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14 May, 2021
 
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Health Ministry announces 361 new cases

48,484 tests were conducted, marking a positivity rate of 0.74%

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The Health Ministry announced 361 cases on Friday, when 48,484 tests were conducted, marking a positivity rate of 0.74%. Total cases reached 43,971.

No coronavirus fatalities were recorded, with the death toll remaining stable at 248.

135 of the new cases were primary contacts, three were airport arrivals, 49 were people who took the initiative to get tested, 29 were tested at a general hospital, while 11 were tested via rapid test at private labs and pharmacies.

Among new cases, 134 involved people who tested positive to a rapid test. A majority of 70 were detected in Limassol, followed by Nicosia where 30 people tested positive, while 11 tested positive in Larnaca, three in Paphos, and 10 in Famagusta. One more was detected at a Limassol nursing home, while nine more involved school staff or students.

Cyprus hospitals are currently treating 196 coronavirus patients, of which 53 are in critical condition.

50 patients are in the Famagusta general hospital, seven of which are in the ICU. The Nicosia general hospital is also treating 68 patients, 31 of which are in the ICU. 51 more coronavirus patients are at the Limassol general hospital where seven are in the ICU, 12 are in Larnaca, 12 are in Paphos, while three are at the Makarios hospital in Nicosia.

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