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25 May, 2022
 
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Cyprus mourns two more deaths, detects 339 new cases

The two coronavirus fatalities involved two men aged 91 and 74, both of whom suffered from underlying health conditions

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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.

The two coronavirus fatalities involved two men aged 91 and 74, both of whom suffered from underlying health conditions.

So far, the deaths of 54 men (64%) and 30 women (36%) of an average of 78 have been attributed to coronavirus.

Cyprus hospitals are currently treating 122 patients, 22 of which are in critical condition.

63 patients are in the Famagusta general hospital, four of which are in the ICU. The Nicosia general hospital is also treating 27 patients, 13 of which are in the ICU where 12 are intubated. 31 more coronavirus patients are at the Limassol general hospital, while one more is at the Makario hospital in Nicosia.

Meanwhile, 11,733 tests detected 339 new coronavirus cases, among which were 98 people whose infection was confirmed after testing positive to a rapid test.

Among the tests conducted on Tuesday, 6,744 involved rapid tests, to which 196 tested positive, though these must still be confirmed by a PCR test.

The remaining 4,989 PCR tests conducted Tuesday detected 89 contacts, 117 people who took the initiative to get tested, 34 people who got tested at general hospitals, two people who were tested either as part of special health groups or upon the referral of their GP, and two who were tested in the framework of the program targeting the army camp of the Hellenic Force in Cyprus (Eldyk).

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