s coronavirus advisory committee, Dr Maria Koliou, told the Cyprus News Agency on Tuesday....

27. Officials investigate fatal construction incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-investigate-fatal-construction-incident

A forensic pathologist confirmed Tuesday that a foreign worker who died over the weekend, several days following a work incident in Paralimni, had suffered a severe head trauma caused falling from a height...

28. SMS system returns as Cyprus enters three-week lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-system-returns-as-cyprus-enters-three-week-lockdown

Cyprus Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou announced the new restrictions agreed upon by the Cabinet on Friday, which include a clampdown on unnecessary movements, and social and professional gatherings....

29. Healthcare system nearing its limits, Health Minister warns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/healthcare-system-nearing-its-limits-health-minister-warns

The surge in coronavirus patients has begun to put intense pressure on the healthcare system, with the Health Ministry and State Health Services (Okypy) already working on a plan to restructure how hospitals will deal with the steady influx of coronavirus patients....

30. EU warns against easing pandemic-containing measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-warns-against-easing-pandemic-containing-measures

As millions of European citizens gear up for the festive season, the European Union's executive commission urged member countries to keep strong anti-Covid-19 restrictions in place to avoid a post-holiday surge of coronavirus cases and deaths but stopped short of advising against travel....

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