Ministry of Health announced 6 new cases of Coronavirus on Saturday after a total of 2,467 tests performed which brings the total no of cases to 810. yesterday 5 cases were recorded in Cyprus.
According to Dr. Kostrikis, the new confirmed cases are six out of a total of 2467 laboratory diagnoses.
-From the 20,000 program, a positive one
-From 275 diagnoses from the tracking, three positive
-From 127 samples from people who returned from abroad, one positive
-A positive test from a private initiative.
Based on the latest data, the total number of confirmed cases in Cyprus has reached 810.
Mr Kostrikis added that 14,960 laboratory tests were completed by 20,000 COVID-19 testing for Public and private sector employees.
“The reduced number is added to the very good results of the last few days. If they continue, the state will be able to activate the plan for gradual lifting. It is worthwhile to continue the effort “, he noted.
The reduced number of new cases is added to the very good results of the last few days. The epidemiological picture we have before us is very encouraging.
If these results continue in the coming days, the state will be able to activate the plan for the gradual lifting of restrictive measures. It is worthwhile to continue the effort and we are sure that with such performance Cyprus will be able to overcome this ordeal in an exemplary manner.
In Famagusta Hospital 15 patients are being treated and the other two are being treated at the ICU. All patients are in stable general condition. Two exemptions were also granted.
A total of four patients are being treated for intubation, one in the Intensive Care Unit of the Limassol Hospital and three in the Nicosia ICU. Also,
One patient at the ICU of the Limassol Hospital and four patients at the ICU of the Nicosia Hospital are being treated out of breath.
The clinical condition of all patients in the ICU is critical but stable. In addition, in all hospitals, except for the reference hospital, six confirmed cases are treated in the award.
Question about opening of churches
Answering a question about the letter of health professionals to the PD, in relation to the immediate opening of the Churches, Dr Loizou said the letter referred to the President. “I am confident that in the process of de-escalating the measures, together with the scientific team and in consultation with the Church, they will look into the matter and make the right decisions,” he added.
The services of the Ministry control in collaboration with the business directorates and go to local officials to find out that the premises have been disinfected. A list of retired staff is also provided. The staff of the specific department is removed and not the entire supermarket, unit, etc. Only the staff of the department is replaced, e.g. a garrison or cafeteria.