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Health ministry announces five deaths, 402 cases

Among Tuesday's coronavirus fatalities was a 101-year-old man who suffered from underlying health conditions


The health ministry announced five coronavirus deaths and 402 new cases on Tuesday, raising the death toll to 101 and total cases detected to 18,406.

The fatalities involved an 84-year-old man, a 66-year-old woman, an 86-year-old man, an 81-year-old woman, and a 101-year-old man, all of whom suffered from underlying health conditions.

402 new cases were detected on Thursday, when 12,658 tests were conducted, of which 4,088 were PCR tests and the remaining 8,570 were rapid tests.

Among the new cases were 135 people whose infection was confirmed after testing positive to a rapid test.

The remaining 124 were contacts, three were arrivals to a Cyprus airport, 111 were people who took the initiative to get tested, 26 were people who got tested at general hospitals, and three people who were tested either as part of special health groups or upon the request of their GP.

Cyprus hospitals are currently treating 130 patients, 32 of which are in critical condition.

70 patients are in the Famagusta general hospital, six of which are in the ICU. The Nicosia general hospital is also treating 31 patients, 15 of which are in the ICU where 12 are intubated. 29 more coronavirus patients are at the Limassol general hospital.



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