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Health Ministry announces one death, 164 new cases

The new cases emerged after 8,366 tests were conducted

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The Health Ministry on Thursday announced one coronavirus fatality and 164 new cases, raising the death toll to 164 and total cases to 29,294.

The fatalities involved an 81-year-old man who suffered from underlying health conditions.

The new cases emerged after 8,366 tests were conducted. Of the 164 new cases, 83 involved people who tested positive to a rapid test.

The remaining 35 were contacts, one was an arrival to a Cyprus airport, 29 were people who took the initiative to get tested, 11 were people who got tested at general hospitals, and five were tested either upon the referral of their GP or as part of special health groups.

Cyprus hospitals are currently treating 194 patients, 59 of which are in critical condition.

63 patients are in the Famagusta general hospital, eight of which are in the ICU. The Nicosia general hospital is also treating 74 patients, 38 of which are in the ICU. 55 more coronavirus patients are at the Limassol general hospital where eight are in the ICU, while an additional two are at the Makario hospital in Nicosia.

 

 

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