Two new coronavirus cases were detected on Wednesday the health ministry announced, bringing the total to 974.
Both cases concern repatriated persons. One of them, who arrived from Moscow, was initially tested negative upon his or her arrival but presented symptoms later on. The second person came from Athens.
The two confirmed cases were among 1,369 tests taken during the past 24 hours.
Two patients are on ventilators at the Nicosia general hospital’s intensive care unit, and another two are being treated at the Famagusta hospital.