Ministry of Health on Sunday announced 7 new cases of Covid-19 after performing 2415 tests and which brings the total to 817.
Based on current data, the total number of positive cases 817 (including the ten found at the British Base).
According to Mr. Kostrikis, “we are very pleased with the course of events and the lifting of the measures must be accompanied by strict adherence to personal hygiene measures.
The confirmed cases among repatriates do not worry us, as they are immediately quarantined, so they are controlled “. Compared to the elderly woman who died today, she has not yet clarified whether her death was due to COVID-19 disease.
According to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit, the new COVID-19 cases are distributed as follows:
• From the program of the Ministry of Health for the examination of 20,000 professionals, 1,047 laboratory diagnoses have been completed today by the contracting laboratories, with 1 positive result,
• Out of a total of 112 diagnoses from the process of tracking already confirmed cases, no positive results were obtained.
• Out of a total of 126 diagnoses from the Microbiological Laboratories of the General Hospitals, no cases were identified.
• Out of a total of 190 samples taken from people who returned from abroad in the past few days, 3 cases were identified.
• Out of a total of 658 laboratory tests from a private initiative, 2 positive results were identified,
• Out of a total of 282 diagnoses from the random sampling of 800 individuals, 1 case was identified, and
• From the samples taken by employees at OKYPY, no laboratory diagnosis was completed.
From the program of 20,000 laboratories tests, a total of 16,007 laboratory tests were completed on Saturday, April 11, and until today at 4 pm.
Based on current data, the total number of positive cases amounted to 817 (including the ten found at the British Base).
Following today’s encouraging data, a credible epidemiological picture is being completed that allows us to conclude that we can now move on to the next step, the gradual lifting of restrictive measures.
The Scientific Committee considers that with the data we have before us, the way is open for us to relax the prohibitions in the coming days.
Let us not go into further details because we want to first inform the political leadership in detail, which is also responsible for decisions. We are very pleased with the progress of things and we want to thank you once again for your efforts. Before concluding,
I would also like to remind you that the lifting of the measures should be accompanied by strict adherence to the rules of personal hygiene and self-protection measures.
According to the data, until 3 in the afternoon, at the Famagusta Hospital, 18 people are being treated, two of them are being treated at the Intensive Care Unit.
All patients are in stable general condition. A total of five patients are being treated for intubation, one in the Intensive Care Unit of the Limassol General Hospital and four in the Nicosia ICU. Also, four patients are being treated out of breath at the ICU of the General Hospital of Nicosia.
The clinical condition of all patients in the ICU is critical but stable. In addition, in all hospitals,