Cyprus Health Ministry announced 91 COVID-19 cases on Monday from a total of 2,285 tests.
Of those tests, 1,237 were done at airports and 12 cases were detected. Therefore the locally acquired cases are 79, out of 1,048 tests.
The Ministry points out that 1 out of 13 people tested, was positive and this is alarming as regards the transmission in the community.
Moreover the Ministry underlines that 1 out of 10 people who were tested in the framework of contact tracing, were positive.
The cases were detected as follows:
From 345 samples from contact tracing, 35 came back positive
From 469 tests done on private initiative, 25 were positive
From 190 tests done at the Microbiological Labs of General Hospitals, 9 cases were detected
From 44 samples taken on GP referrals and at public clinics, 10 came out positive
From 1,237 samples at airports, 12 were COVID-19 positive
The total number of cases in the Republic is 3,636.
Twenty-five patients are receiving treatment at the Famagusta Reference Hospital and 4 are in the Advanced Care Unit (ACU).
Two patients are in the ICU of the Nicosia General Hospital and 4 in a ward.