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1. 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....

2. More than half of Cyprus nursing staff opt out of jab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-half-of-cyprus-nursing-staff-opt-out-of-jab

Less than half of total nursing staff at public hospitals have opted to get vaccinated against coronavirus, state health services organisation spokesperson Charalambos Charilaou said....

3. 2021 KPMG CEO Outlook Pulse Survey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/2021-kpmg-ceo-outlook-pulse-survey

4. Doc wants govt to come clean about AstraZeneca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-wants-officials-come-clean-about-astrazeneca

A local well-known health expert has called on officials in the Republic of Cyprus to take a clear position on the AstraZeneca vaccine and stop hiding behind an EMA statement...

5. Nicosia, Larnaca showing climbing positivity rate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-larnaca-showing-climbing-positivity-rate

A national surveillance report published Friday indicated a climbing positivity rate in Nicosia and Larnaca, and despite a small drop in Limassol the district continues to be by far the most epidemiologically burdened district....

6. President meets with EU Health Commissioner in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-meets-with-eu-health-commissioner-in-nicosia

President Nicos Anastasiades met with the EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides on Monday to discuss EU efforts to combat the Covid-19 pandemic....

7. Cyprus urges public to use Covid tracer app

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-urges-public-to-use-covid-tracer-app

The Republic of Cyprus’ health ministry is calling on the public to use the CoVTracer-EN, the country’s national application for mobile phones, in a bid to avoid congestion and contribute to the containment of daily coronavirus infections...

8. Over half of Cyprus population to get jab by June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-half-of-cyprus-population-to-get-jab-by-june

By June, over 60% of Cyprus’ adult population wishing to the coronavirus jab will be vaccinated, the deputy head of the state health services Dr Olga Kalakouta said....

9. Health Minister shares concerning Covid data with Cabinet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-shares-concerning-covid-data-with-cabinet

Cyprus’ restrictions de-escalation strategy will be carefully implemented to avoid setbacks, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said on Tuesday...

10. Cyprus holding on to first place in EU for Covid testing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-holding-on-to-first-place-in-eu-for-covid-testing

Cyprus remains first among European countries as regards the testing of its population for Covid and in fifth place in terms of its vaccination rollout....

11. 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....

12. EU nips green pass debate in the bud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-nips-green-pass-debate-in-the-bud

The EU's plan to get people traveling again with a Green Pass is expected to defer to member states on key decisions, such as whether to accept Russian and Chinese vaccines in the program...

13. EU regulator ‘convinced’ AstraZeneca benefit outweighs risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-regulator-‘convinced-astrazeneca-benefit-outweighs-risk

With coronavirus cases rising in many places, governments faced the grimmest of dilemmas Tuesday: push on with a vaccine that is known to save lives or suspend use of AstraZeneca over reports of dangerous blood clots in a few recipients, even as the European regulator said there was “no indication” the shot was responsible....

14. All political parties barring ELAM to follow President to Geneva

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-political-parties-barring-elam-to-follow-president-to-geneva

All political parties except one have accepted President Nicos Anastasiades’ invitation to accompany him to Geneva at the end of April, when the UN will be hosting an informal five-party meeting on Cyprus....

15. Pharmacies get nod to conduct rapid tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pharmacies-get-nod-to-conduct-rapid-tests

Pharmacists’ long-standing wish to contribute to the island’s rapid test efforts has received the Health Ministry’s nod, the head of the Pancyprian Pharmaceutical Association Eleni Piera-Isseyegh told Kathimerini Cyprus....

16. 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....

17. Limassol restaurants accepting 'chosen' customers through back door

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-restaurants-accepting-chosen-customers-through-back-door

Against the backdrop of intensifying concerns over the island’s deteriorating epidemiological situation, culminating in the government’s decision to hold off on announcing any further relaxations on Wednesday, some appear to not be fully grasping the severity of the situation and are flouting restrictions in place to curb the spread of the virus....

18. EU to get 4mln more Pfizer/BioNTech Covid shots this month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-get-4mln-more-pfizer-biontech-covid-shots-this-month

The European Commission said on Wednesday it has reached a deal with drugmakers Pfizer and BioNTech for the supply of an additional four million Covid-19 vaccine doses to be delivered this month....

19. 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....

20. Cyprus keeps Carnival spirit alive amid Covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-keeps-carnival-spirit-alive-amid-covid-19

Carnival is usually the highlight of the year for Cyprus, when residents let loose in bizarre and colorful costumes, joyfully dancing and celebrating during the Mediterranean island nation’s biggest annual party scene....

21. 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....

22. Peter Piot: Vaccination passports a one-way street

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/peter-piot-vaccination-passports-a-one-way-street

Professor Peter Piot, advisor to the Commission President, speaks to ‘K’...

23. EU leaders seek to inject energy into slow vaccine rollout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-seek-to-inject-energy-into-slow-vaccine-rollout

European Union leaders are gathering Thursday to try to inject new energy into the bloc’s lagging coronavirus vaccination efforts as concern mounts that new variants might spread faster than authorities can adapt....

24. Cyprus awaits relaxation announcements as cases rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-awaits-relaxation-announcements-as-cases-rise

The Health Ministry’s announcement of Tuesday’s coronavirus cases sounded the alarms, cutting short the restrained optimism that had prevailed thus far....

25. Study detects 37 different Covid strains among Cyprus samples

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-detects-37-different-covid-strains-among-cyprus-samples

A strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, named B.1.258, is currently the most prevalent in Cyprus, according to a scientific study conducted for the analysis and course of the coronavirus in Cyprus. The study notes that since December 2020, this strain is responsible for 90% of infections in Cyprus....

26. Health Minister escorts his mother to get AZ jab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-escorts-mother-to-get-az-jab

In a symbolic act of support for Cyprus’ decision to administer the AstraZeneca jab to all ages, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou accompanied his mother on Tuesday to the Engomi vaccination centre where she got her first AstraZeneca shot. ...

27. Cyprus updates risk-based travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-cyprus-updates-risk-based-travel-list

The Health Ministry on Wednesday published the list of re-categorized countries with which the Republic of Cyprus maintains air connectivity, with the new three-tier risk-based categorization coming into effect on February 19....

28. Virus-stranded cruise ships tread water off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/virus-stranded-cruise-ships-tread-water-off-cyprus

Half a dozen cruise ships have been stranded for up to nine months off Cyprus, looming large over a fishing village on the holiday island hit by the coronavirus pandemic...

29. Focus shifts to worsening Limassol epidemiological situation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/focus-shifts-to-worsening-limassol-epidemiological-situation

The local epidemiological situation, and particularly the deteriorating conditions marking the Limassol district, were at the centre of discussions between the health minister Constantinos Ioannou, the government’s health advisory committee, and the contact tracing team on Monday....

30. Positivity rate declines, Limassol shows slight deterioration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/positivity-rate-declines-limassol-shows-slight-deterioration

The coronavirus positivity rate among the general population is declining, a National Surveillance Report published Friday and covering the period up to February 9 showed....

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