The Health Ministry announced 415 coronavirus cases and two fatalities on Wednesday, raising total cases detected so far to 38,065 and the death toll to 235.
The fatalities involved two women aged 58 and 76, both of whom suffered from underlying health conditions.
A total of 34,079 tests were conducted, marking a positivity rate of 1.22%.
96 of the new cases were primary contacts, five were airport arrivals, 32 were people who took the initiative to get tested, 13 were tested at a general hospital, while nine were tested via rapid test at private labs.
Among new cases, 265 involved people who tested positive to a rapid test. A majority of 169 were detected in Limassol after 9,499 tests were conducted (positivity rate of 1.78%), followed by Nicosia where 39 people tested positive after 9,240 tests (0.42%), while 29 tested positive in Larnaca (0.71%), 10 in Paphos (0.37), and seven in Famagusta (0.60%). Another was detected at a Limassol nursing home, three more tested positive at the Ipsonas industrial area, two more was detected among the National Guard, while five more were detected among school staff and students.
Cyprus hospitals are currently treating 165 coronavirus patients, of which 30 are in critical condition. The Health Ministry stressed the rising numbers of coronavirus patients, as in a single day 11 new patients were admitted to Cyprus hospitals for treatment.
72 patients are in the Famagusta general hospital, five of which are in the ICU. The Nicosia general hospital is also treating 39 patients, 18 of which are in the ICU. 50 more coronavirus patients are at the Limassol general hospital where seven are in the ICU, while four are at the Makarios hospital in Nicosia.
Meanwhile, 27 new cases were also detected in the north after 7,092 tests were conducted, raising total cases detected to 3,664.