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215 positive rapid tests in the last 24 hours

Out of the 5,981 antigen rapid tests that have taken place island-wide during the last 24 hours, there were 215 positive results.

These 215 cases will also have to be confirmed by PCR test.

The Ministry of Health announced that 44 positive results were found from 932 rapid tests carried out in Limassol. The positivity rate stands at 4.72%.

A total of 1,653 rapid tests were done in Larnaka with 90 positive results. The positivity rate is 5.44%.

In Nicosia were done 1,747 rapid tests that gave 48 positive results. Positivity rate 2.75%.

A total of 310 rapid tests were carried out in Paphos with 8 positive results and the positivity rate at 2.58%.

In Famagusta were done 1,013 rapid tests with 9 positive results. Positivity rate: 0.88%.

Also, 100 rapid tests were done in care homes in Nicosia with 4 positive cases found.

Finally, out of 206 Rapid tests on private initiative in private labs 12 positive results were found. Positivity rate:  5.83%.

(philenews)

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