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Cyprus reports no deaths, 64 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday

16/06/2021 09:27

Cyprus authorities announced 64 COVID-19 new cases on Tuesday out of a total of 35,729 tests. The positivity rate is 0.18%.  At the same time 32 patients with COVID-19 are treated in hospital, 9 of whom in a serious condition.

In a press release the Ministry of Health said that no deaths were recorded today with the number of deaths attributed to the disease remaining at 374. The total number of cases reported so far stands at 73,311.

Thirty two patients are treated in hospital, 9 of whom in a serious condition. Six of them are intubated while another 2 are treated in an ICU but are breathing without the help of a ventilator. One person is treated in an ACU.

Out of  35,729  tests carried out today, 5,788 by PCR method and 29,941 by rapid antigen method, 64 people tested positive as follows:

Twelve people tested positive out of 248 samples taken through contact tracing; four people tested positive out of 2,899 samples tested at the Larnaca and Pafos airports; seven people were detected to be positive out of 1,706 samples tested privately; five people tested positive out of 505 samples from the General Hospitals Microbiology Labs; one person tested positive out of 430 samples from GP referrals and public health clinics and 35 people tested positive from 29,622 samples tested in the context of a government drive by antigen rapid test method.