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1. Mass deportations underway in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mass-deportations-underway-in-cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus has begun expelling foreign nationals who have been turned down for asylum, citing concerns over security threats and changing demographics due to a migration crisis...

2. Mouth-to-mouth by lifeguards prohibited

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mouth-to-mouth-by-lifeguards-prohibited

With the island’s coronavirus outbreak still ongoing, lifeguards will only be able to deliver CPR, but not mouth-to-mouth resuscitation....

3. Demonstration outside refugee camp sparks Government reaction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/demonstration-outside-refugee-camp-sparks-government-reaction

A demonstration staged outside the Pournara camp in Kokkinotrimithia on Sunday calling for an end to the arbitrary detention of hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers stirred reaction from the Government on Tuesday, with an Interior Ministry announcement claiming it won’t be allowing any further ghettoization of the island....

4. Cyprus readies to deport suspected terrorists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-moves-to-deport-suspected-terrorists

The Republic of Cyprus says it is getting ready to deport 17 undocumented migrants suspected of having ties to foreign terrorists, but proceedings could be delayed due to ongoing pandemic and other legal issues...

5. New quarantine rules issued for repatriated persons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-quarantine-rules-issued-for-repatriated-persons

With the mandatory 14-day quarantine for returnees from abroad officially scrapped on Monday, the Health Ministry issued new guidelines whereby those being repatriated will only be required to stay in a quarantine hotel until their test results are out....

6. Health advisory committee evaluating 20 countries for tourism protocol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-advisory-committee-evaluating-20-countries-for-tourism-protocol

With the Cabinet set to take concrete decisions on Friday regarding the gradual resumption of the operation of airports in mid-June, the Health Ministry’s epidemiological surveillance unit is evaluating a list of 20 countries from which Cyprus could receive tourists this summer....

7. All asylum seekers at Pournara locked in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-asylum-seekers-locked-in-at-pournara

Health ministry officials say going in and out of the migrant facility in rural Nicosia is temporarily forbidden due to a scabies infestation, with the government defending migration policies amid criticism over living conditions and restriction of freedom of movement at the camp...

8. Migrant camp declared ‘local infected area’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-camp-declared-‘local-infected-area

Human rights advocates in the Republic of Cyprus are crying foul over the government's handling of asylum seekers at Pournara camp, after the health ministry declared the migrant centre a “local infected area” citing public health laws due to an infestation...

9. Cyprus all set to receive tourists from June 15

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-all-set-to-receive-tourists-from-june-15

The Deputy Tourism Ministry is all set to open the Cyprus tourism market as of June 15....

10. Turkey forbids plane carrying medical equipment from China to Cyprus to enter air space

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-forbids-plane-carrying-medical-equipment-from-china-to-cyprus-to-enter-air-space

A plane chartered by the Republic of Cyprus to transfer 36 tonnes of donated medical equipment from China on Wednesday was forced to change course after Turkey prohibited the plane from passing through its air space, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said....

11. Migrant camp near boiling point

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-camp-near-boiling-point

Police said three people were arrested at Pournara migrant centre during a protest on Wednesday, one day after a hunger strike, as camp residents demand better living conditions and the right to leave camp...

12. Motorcyclist dies after skidding off course on highway

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

A motorcyclist who appears to have been speeding down the Nicosia-Limassol highway lost his life on Wednesday after his bike skidded off the road crashing into a field....

13. Conditions at migrant camps improving, but arbitrary detention issues remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conditions-at-migrant-camps-improving-but-arbitrary-detention-issues-remain

The UNHCR office in Cyprus said on Monday that it was pleased with the steps being taken to improve the living conditions of asylum seekers on the island, but expressed hope that additional measures will follow to tackle the multifaceted issues that emerged amid the coronavirus outbreak....

14. Energy company proposes installation of an FRSU in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/energy-company-proposes-installation-of-an-frsu-in-cyprus

Oslo-based company Hoegh LNG confirmed Friday it has submitted a proposal for the installation of a Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FRSU) in Cyprus and has sent letters to top government officials outlining its benefits....

15. Report draws attention to migrant centres

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-draws-attention-to-migrant-centres

A report published this week by Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou-Lottides takes stock of current conditions in migrant facilities in the Republic of Cyprus, pointing out medical challenges, problems associated with weather, and asylum issues...

16. Chloroquine hype begins to wane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chloroquine-hype-begins-to-wane

More doubts over chloroquine emerged this week, with new studies pointing to high risks and a US top health official saying he was fired after being pressured to direct money towards the “game changer” drug...

