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16 May, 2021
 

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1. Citizens not trusted with Covid self tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/citizens-not-trusted-with-covid-self-tests

Home test kits for COVID-19 are helping many countries detect infections while reducing long lines outside testing centers, but over-the-counter testing has not been incorporated in the Republic of Cyprus where officials remain reluctant over trusting private citizens with the results...

2. New COVID death reports leave out vax history

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-covid-death-reports-leave-out-vax-history

The Health Ministry of the Republic of Cyprus has stopped reporting on the vaccination history in COVID-related deaths, citing difficulties over providing a full picture in each case due to privacy concerns...

3. Hanoi airlifts Vietnamese citizens off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hanoi-airlifts-vietnamese-citizens-off-cyprus

Close to 200 Vietnamese nationals were flown out of the Republic of Cyprus over the weekend, including about a dozen who had been detained at Menoyia detention center for deportation proceedings...

4. Cyprus ends lockdown with safe pass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ends-lockdown-with-safe-pass

A third lockdown in the Republic of Cyprus ended on Sunday as new measures went into effect Monday including a controversial safety pass, with the government betting on a slight improvement as it pushes for gradual return to normality...

5. Vaccinated tourists to roam hassle-free

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-tourists-to-roam-hassle-free-in-cyprus

Foreign tourists who have been vaccinated against COIVD-19 will be able to roam free in the Republic of Cyprus, according to new measures expected to go into effect Monday, with the only requirement being a simple download or printout of their CyprusFlightPass...

6. Police arm up after Limassol fire and fury

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arm-up-after-limassol-fire-and-fury

Cyprus police came under immense pressure during Holy Week following incidents of chaos, anarchy, and even violence against officers, with arrests starting to pile up and efforts doubled in arming up the force with more riot gear...

7. Cypriot leaders exchange jabs after Geneva

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-leaders-exchange-jabs-after-geneva

Republic of Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades says his administration will embark on a global campaign to elicit reactions to positions put forth by Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar, with the two leaders on the divided island not shying away from taking serious jabs at each other...

8. Mystery over tied-up dead turtle in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mystery-over-tied-up-dead-turtle-in-limassol

Officials on Monday said they knew nothing about a sea turtle incident at Governor’s Beach, after a photo was posted online over the weekend showing a tied-up carcass on a rocky cliff by the water...

9. All eyes on positivity rate after Holy Week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-eyes-on-positivity-rate-this-week

The positivity rate in the Republic of Cyprus registered a drop to just below 1% at the end of the holiday weekend, but officials say it is too early to know whether lockdown measures have been effective during Holy Week...

10. Cyprus under siege as it celebrates Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-siege-as-it-celebrates-easter

Towns across the Republic of Cyprus were overrun with anarchists on Holy Saturday, when street fires and loud explosions dominated urban areas late into the night amid pandemic lockdown and midnight mass...

11. Ministry issues reminder of Easter weekend exceptions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-issues-reminder-of-easter-weekend-exceptions

With Easter weekend around the corner, the Health Ministry issued a reminder on the small exceptions to lockdown measures for Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday, but called on the public to celebrate safely and in adherence with measures in place as efforts continue to lower daily cases and hospitalisations....

12. Cabinet split as measures gain on lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-split-as-measures-gain-on-lockdown

The Cabinet is set to announce later on Friday a new set of measures to curb the COVID-19 spread in the community, as daily cases continue to rise with a situation in hospitals extremely alarming...

13. Local gov reform heads for summer freeze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-government-reform-heads-for-summer-freeze

Interior Minister Nikos Nouris has been asked by EU officials to give the rundown of the administration’s latest efforts in local government reform, just days after a proposal for a referendum was defeated by opposition parties that cried foul over the move...

14. Greek Easter relaxation hopes put to rest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-easter-relaxation-hopes-put-to-rest

Cyprus’ current epidemiological situation is behind the government’s latest decision to freeze possible relaxation of restrictions ahead of Greek Orthodox Easter, with the administration focusing on vaccinations but also not ruling out further measures...

