Coronavirus cases in the Republic of Cyprus rose to 878 on Tuesday after four new cases were announced.
Tuesday also the death of a 58-year-old man who was being treated at the Nicosia General Hospital ICU after catching the virus, but experts speaking at the daily briefing said it was not coronavirus that killed him, but underlying health conditions.
The coronavirus death toll therefore remained stable at 15, involving 11 men and four women of an average age of 73.
The four new cases involve two contacts of other known cases and two people who took the initiative to get tested for the virus.
The round of 20,000 tests on employees coming into contact with the public that began on April 11 is nearly complete, as 19,555 tests have so far been conducted.
The island’s epidemiological data is maintaining its positive streak, experts said, but the new cases show that the virus is still among us.
Meanwhile, confirmed cases in the north, measures have also begun to be loosened, remained stable at 108.