17. New decree allows repatriation of all legal residents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-decree-allows-repatriation-for-all-legal-residents

By Thursday, a sum of 9,282 students abroad who chose to remain put amid the coronavirus outbreak had received a €750 government benefit, as promised last month....

18. Greece to move over 2,300 refugees to mainland after Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-move-over-2-300-refugees-to-mainland-after-easter

Greek authorities will begin the gradual transfer of 2,380 asylum seekers and their families from island camps to accommodation facilities on the mainland after Orthodox Easter (April 19), the country’s Migration Ministry said Thursday. ...

19. UNHCR steps in to ensure refugees in Cyprus receive proper protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-steps-in-to-ensure-refugees-in-cyprus-receive-proper-protection

The UNHCR office in Cyprus has stressed that refugees must be included in the government’s planning and response to the Covid-19 pandemic, offering hands-on solutions to the myriad problems in the government’s handling of refugee and asylum procedures that have only been exacerbated by the current crisis....

20. NGOs raise alarm over inhumane conditions at overcrowded migrant camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ngos-raise-alarm-over-inhumane-conditions-at-overcrowded-migrant-detention-camp

Two migrant and refugee support NGOs, Cyprus Refugee Council and Caritas Cyprus, have raised the alarm over the inhumane conditions that have developed in the Kokkinitrimithia camp, particularly since the coronavirus pandemic broke out on the island....

21. Private hospitals armour up with COVID-19 protection measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/private-hospitals-armour-up-with-covid-19-protection-measures

Private hospitals are taking extensive precautions for the protection of patients and staff amid the unfolding coronavirus outbreak, the head of the private hospitals association PASIN, Savvas Kadis, said on Friday....

22. Domestic violence cases continue on concerning upward trend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/domestic-violence-cases-continue-on-concerning-upward-trend

The coronavirus outbreak has brought about a disturbing surge in cases of domestic violence, with the 1440 helpline receiving over 2,000 calls between the date of the confirmation of the island’s first coronavirus case and March 31....

23. Larnaca and Paphos to launch targeted sampling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-and-paphos-to-launch-targeted-sampling

The government is planning to draw up a plan for targeted coronavirus sampling among the residents of Larnaca and Paphos, which host the highest numbers of confirmed cases, the Health Minister announced on Thursday. ...

24. Fight against pandemic hangs in the balance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fight-against-pandemic-hangs-in-the-balance

Authorities in the Republic of Cyprus are closely monitoring the effectiveness of stricter measures against the spread of the coronavirus, with health experts saying more cases resulting from lack of social distancing are now starting to emerge...

25. Cabinet approves bills to decongest Central Prisons amid COVID-19 fears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-bills-to-decongest-central-prisons-amid-covid-19-fears

Measures to decompress the overcrowded Nicosia central prisons where the risks associated with a potential spread of coronavirus are high were approved on Tuesday by the Cabinet....

26. Private Paphos hospital halts admissions after rapid tests emerge positive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/private-paphos-hospital-halts-admissions-after-rapid-tests-emerge-positive

A routine rapid test for coronavirus conducted at the Blue Cross Medical Centre in Paphos for preventative reasons emerged positive for one patient and two members of staff, with the hospital undergoing disinfection and halting patient admissions....

27. Ward to treat suspected COVID-19 cases opens in Paphos General Hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ward-to-treat-suspected-covid-19-cases-opens-in-paphos-general-hospital

A ward to deal exclusively with suspected coronavirus cases was placed in operation on Monday at the Paphos General Hospital....

28. COVID-19 cases on the rise: 14 new cases in Republic, nine in north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-cases-on-the-rise-14-new-cases-in-republic-nine-in-north

Cyprus on Thursday saw 14 new coronavirus cases in the Republic and nine additional cases confirmed in the north, raising the total to 146 and 56 respectively....

29. Greek C-130 aircraft to carry medical supplies from China to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-greek-c-130-aircraft-to-carry-medical-supplies-from-china-to-cyprus

A Greek C-130 aircraft that will be flying to China on March 29 to load a portion of the medical supplies that the country is providing in order to assist Cyprus’ battle against Covid-19....

30. Over 1200 Cyprus citizens repatriated last week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-1200-cyprus-citizens-repatriated-last-week

With the universal flight ban in place since Saturday, several rescue flights continued to fly in and out of Cyprus through the weekend, with one flight departing for Moscow on Monday afternoon to repatriate Russians stranded on the island following the Covid-19 outbreak....

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