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Health Ministry announces 384 cases

No coronavirus fatalities were recorded, with the death toll remaining steady at 232, while the new cases marked a positivity rate of 0.96%


The Health Ministry on Thursday announced 384 coronavirus cases on Monday, marking a positivity rate of 0.96%.

Total coronavirus cases reached 36,004. No coronavirus fatalities were recorded, with the death toll remaining steady at 232.

The new cases emerged after 39,807 tests were conducted. 73 were contacts, four were airport arrivals, 42 were people who took the initiative to get tested, nine were tested at a general hospital, two were residents of migrant camps, while five were tested via rapid test at private labs.

Among new cases, 249 involved people who tested positive to a rapid test. A majority of 121 were detected in Limassol after 8,652 tests were conducted, followed by Nicosia were 43 people tested positive after 10,619 tests, while 20 tested positive in Larnaca where 4,158 tests were conducted. Nine more tested positive in Famagusta where 1,351 tests were conducted, while 11 more tested positive in Paphos where 2,478 tests were conducted. Three more tested positive at the Agios Athanasios industrial area, while 42 more involved students or school staff.

Cyprus hospitals are currently treating 101 coronavirus patients, of which 22 are in critical condition.

37 patients are in the Famagusta general hospital, two of which are in the ICU. The Nicosia general hospital is also treating 24 patients, 13 of which are in the ICU. 37 more coronavirus patients are at the Limassol general hospital where two are in the ICU, while one is at the Makario hospital in Nicosia.

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