Cyprus health authorities announced three more coronavirus fatalities and 424 new cases on Friday.
The coronavirus fatalities involved a 63-year-old man who was being treated at the Nicosia general hospital ICU, and a man and woman aged 81 and 83 respectively, both of whom were receiving treatment at the Famagusta general hospital.
Friday’s coronavirus fatalities raised the coronavirus death toll to 75, involving 49 men and 26 women of an average age of 77.
Wednesday saw 12,816 tests conducted, of which 3,922 were PCR tests and the remaining 8,894 were rapid tests.
Among the 424 new cases detected Wednesday were 133 confirmations of positive rapid test results. The new cases raised the total to 14,476.
The new cases involved 129 contacts, one arrival to Cyprus airports, 126 people who took the initiative to get tested, 25 people who got tested at general hospitals, two who were detected through the program targeting school staff and students, 18 detected through the program targeting nursing homes, and one resident of a migrant camp.
Cyprus hospitals are currently treating 110 coronavirus patients, of which 17 are in critical condition.
50 patients are in the Famagusta general hospital, five of which are in the ICU. The Nicosia general hospital is also treating 27 patients, 12 of which are in the ICU where 10 are intubated. 15 more coronavirus patients are at the Limassol general hospital, while nine more are at the Makario hospital in Nicosia.