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1. 5,000 PCR tests per day at both Cyprus airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/5-000-pcr-tests-per-day-at-both-cyprus-airports

About five thousand passengers daily undergo PCR testing at both Larnaca and Paphos airport combined, according to Maria Kouroupi, Senior Director of Aviation Development, Marketing & Communication of Hermes Airports....

2. Clarifications Min. Health for the new measures - The exceptions for telework

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clarifications-min-health-for-the-new-measures-the-exceptions-for-telework

In a written announcement, the Ministry of Health clarified the new measures that were decided upon during yesterday's meeting of the Council of Ministers....

3. Protests continue against new COVID measures (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protests-continue-against-new-covid-measures

Protests continued this morning outside the House of Representatives against the use of masks in primary schools, rapid testing and vaccinations outside the House of Representatives....

4. 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. ...

5. Clarification of new measures announced on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clarification-of-new-measures-announced-on-wednesday

The Ministry of Health has issued clarifications concerning the new measures announced on Wednesday by the Cabinet. ...

6. Parents association oppose Covid measures on younger children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-association-oppose-the-measures-taken-by-the-council-of-ministers-yesterday

The Pancyprian Confederation of Parents has voiced their opposition to the new measures announced by the Council of Ministers on Wednesday....

7. How much money can Instagram influencers make?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/how-much-money-can-instagram-influencers-make

Instagram and influencers go hand-in-hand. The Meta-owned social-media platform has become a primary stage for influencers launching their careers....

8. Retailers furious over CovScan’s glitchy start

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/retailers-furious-over-covscan-s-glitchy-start

A controversial android app pushed by the government to help businesses authenticate Safe Pass holders had a rough first day on Monday, with retailers upset over reported failures ranging from vaccinated documents being flagged as invalid to two different devices scanning the same QR code but giving different results...

9. Cyprus pushes for more favorable travel guidelines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pushes-for-more-favorable-travel-guidelines

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela is pushing Brussels to modify the EU traffic light system or scrap it altogether, saying the criteria currently in place disfavor Cyprus...

10. PCR tests no longer required for fully vaccinated travelers to the UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pcr-tests-no-longer-required-for-fully-vaccinated-travelers-to-the-uk

The British government has announced that from 24 October fully vaccinated travelers to England from non-red list countries will be able to take the rapid lateral flow test as a coronavirus test on the second day of arrival instead of the more expensive PCR test....

11. Greece braces for tension with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-braces-for-tension-with-turkey

The prospect of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “testing” the freshly ratified Greek-French agreement, by escalating tensions in the Aegean or in the Eastern Mediterranean, is worrying Athens....

12. WHO approves first malaria vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/malaria-vaccine

The World Health Organization today approved the first malaria vaccine created by African scientists in Africa....

13. PCR test no longer required for vaccinated travelers arriving in England

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-testing

Britain will no longer require fully vaccinated travelers to undergo a PCR test prior to departure as of today. This rule applies only to travelers to England....

14. A duty to protect our fellow citizens living with HIV/AIDS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aids

Mr. Hatzipandelas today welcomed the presentation of the results of the Pancyprian research on the psychological and social needs of people living with HIV / AIDS....

15. Vaccinated in Cyprus granted checkpoint boon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-in-cyprus-granted-checkpoint-boon

The two sides of divided Cyprus have agreed to do away with tests for fully vaccinated persons wishing to cross the buffer zone, following the latest assessments of a bicommunal committee and news that the virus is slowing down...

16. Moderna chief executive sees pandemic over in a year

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Moderna Inc Chief Executive Stephane Bancel thinks the coronavirus pandemic could be over in a year as increased vaccine production ensures global supplies,...

17. Rapid testing in primary schools to begin on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rapid-testing-in-primary-schools-to-begin-on-wednesday

The Ministry of Health announced today that mobile rapid testing units will be available at primary schools in all districts for students who wish to be tested....

