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1. North tries to keep tight grip on virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-tries-to-keep-tight-grip-on-virus

Reports in the north painted a bleak picture in the fight against the spread of the coronavirus, with an infected bus driver saying he was denied a test for the bug after transporting tourists to their quarantine location...

2. SMS service 8998 back online

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The SMS service 8998 was once again up and running on Thursday morning, with replies sent back almost instantaneously in both Greek and English...

3. Cruise ship crew taken to Limassol hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cruise-ship-crew-taken-to-limassol-hospital

A crew member on an Italian cruise ship off the coast of Cyprus was taken to hospital after showing suspected symptoms of the coronavirus...

4. President: Unnecessary travel strictly prohibited, violators to be fined

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-unnecessary-travel-strictly-prohibited

Addressing the nation on Monday night for the second time since the coronavirus pandemic broke out in Cyprus in early March, President Nicos Anastasiades announced that all unnecessary travel will be banned as of 6pm on Tuesday until April 13....

5. 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....

6. National Guard to oversee returnees quarantined in hotels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-national-guard-to-oversee-returnees-quarantined-in-hotels

As of Saturday, the National Guard will be bolstering efforts for the surveillance of quarantine facilities where some 1,300 repatriated Cypriots will be isolated for two weeks....

7. Paphos airport on alert after woman arrives with high fever

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-airport-on-alert-after-woman-arrives-with-high-fever

Paphos airport was on alert on Thursday after a woman who had flown in from Malta showed symptoms of high fever when tested by airport medics....

8. Repatriations cutting it close to flight ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/repatriations-cutting-it-close-to-universal-ban

Hundreds of citizens have asked to be repatriated to the Republic of Cyprus, prompting the government to seek options to beat a universal ban on all flights that goes into effect on Saturday...

9. Government urges hotels to host repatriated Cypriots for isolation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-urges-hotels-to-host-repatriated-cypriots-for-isolation

Deputy Minister of Tourism, Savvas Perdios, urged hoteliers to respond to a call to host people expected to be repatriated to Cyprus in the coming days, and who are required to confine themselves for 14 days....

10. Transport Minister: Flight ban to apply to all countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-transport-minister-flight-ban-to-apply-to-all-countries

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos on Wednesday rectified previous statements over a flight ban to be imposed on 28 countries as of Saturday, stressing that the ban will be universal....

11. Cyprus to ban flights from 28 countries

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As of Saturday, flights to the Larnaca and Paphos airports from 28 countries will be banned, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou announced on Tuesday night, noting that this stricter measure does not affect cargo....

12. Travelers speak of horror under quarantine

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Dozens of travelers who arrived in Cyprus without a required health certificate for the coronavirus say they were hurried to the mountains in the dead of night and treated like “criminals” and “lepers"...

13. Officials cave in after airport tension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-cave-in-after-airport-tension

Government officials got a taste of their own medicine on Monday after students who flew in without complying with the latest coronavirus guidelines were granted an exception after hours of tension at the airports and inside the plane...

14. EU to launch €37bn coronavirus investment initiative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-launch-€37bn-coronavirus-investment-initiative

The European Union will launch a 37 billion euro investment initiative as part of a package of measures to cushion the bloc’s economies from the impact of coronavirus, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Friday....

15. Young baby tests positive in Nicosia

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A young infant tested positive for the coronavirus on Wednesday evening in Nicosia, while COVID-19 lab test results were still pending for another baby...

16. Police presence to be boosted on roads to curb fatalities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-presence-to-be-boosted-on-roads-to-curb-fatalities

The issue of serious and fatal road accidents was discussed on Wednesday in a broad meeting at the Presidential Palace, chaired by President Nicos Anastasiades, with the participation of all relevant Ministries and agencies....

17. Cyprus quarantines woman on flight to Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-quarantines-woman-after-flight-from-israel

Cypriot health officials have quarantined one individual as a coronavirus high-risk after a private jet landed in Larnaca with a crew member suspected of coming into contact with Israel's first ever confirmed case...

18. Shipping Deputy Minister calls for action to maintain competitiveness of European Shipping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shipping-deputy-minister-calls-for-action-to-maintain-competitiveness-of-european-shipping

Cyprus' Shipping Deputy Minister Natasa Pilides underlined "the need to maintain the competitiveness of European Shipping," during the debate on trade and competitiveness at a conference held within the framework of the European Maritime Week, in Brussels....

19. Cyprus Shipping Chamber backs EU Shipping Industry positions on EU Green Deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-shipping-chamber-backs-eu-shipping-industry-positions-on-eu-green-deal

The Cyprus Shipping Chamber expressed its fully supports the EU Shipping Industry’s positions on the EU Green Deal, noting that the shipping industry is fully committed to eradicating its GHG emissions completely as soon as possible in this century. ...

20. Defendant gets 15 years in Strovolos murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strovolos-double-murder-trial-draws-to-an-end

The last of four defendants in the Strovolos double murder trial was sentenced to fifteen years in prison, as the case drew to a close on Thursday after a lengthy and complicated criminal trial that shocked public opinion...

21. Cyprus and 8 EU countries object to new rules of mobility package on commercial vehicles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-8-eu-countries-object-to-new-rules-of-mobility-package-on-commercial-vehicles

Implications of a new rule included in the EU mobility package currently under negotiation, whereby commercial vehicles, lorries, and trucks will be required to return to their licensing Member State every eight weeks, were raised on Wednesday by Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos and several of his counterparts to the Commission Vice President and Commissioner for Transport....

22. Turkish Cypriot ambulance rushes to Nicosia General

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-ambulance-rushes-to-nicosia-general

A Turkish Cypriot ambulance received police escort in the south on Wednesday, as it was transporting a patient in a medical emergency...

23. EIB President in Cyprus to discuss bank’s investment in the country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eib-president-in-cyprus-to-discuss-bank-s-investment-in-the-country

The European Investment Bank (EIB) President, Werner Hoyer, was in Cyprus on Monday to update President Nicos Anastasiades on recent and future investment on the island, and to review improvements the education sector which has enjoyed significant ECB investment....

24. Israeli investment announced for Larnaca port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-investment-announced-for-larnaca-port

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos hinted at a deal with Israeli investors, saying they are ready to throw 1 billion at Larnaca’s port project...

25. Cyprus' Coronavirus front lines under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-coronavirus-front-lines-under-scrutiny

Critics including medical professionals are raising questions over the handling of the coronavirus risk at ports of entry in the Republic of Cyprus...

26. European Commission to stamp out illegal pet trade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-to-stamp-out-illegal-pet-trade

The European Commission will boost efforts to stamp out the illegal trade in pets, particularly cats and dogs, in the EU, the Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides said....

27. Police announce driving offences that can lead to license revocation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-announce-driving-offences-that-can-lead-to-license-revocation

After the first days of February saw the first immediate revocations of the licences of two reckless drivers, the director of Traffic Police Yiannakis Georgiou on Tuesday specified the criteria that may land a driver a referral to the Road Transport Department for license revocation....

28. Worker critical after fall in Paphos warehouse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/worker-critical-after-fall-in-paphos-warehouse

A man in Paphos was rushed to the Emergency Room following a work-related accident, where he fell and severely injured his head...

29. Second virus case tests negative in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-virus-case-tests-negative-in-cyprus

A woman from China, who traveled back to Cyprus on Monday and was suspected of being a carrier of the coronavirus, tested negative for the Wuhan bug hours later...

30. Woman critical after Aliki road accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-critical-after-aliki-car-accident

A foreign visitor is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle as she was trying to cross the street near Larnaca's Aliki Salt Lake...

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