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10 July, 2020
 
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Over 200 UK Cypriots have died of coronavirus

A weekly Cypriot newspaper published in the UK said several others are in hospital

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Over 200 Cypriots in the UK have succumbed to coronavirus, the weekly Cypriot newspaper published in the UK, Parikiaki, reported.

After contacting UK hospitals, churches, the Turkish Cypriot media and community, funeral directors and from death announcements placed in the newspaper, Parikiaki said that the fatalities include 120 UK Greek Cypriots, 65 UK Turkish Cypriots and one UK Maronite Cypriot, all from London.

It added that outside London, there were four from Birmingham, three from Weston-super-Mare, one from Derby, one from Lowestoft, one from Cambridge, one from Cheltenham, one from Liverpool, one from Luton and one from Southend.

The paper added that several more UK Cypriots have contracted the virus and are in hospital.

By Friday, the UK had recorded 13,729 coronavirus deaths, and 103,093 confirmed cases.

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