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Health Ministry announces two deaths, 383 cases

A total of 57,337 tests were conducted, marking a positivity rate of 0.67%


The Health Ministry announced 383 coronavirus cases and two fatalities on Thursday, raising total cases detected so far to 38,879 and the death toll to 238.

The fatalities involved two men, aged 69 and 70, both of whom suffered from underlying health conditions.

A total of 57,337 tests were conducted, marking a positivity rate of 0.67%.

111 of the new cases were primary contacts, one was an airport arrival, 56 were people who took the initiative to get tested, 13 were tested at a general hospital, while 11 were tested via rapid test at private labs.

Among new cases, 191 involved people who tested positive to a rapid test. A majority of 129 were detected in Limassol after 11,550 tests were conducted (positivity rate of 1.12%), followed by Nicosia where 30 people tested positive after 14,373 tests (0.21%), while 11 tested positive in Larnaca (0.23%), two in Paphos (0.07%), and two in Famagusta (0.11%). Another seven involved businesses, one more was detected among the National Guard, while nine more were detected among school staff and students.

Cyprus hospitals are currently treating 195 coronavirus patients, of which 36 are in critical condition.

71 patients are in the Famagusta general hospital, four of which are in the ICU. The Nicosia general hospital is also treating 52 patients, 23 of which are in the ICU. 65 more coronavirus patients are at the Limassol general hospital where seven are in the ICU, while seven are at the Makarios hospital in Nicosia.


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