The Ministry of Health Epidemiological Surveillance Unit announced Eight new confirmed cases of coronavirus after 1,968 laboratory tests in the Republic of Cyprus.
According to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit, the new COVID-19 cases concern:
- From 20,000 professionals, None
- 71 laboratory test has been completed today by the contracting laboratories, without a positive result,
- Out of a total of 231 diagnoses from the process of tracking already confirmed cases, 3 cases identified,
- Out of a total of 176 test from the Microbiological Laboratories of the General Hospitals, one positive case,
- Out of a total of 229 laboratory tests in repatriated, 2 cases found.
- Out of a total of 1,162 laboratory tests initiated by the Health Ministry, two positive cases found
- Out of 99 diagnoses from the audit of 2,000 employees in the retail trade of beverages and foodstuffs and nursing homes, no positive results obtained,
- None from the testing of public hospital staff.
From the program of 20,000 laboratory diagnoses, a total of 19,035 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 872 (including the ten detected in the British Bases).
The condition of the patients.
The Tersefanou Rehabilitation Centre is host to 72 people who are waiting for their second negative test.
In the ICU of Limassol General hospital, two patients are intubated. One has tested positive for coronavirus.
In Paphos, four patients are currently being investigated for COVID-19. They are three men and one woman, aged between 53 and 83 years old.
In Famagusta General Hospital, designated as the Covid-19 reference hospital of Cyprus, 13 patients are being treated for coronavirus.
Two are being treated at the Increased Care Unit and all patients’ condition has been described as stable.
One patient is expected to be discharged after a second negative test.