Ministry of Health announced 36 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday evening, which bring the total number of Confirmed cases to 356 in the Republic of Cyprus.
One women died who was being treated at the ICU of Limassol Hospital,This brings the total number of deaths to ten. The people who died so far are eight men and two women.
According to the update from the Ministry of Health, the new confirmed cases are:
- 24 found through tracing of the contacts of people who were found positive to Coronavirus
- 1 who had returned from a trip abroad
- 11 whose history is being investigated
Dr Leontios Kostrikis said that 227 of the 356 confirmed cases are from contact with other people found positive to Coronavirus.
8,176 tests have been conducted so far by CING, the microbiology department at Nicosia Hospital and by private labs.
27 people have so far been cured from the virus.
Dr Leontios Kostrikis said that even though today’s positive samples are fewer compared to yesterday, 36 is still not a small number and urged to continue to adhere to measures.
“What we build today is an investment for our health tomorrow,” he said.
Dr Marios Loizou said that 35 people are currently being treated at Famagusta referral hospital, and 3 were discharged today.
Loizou said that a ‘ray of hope’ emerged today with an ICU patient at Limassol Hospital removed from intubation, albeit he is still being treated in the unit.