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Health Ministry announces one death, 569 new cases

Of the 356 people who tested positive to a rapid test, 129 were detected in Nicosia


The Health Ministry announced one coronavirus fatality and 569 new cases, raising the death toll to 134 and total cases to 25,208.

The fatality involved an 84-year-old women who suffered from underlying health conditions, but whose death was fully attributed to the virus.

The new cases emerged after 14,309 tests were conducted. Of the 569 new cases, 356 involved people who tested positive to a rapid test, 82 of which were detected in Limassol, 92 in Larnaca, 129 in Nicosia, 20 in Paphos, 27 in Famagusta, while four were detected among national guard members and one at a Larnaca nursing home.

The remaining 151 were contacts, four were arrivals to Cyprus airports, 36 were people who took the initiative to get tested, 21 were people who got tested at general hospitals, while one was a person who got tested upon the suggestion of their GP or as part of special health groups.

Cyprus hospitals are currently treating 179 patients, 50 of which are in critical condition.

62 patients are in the Famagusta general hospital, five of which are in the ICU. The Nicosia general hospital is also treating 70 patients, 31 of which are in the ICU. 40 more coronavirus patients are at the Limassol general hospital, while seven more are at the Makario hospital in Nicosia.



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