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25 February, 2021
 
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Health ministry announces three deaths, 477 new cases

Cyprus hospitals are currently treating 130 patients, 34 of which are in critical condition

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The health ministry announced three coronavirus deaths and 477 new cases on Tuesday, raising the death toll to 104 and total cases detected to 18,883.

The fatalities involved a 90-year-old man, a 94-year-old woman, and a 97-year-old woman, all of whom suffered from underlying health conditions.

477 new cases were detected on Thursday, when 14,188 tests were conducted, of which 4,343 were PCR tests and the remaining 9,845 were rapid tests.

Among the new cases were 175 people whose infection was confirmed after testing positive to a rapid test.

The remaining 146 were contacts, four were arrivals to a Cyprus airport, 118 were people who took the initiative to get tested, 46 were people who got tested at general hospitals, and one person who was tested either as part of special health groups or upon the request of their GP.

Cyprus hospitals are currently treating 130 patients, 34 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 39 patients, 16 of which are in the ICU where 15 are intubated. 35 more coronavirus patients are at the Limassol general hospital, while two more are at the Makario hospital in Nicosia.

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