The Ministry of Health announced on Friday that two people lost their lives due to COVID19, bringing the total number of deaths to 210, of whom 141 are men  (67%), and 69 women (33%), with 79 being the median age.

Meanwhile, 113 patients are receiving treatment in state hospitals, 34 of whom in a serious condition.

The Ministry also said that 30,333 tests were carried out (PCR and antigen rapid tests) to detect the coronavirus and 133 new cases were found (positivity rate 0,44%). Since the outbreak of the pandemic, 31,512 people were infected with the virus.
The two people who died were an 88-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman both with underlying conditions. 

In state hospitals 113 patients are receiving treatment, 34 of whom in a serious condition. In the Famagusta General Hospital there are 31 patients 4 of whom in the Increased Care Unit, in the Nicosia General Hospital 42 patients are being treated, 23 of whom in the Intensive Care Unit and 2 in the Increased Care Unit, in the Limassol General Hospital 38 patients are receiving treatment, 5 of whom in the Increased Care Unit, and in the Makario Hospital in Nicosia there are 2 patients being treated. 

Out of the  30,333 laboratory tests, 1,872 were carried out with the PCR method and 28,461 with the antigen rapid test method and 133 new infections with the coronavirus were found, 32 of which from contact tracing, 23 after private initiative, 10 were positive samples taken at the Microbiology Laboratories of the General Hospitals and 68 were found with the antigen rapid test method.

Meanwhile, no cases were found after 260 samples taken at airports and 35 samples taken after GP referrals.

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