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14 May, 2021
 
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Health Ministry announces two deaths, 410 new cases

A total of 43,173 tests were conducted, marking a positivity rate of 0.95%, while the fatalities involved an 82-year-old woman and a 90-year-old man

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The Health Ministry announced two coronavirus fatalities and 410 cases on Monday, raising the death toll to 245 and total cases detected so far to 42,628.

The fatalities involved an 82-year-old woman and a 90-year-old man, both of whom suffered from underlying conditions.

A total of 43,173 tests were conducted, marking a positivity rate of 0.95%.

146 of the new cases were primary contacts, 12 were airport arrivals, 18 were people who took the initiative to get tested, 22 were tested at a general hospital, one was tested either upon the referral of their GP or as part of special health groups, while 11 were tested via rapid test at private labs and pharmacies.

Among new cases, 200 involved people who tested positive to a rapid test. A majority of 116 were detected in Limassol after 9,418 tests were conducted (positivity rate of 1.23%), followed by Nicosia where 38 people tested positive after 13,374 tests (0.28%), while 11 tested positive in Larnaca (0.21%), 17 in Paphos (0.59%), and nine in Famagusta (0.53%). Another one was detected at the Strovolos industrial area, two were National Guard members, five involved school staff or students, while one was found at a special school.

Cyprus hospitals are currently treating 217 coronavirus patients, of which 51 are in critical condition.

65 patients are in the Famagusta general hospital, eight of which are in the ICU. The Nicosia general hospital is also treating 61 patients, 25 of which are in the ICU. 65 more coronavirus patients are at the Limassol general hospital where seven are in the ICU, 16 are in Larnaca, four are in Paphos, while four are at the Makarios hospital in Nicosia.

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