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14 May, 2021
 
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Health Ministry announces one death, 565 cases

A total of 54,652 tests were conducted, marking a positivity rate of 1.03%, while the fatality involved a 75-year-old man who had received his first vaccine dose

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The Health Ministry announced one coronavirus fatality and 565 cases on Monday, raising the death toll to 262 and total cases detected so far to 48,278.

The fatality involved a 75-year-old man with underlying conditions who had received his first vaccine dose.

A total of 54,652 tests were conducted, marking a positivity rate of 1.03%.

120 of the new cases were primary contacts, five were airport arrivals, 44 were people who took the initiative to get tested, 34 were tested at a general hospital, two were tested either upon the referral of their GP or as part of a special health group, while 14 were tested via rapid test at private labs and pharmacies.

Among new cases, 346 involved people who tested positive to a rapid test. A total of 105 were detected in Limassol, 109 in Nicosia, while 46 tested positive in Larnaca, 30 in Paphos, and 11 in Famagusta. One more was detected at a Limassol nursing home, while another was found at a Paphos nursing home. Another case was detected at a Paphos nursing home. Six more were detected at the Limassol industrial area, and one more at the Strovolos industrial area. 34 more involved school staff or students, another one was detected at a special school, while another two were detected among the National Guard.

Cyprus hospitals are currently treating 196 coronavirus patients, of which 47 are in critical condition.

56 patients are in the Famagusta general hospital, seven of which are in the ICU. The Nicosia general hospital is also treating 61 patients, 28 of which are in the ICU. 45 more coronavirus patients are at the Limassol general hospital where six are in the ICU, 14 are in Larnaca, 16 are in Paphos, while four are at the Makarios hospital in Nicosia.

 

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