The Health Ministry’s Epidemiological Surveillance Unit announced on Friday it was investigating a possible case of a coronavirus involving a soldier who was quarantined at the Limassol General Hospital after showing symptoms similar to a respiratory infection.
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The suspected coronavirus carrier is a young Greek national, who recently visited his family and may have come into contact with a confirmed case.
Protocols have been activated and relevant services have been alerted.
Samples from the young soldier have been sent to the Cyprus Institute of Neurology & Genetics, the results of which will be announced at a later stage.