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16 January, 2021
 

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1. Cyprus second in EU for coronavirus testing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-second-in-eu-for-coronavirus-testing

Cyprus ranks second among 29 European countries in coronavirus tests per 100,000 people, according to figures released by European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) on Friday....

2. Cyprus in ECDC red category

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The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) marked Cyprus in its red category along with most other EU countries, indicating that daily new coronavirus cases amount to 150 (or more) per 100,000 people....

3. Health Ministry reports six deaths, 227 cases

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The Health Ministry announced six coronavirus fatalities and 227 new cases, raising the death toll to 163 and total cases to 28,124....

4. Health Ministry announces one death, 466 new cases

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The Health Ministry announced one coronavirus fatality and 466 new cases, raising the death toll to 141 and total cases to 26,674. ...

5. SMS system returns as Cyprus enters three-week lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-system-returns-as-cyprus-enters-three-week-lockdown

Cyprus Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou announced the new restrictions agreed upon by the Cabinet on Friday, which include a clampdown on unnecessary movements, and social and professional gatherings....

6. Pfizer suggests vaccine can beat mutations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pfizer-suggests-vaccine-can-beat-mutations

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine appeared to work against a key mutation in the highly transmissible new variants of the coronavirus discovered in the UK and South Africa, according to a laboratory study conducted by the US drugmaker...

7. Health Ministry announces two deaths, 427 cases

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The Health Ministry announced two coronavirus fatalities and 427 new cases, raising the death toll to 140 and total cases to 26,208....

8. Government buys time on new COVID measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-buys-time-on-new-covid-measures

The health, finance, and labour ministers of the Republic of Cyprus have been tasked to reconcile a number of issues before a Cabinet meeting on Friday, essentially stalling the announcement of new COVID measures which was expected on Thursday...

9. Health Ministry announces one death, 569 new cases

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The Health Ministry announced one coronavirus fatality and 569 new cases, raising the death toll to 134 and total cases to 25,208....

10. Health ministry reports two deaths, 665 cases

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The health ministry announced two coronavirus fatalities and 665 new cases on Monday, raising the death toll to 133 and total cases to 24, 639....

11. Lockdown stance not clear in Cyprus

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The number of hospitalized patients being treated for COVID-19 in the Republic of Cyprus has reached dangerous levels, with experts and government officials under criticism for lack of decisive action during the holidays...

12. Cyprus confirms highly contagious strain

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Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus have confirmed a new strain of the coronavirus found in the UK late last year has also been found on the island, with experts saying the new variant has a much higher infection rate...

13. Quarantine hairstylist says he broke no laws

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/quarantined-hairstylist-says-he-broke-no-laws

A hairstylist who tested positive for COVID-19 and suffered the wrath of the press after police cited him for violating health protocols says he did not break any laws, with police urging the public to remain vigilant in the fight against the spread of the virus...

14. A timeline of the coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus

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The coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus, which kicked off mildly at first with double-digit daily new cases before the second wave sent the island into unprecedented terrain with hundreds of daily new cases and the healthcare system ready to give in at any given time, can be generally divided into four stages. ...

15. Covid-positive Nicosia hairdresser to face court after returning to work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-positive-nicosia-hairdresser-charged-after-returning-to-work

A Nicosia hairdresser who had tested positive for coronavirus broke quarantine and continued working, it emerged on Tuesday....

16. Cyprus upbeat after first shots

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Cypriot patients received their first vaccine shot against COVID-19 on Sunday without immediate side effects, at a time when the coronavirus referral hospital was nearing capacity and experts saying protection for those vaccinated will kick in seven days after their second dose...

17. Return to normality by summer, expert says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/return-to-normality-by-summer-expert-says

Restriction measures will be maintained even after vaccinations begin, as it won’t be until the summer until a safe percentage of the population is vaccinated, member of the government’s health advisory committee Dr Constantinos Tsioutis told the Cyprus News Agency on Wednesday....

