The health ministry on Friday announced that 16 new cases of Covid-19 and two deaths and with these news cases the total number of cases in Republic of Cyprus Reached to 162.
The two People who Died from Coronavirus, One was 76 Year-old woman with underlying health problem and the other one was a 47 year-old man from Greece.
“Unfortunately, today in the fight against the pandemic we lost two more people who were being treated at the Limassol Intensive Care Unit,” said Dr Marios Loizou.
One of the 16 had returned from a European country, nine were tracked through contacts with confirmed cases, one more was confirmed within the British bases (four there now), two were members of a ship’s crew and three more people’s history is still being investigated.
“Based on current data, the total number of positive cases was 162 including four identified on the bases,” Kostrikis said.
Eighty five of the total cases came through contacts with people diagnosed with the virus.
“The loss of two lives, unfortunately, shows the seriousness of the situation. Allow me to repeat all the clear instructions to stay in our homes and remain calm that the situation is manageable,” he said.