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1. Cyprus updates risk-based classification of countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-updates-risk-based-classification-of-countries

Cyprus on Tuesday issued an updated epidemiological risk-based classification of countries, including three amendments as regards Greece, Thailand and Morocco. The new classification will come into effect on August 6....

2. Greek tourism minister does 'not understand’ travel downgrade by Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-tourism-minister-does-not-understand-travel-downgrade-by-cyprus

The Greek Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis said he does not understand why Cyprus decided to downgrade Greece in its three-tier risk system grouping countries based on their epidemiological data, adding that he hopes the issue will be clarified between the two countries soon....

3. Cyprus downgrades Greece amid virus fears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-downgrades-greece-amid-virus-fears

Cyprus will introduce mandatory testing for all arrivals from Greece starting August 6, after many cases were detected during random tests from passengers returning from Greece in the last few days....

4. Cyprus battles to keep spike under control

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-battles-to-keep-spike-under-control

Cypriot authorities are scrambling to contain the virus spreading out of Limassol, with test results over the weekend suggesting the government could be forced to impose stricter lockdown-like measures either locally or nationally...

5. Cyprus welcomes Brits back amid spike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-brits-back-amid-spike

Five flights from British airports were scheduled to land in the Republic of Cyprus on Saturday, after the island listed the United Kingdom in Category B, which means arriving passengers are not required to be under self-isolation...

6. New coronavirus cases skyrocket in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-coronavirus-cases-skyrocket-in-cyprus

Coronavirus infections went up considerably on Friday in the Republic of Cyprus, with 25 people testing positive including and handful of imported and orphan cases but mainly individuals infected locally through contact with known carriers...

7. Cyprus back to square one

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-back-to-square-one

Wearing a mask in public indoor spaces will be mandatory in the Republic of Cyprus, following a government decision in response to concerns over a recent spike of coronavirus cases...

8. Cyprus scrambles to contain virus flare-ups

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-contain-virus-flare-ups

The government is expected to announce additional measures in response to fears over a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, after known cases on Thursday, most of them in Limassol, remained in double digits for a second consecutive day...

9. Endemic fears multiply in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/endemic-fears-multiply-in-limassol

Half of all coronavirus cases detected in July thus far came from local infections, with officials scrambling to break chains in Limassol where three more cases were added on Monday with a total of five suspected clusters...

10. Cypriot health experts lay it on the line

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-health-experts-lay-it-on-the-line

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus say recently detected clusters of the coronavirus in Limassol do not pose a direct threat to the community but warn the bug never went away and only more testing will show how widespread it may be in the southern town...

11. Cyprus waves UK on after results are in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-waved-on-after-results-are-in

The path to category B for the United Kingdom has been confirmed by Cypriot health officials, with British tourists arriving on the island from Saturday required to show negative test...

12. Woman who refused test charged with assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passenger-who-refused-test-charged-with-assault

A traveler was charged with assault over the weekend after an airport official said she was attacked by a passenger who refused to take a coronavirus test...

13. Cyprus orders new tests after Limassol spike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-orders-new-tests-after-limassol-spike

The government in the Republic of Cyprus is preparing for randomized tests across the island, after orphan cases began to emerge in Limassol where cases were also being detected through contact tracing...

14. Health experts fear spike in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-experts-fear-spike-in-limassol

Health experts in Cyprus are becoming increasingly concerned following reports of three clusters of coronavirus in Limassol, but it has yet to be clarified whether there is any connection between clusters...

15. Health minister: Virus-infected migrants may be crossing into south

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/virus-infected-migrants-may-be-crossing-into-south

Asylum-seekers infected with coronavirus could be seeping through the porous Cyprus cease-fire line, the country’s health minister warned Sunday....

16. More cases over the weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-cases-over-the-weekend

Five cases were announced in the Republic of Cyprus over the weekend, and four passengers detected in the north, with the vast majority of cases on the island involving inbound travel from abroad...

17. Evaluating and learning from the pandemic response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/evaluating-and-learning-from-the-pandemic-response

The COVID-19 pandemic is testing the strengths and exposing the weaknesses of governments, defence, security forces and the private sector in their crisis preparedness and response. In order for future responses to be more robust and resilient, governments will need to understand how these actors collaborate and map leadership priorities...

18. Cyprus announces two new cases with UK travel history

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-two-new-cases-with-uk-travel-history

Two new coronavirus cases were announced in the Republic of Cyprus on Friday, involving two people who had recently returned to the island from the UK....

19. Cyprus to boost number of random tests at airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-boosts-number-of-random-tests-at-airports

The health ministry will be boosting the number of random coronavirus checks conducted on passengers arriving at Cyprus airports from category A and B countries to 600....

20. Cyprus records single new coronavirus case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-records-single-new-case

The Republic of Cyprus recorded one new coronavirus case on Wednesday, involving a close family contact of another known case, with whom new case travelled to Cyprus from Bulgaria last week....

21. Two new coronavirus cases in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-new-coronavirus-cases-in-cyprus

The Health Ministry announced two new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, involving a contact of another known case and a person with travel history who took the initiative to get tested....

22. Health Ministry revises risk-based categorization of countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-revises-risk-based-categorization-of-countries

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological surveillance and infectious disease control unit released on Monday a revised list of countries separated into two categories on the basis of their epidemiological risk. ...

23. 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...

24. Sole new coronavirus case a passenger from category A country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sole-new-coronavirus-case-a-passenger-from-category-a-country

Thursday marked the second day running during which Cyprus recorded one new coronavirus case involving a passenger that had flown to the island from a country included in its category A list of epidemiologically low-risk nations....

25. Zero streak derailed after new case emerges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zero-streak-derailed-with-one-new-case

One new confirmed coronavirus case was announced in the Republic of Cyprus, after a hotel employee in Paphos tested positive on Sunday...

26. Cyprus holds steady with zero new cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-holds-steady-with-zero-new-cases

No new confirmed coronavirus cases were reported in Cyprus on Saturday, authorities announced, with a combined total number of cases remaining at 1093 on the divided island...

27. Cyprus epidemiological report shows 84% of recent cases imported

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-epidemiological-report-shows-84-of-recent-cases-imported

A total of 985 COVID-19 cases and 25 deaths have been reported in the Republic of Cyprus until June 16, with the fatality rate standing at 2.5%, according to the national surveillance report on COVID-19 published on Thursday....

28. Cyprus shrunk prison population by 16% as Covid-19 prevention, report shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-shrunk-prison-population-by-16-as-covid-19-prevention-report-shows

Cyprus was among the Council of Europe’s member states that marked the largest decrease in prison population rates during the coronavirus pandemic, a special report on the impact of lockdowns on EU prison populations that was published Thursday showed....

29. Zero new cases for second consecutive day in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zero-new-cases-for-second-consecutive-day-in-cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus recorded no new coronavirus cases for the second day in the row on Wednesday, when 1,210 samples came back negative for the virus....

30. Zero new coronavirus cases

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

Zero new cases were recorded in the Republic of Cyprus on Tuesday, when 912 lab tests were conducted to check samples for coronavirus....

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