18. Cyprus cautious in countdown for vaccine

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Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus are gearing up for the first phase of immunization against the novel coronavirus, with reports suggesting the start of the process could be slowing down before it evens begins on Sunday...

19. Parents cry foul over quarantine decision

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Parents of Cypriot students in the UK protested against the government’s latest quarantine measures, saying their children were not given a heads up to decide whether to travel and isolate in a hotel or stay put over the holidays...

20. Cyprus stays calm as virus unknowns remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stays-calm-but-mutation-unknowns-remain

Biontech says it is confident its COVID-19 vaccine expected within days in Cyprus would remain effective against a variant that has been spreading in Britain, but questions still remain over the effectiveness of the vaccine as mutations continue to spread...

21. Cyprus puts travelers from UK up in hotels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-puts-travelers-from-uk-up-in-hotels

Cyprus’ health ministry rushed to clarify instructions for airports on Monday amid fears of a coronavirus mutation, saying a 7-day mandatory self-isolation for all adult travelers from the United Kingdom will take place in hotels with the state footing the bill...

22. Cyprus on alert over COVID-19 variant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-alert-over-covid-19-variant

Airport officials in the Republic of Cyprus are telling passengers arriving from the United Kingdom to self-isolate, following a new emergency guideline on Monday after other countries on the weekend banned UK flights altogether amid fears of a new strain of coronavirus...

23. Nicosia takes lead in number of new coronavirus cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-takes-lead-in-number-of-new-coronavirus-cases

Over half of the new coronavirus cases detected during the first two weeks of December were Nicosia-based, the new national surveillance report published Friday showed, while December has already broken the record in the highest numbers of coronavirus fatalities in any given month....

24. Signs of stabilization as Cyprus preps for inoculations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/signs-of-stabilization-as-cyprus-preps-for-inoculations

The coronavirus situation is showing signs of stabilization and a drop in the number of daily cases is expected, member of the government’s health advisory committee Dr Petros Karayiannis said Wednesday....

25. Cyprus mourns two more deaths, detects 339 new cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-mourns-two-more-deaths-detects-339-new-cases

The health ministry announced two more coronavirus fatalities and 339 new cases on Tuesday, raising total deaths attributed to the virus to 84 and total cases recorded since the outbreak of the pandemic in March to 15, 789....

26. Cyprus lays out eagerly awaited vaccination plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lays-out-vaccination-plan

The Republic of Cyprus’ eagerly awaited plan for the mass vaccination of its residents against the novel coronavirus was presented on Tuesday by the health minister and Dr Olga Kalakouta....

27. North imposes entry ban amid virus spike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-imposes-entry-ban-amid-virus-spike

Turkish Cypriot media reported Monday that health authorities in the north imposed stricter coronavirus measures, including a ban on entry into the north for its residents and those who work in the Republic....

28. Increase in Covid-19 genetic material detected in wastewater

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increase-in-genetic-material-of-coronavirus-detected-in-wastewater

An increase in the genetic material of the new coronavirus was recorded in the analysis of urban wastewater of the Sewerage Board of Limassol-Amathus (SBLA) which was done in collaboration with the International Water Research Center "NIREAS" of the University of Cyprus. The aim of the cooperation is to develop a reliable early warning system regarding the degree of the Covid-19 spread....

29. AstraZeneca hitches ride with Russia's Sputnik in vaccine race

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/astrazeneca-hitches-ride-with-russia-s-sputnik-in-vaccine-race

AstraZeneca will start clinical trials to test a combination of its experimental Covid-19 vaccine with Russia's Sputnik V shot aimed at boosting the efficacy of the British drugmaker's vaccine, Russia's sovereign wealth fund said on Friday....

30. Paphos mall floods with shoppers on eve of shutdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mall-floods-with-shoppers-on-eve-of-shutdown

Paphos residents flocked to the city’s mall on Thursday to buy Christmas presents before malls islandwide shut their doors as part of the tougher measures that will come into effect on Friday to curb the rampant spread of the virus. ...

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