The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Cyprus announced on Friday 94 cases of the new coronavirus that causes COVID19.
According to a press release, the 94 new positive cases were found among 3,084 laboratory testings. Since the outbreak of the pandemic in Cyprus the total number of cases reaches 2,379. Ten patients are being treated at the Famagusta General Hospital, while two more are hospitalised at the Intensive Care Unit of the Nicosia General Hospital.
Today`s positive cases are under investigation and more details will be announced at a later stage when contact tracing is finalised.
In the last 24 hours 350 laboratory tests were carried out for contact tracing of confirmed cases, 1,075 tests were done upon private initiative, 757 tests were done at the airports, 164 laboratory tests were carried out in the Microbiology Laboratories of the General Hospitals, 15 tests were done in the framework of testing in schools, 356 tests took place in villages in the districts of Larnaka and Famagusta, 44 tests were done after GP referrals, 33 tests were carried out in the framework of testing in care homes, and finally 290 tests were done in the framework of testing among footballers and other team members.