15. Leaders will break bread in Geneva at 5+1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaders-will-break-bread-in-geneva

The Geneva meeting on Cyprus 'is going ahead in person,' United Nations officials said during Monday’s Q&A session following a noon briefing in New York...

16. Self isolation travelers find SMS loophole

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/self-isolation-travelers-find-sms-loophole

Travelers to Cyprus including university students visiting home may be cheating the system, a local network reports, saying a loophole in the SMS system is being exploited by some people who ought to self-isolate for at least three days after landing on the island...

17. Soldier killed in Nicosia motorcycle accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/soldier-killed-in-nicosia-motorcycle-accident

A young man was killed and another injured in a late night accident over the weekend, after their motorcycle struck a utility pole in western Nicosia...

18. Clear day before late week shenanigans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clear-day-before-late-week-shenanigans

A warm air mass is affecting the area over Cyprus through Thursday followed by a short-lived cold front making an appearance just before the weekend...

19. Tourist form adds confusion to the mix

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourist-form-adds-confusion-to-the-mix

New confusion emerged over requirements regarding movement of foreign tourists in the Republic of Cyprus amid pandemic measures, with industry stakeholders saying visitors do not have to send text notifications before going out and the health ministry maintaining that rules apply to all...

20. Cyprus expecting 60,000 Covid doses this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expecting-60-000-doses-this-week

21. Greece makes self test kits available this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-makes-self-testing-kits-available-this-week

The first batch of do-it-yourself Covid-19 tests will be distributed to an estimated 11,000 pharmacies across Greece as of Tuesday, after being shipped into the country over the weekend...

22. Cyprus backs King in Jordan’s ‘malicious plot’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-backs-king-in-jordan-s-‘malicious-plot

The government of the Republic of Cyprus has expressed 'firm support' to King Abdullah over the weekend, after Jordan’s government officials accused the country’s former crown prince of plotting against the kingdom...

23. Backchannel migration approvals probed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/backchannel-migration-approvals-probed

A man has accused the interior minister of approving visa extensions for a select number of foreign workers while rejecting others including his elderly mother’s helper, with reports pointing to a bigger scandal where rejected cases were being approved fraudulently through a channel involving a high price tag...

24. Cyprus appears upbeat in tourism challenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-appears-upbeat-in-tourism-challenge

Cypriot tourism officials are finding several reasons to be optimistic following resumption of flights and easing of restrictions, but industry experts find it a little harder to put on a brave face...

25. Cyprus moves forward with more relaxations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-moves-forward-with-more-relaxations

Cypriot Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou has announced a new set of relaxation of measures for April, including an increase in the number of permitted outings for legitimatize purposes but only on the weekend...

26. Rain moves back into the picture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rain-moves-back-into-the-picture

Unstable weather conditions are affecting the area over Cyprus this week, with chances of rain through Friday and a temperature plunge ending before the weekend...

27. Young biker dies in horrific scramble accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-biker-dies-in-horrific-scramble-accident

A young man from rural Nicosia was killed over the weekend after two racing motorcycles collided during an off-road scramble near a campsite in Larnaca district, with the fatality taking place just days after he had posted an ad to sell his bike...

28. Minister links hospitalization spike to carnival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-links-hospitalization-spike-to-carnival

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou says a jump in hospitalizations involving intensive care treatment for COVID-19 was the result of carnival celebrations some ten days ago...

29. Fence wars break out near buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fence-wars-break-out-near-buffer-zone

Opposing camps have been making headlines recently over a controversial barbwire fence near the buffer zone, with one group cutting a piece of barbed wire and the other restoring it, with all caught on tape...

30. PCR tests disprove earlier results at air base

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pcr-tests-disprove-earlier-results-at-air-base

Over two dozen staff at the Papandreou Air Base in Paphos tested negative for the coronavirus after officials said the employees had initially tested positive, highlighting ongoing debate over the reliability of rapid test results...

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