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29 November, 2021
 
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Health Ministry announces two deaths, 293 cases

A total of 37,486 tests were conducted, marking a positivity rate of 0.78%, while the fatalities involved two men, aged 70 and 75

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The Health Ministry announced two coronavirus fatalities and 293 cases on Tuesday, raising the death toll to 248 and total cases detected so far to 43,286.

The fatalities involved two men, aged 70 and 75, who suffered from underlying conditions.

A total of 37,486 tests were conducted, marking a positivity rate of 0.78%.

96 of the new cases were primary contacts, 37 were people who took the initiative to get tested, 13 were tested at a general hospital, while 14 were tested via rapid test at private labs and pharmacies.

Among new cases, 133 involved people who tested positive to a rapid test. A majority of 58 were detected in Limassol, followed by Nicosia where 31 people tested positive, while 13 tested positive in Larnaca, nine in Paphos, and seven in Famagusta. Two more were detected at a Limassol nursing home, while one was also detected at the Dali industrial area. 12 more involved school staff or students.

Cyprus hospitals are currently treating 211 coronavirus patients, of which 47 are in critical condition.

60 patients are in the Famagusta general hospital, six of which are in the ICU. The Nicosia general hospital is also treating 63 patients, 27 of which are in the ICU. 61 more coronavirus patients are at the Limassol general hospital where seven are in the ICU, 12 are in Larnaca, nine are in Paphos, while six are at the Makarios hospital in Nicosia.

 

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