18. Pfizer Covid Shot Safely Bolsters Antibodies in Younger Kids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pfizer-produces-strong-antibodies-in-kids

Pfizer Inc. and partner BioNTech SE said their Covid-19 vaccine was safe and produced strong antibody responses in children ages 5 to 11 in a large-scale trial,...

19. Online appointment platform opens for booster Covid vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/online-appointment-platform-opens-for-booster-covid-vaccines

Greece is making a Covid-19 booster vaccine available to an estimated 285,000 people belonging to vulnerable groups from Tuesday,...

20. Four deaths, 238 new coronavirus cases, 133 patients hospitalised

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-deaths-238-new-coronavirus-cases-133-patients-hospitalised

Ministry of Health today reported 4 more deaths from COVID 19 bringing the total number of deaths to 512....

21. Cops up their game in safe pass checks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-up-their-game-in-safe-pass-checks

Police officers in the Republic of Cyprus have been instructed to examine Safe Pass documents more closely if they suspect a document might be fake, while violators could face up to three years in prison...

22. Cruise ship docks at Paphos after COVID ordeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cruise-ship-docks-at-paphos-after-covid-ordeal

Passengers on a luxury cruise with alternating departures in Greece and Egypt ended up in Paphos on Sunday for a brief stop, after the Cairo-bound ship had to turn back following a COVID case on board...

23. Passenger with cigarette gives version of events

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passenger-with-cigarette-gives-version-of-events

A male passenger accused of slapping a female airline employee has filed a complaint with police, saying he was the one struck in the face and not the other way around, adding the incident was misinterpreted by local media...

24. Royal rethinks policy on vaccinated passengers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/royal-rethinks-policy-on-vaccinated-passengers

Royal Caribbean is now requiring negative COVID-19 test results from all guests including those vaccinated prior to boarding in the United Sates, but the new rules do not appear to affect other cruises including the Jewel of the Seas sailing from Cyprus...

25. Unvaccinated literally squeezed into a corner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unvaccinated-literally-squeezed-into-a-corner

People no longer eligible for free rapid tests in government-run facilities were literally squeezed into a corner under the hot sun in Paphos on Sunday, while it was a walk in the park for vaccinated individuals and others in that town who were still eligible for state-funded testing based on the latest decree...

26. Data suggest things less bad with vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/data-suggest-things-less-bad-with-vaccinations

Daily detection of COVID infections continued to drop in the Republic of Cyprus but cases still remained in the upper hundreds, with experts suggesting a very bad epidemiological situation could have been a lot worse had it not been for vaccinations on the island...

27. Reports suggest two cases detected on Jewel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reports-suggest-two-cases-detected-on-jewel

There have been some reports that at least two passengers on the Jewel of the Seas tested positive for the coronavirus, with a number of crew and passengers currently in isolation on the fully-vaccinated cruise to the Greek islands...

28. Cabinet mulls over Safe Pass across the board

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-mulls-over-safe-pass-across-the-board

Health experts in Cyprus are calling for Safe Pass requirements in indoor public spaces to apply across the board, including supermarkets and bakeries, with the Cabinet expected Friday to decide on new measures aimed at slowing down a recent spike but also boosting vaccinations...

29. Delta wreaks havoc as Cyprus passes 1000 mark

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/delta-wreaks-havoc-as-cyprus-passes-1000-mark

The Republic of Cyprus reported 1081 new cases on Tuesday, as government officials confirmed that the Delta variant was the dominant bug ravaging the community and experts called on the public to be vigilant...

30. Jewel sets sail fully vaccinated from Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jewel-sets-sail-fully-vaccinated-from-limassol

The Jewel of the Seas sets sail from Limassol on Saturday marking the beginning of Royal Caribbean’s return to the Mediterranean, a bold move mid-pandemic after Cypriot authorities jumped on board to offer a helping hand to an industry desperately looking for a welcoming port...

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