21 new coronavirus cases were detected on Thursday, four of which in the Limassol general hospital.
Wednesday’s cases emerged after 3,133 tests were conducted, raising total known cases to 1,918.
Six of the new cases were detected through contact tracing. Of these, three were contacts of the coach of the Doxa Katakopias football team who was announced positive on Tuesday. Two more are contacts of an employee of a Nicosia Institution, with one of the two a student at the University of Cyprus. The specific cluster now counts 10 positive cases.
Four more cases involved medical staff of the Limassol general hospital, involving two radiographers, one is a medical student at the Cyprus University of Technology currently conducting medical practice at the hospital, while another is staff of the hospital’s microbiology lab.
Four more emerged at Cyprus airports, involving arrivals from Monaco, Athens, and London on Wednesday.
Seven more tested positive to the virus after taking the test at their own initiative after developing symptoms.
The Famagusta general hospital is currently treating six coronavirus patients, one of which is in the ICU. Two more coronavirus patients are being treated at the Nicosia general hospital ICU.