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32 more test positive to Covid-19, total now 526

Another 32 people tested positive for coronavirus the Health Ministry said on Wednesday, up on yesterday’s levels (29).

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 526 (including ten in the British Bases).

Dr Leontios Kostrikis reiterated the urgency of continuing to adhere to lockdown measures, take self-protection measures and follow hygiene rules.

According to the update from the Ministry of Health, the new confirmed cases are:

  • 24 found through tracing of the contacts of people who were found positive to Coronavirus
  • 8 whose history is being investigated

Of the 4 cases which were being investigated in previous days, two have been traced to a contact and two are still being investigated.

The 526 cases were detected after a total of 14,273 tests.

Of the 526 cases, 390 come from contacts, that is the contagion occurred in Cyprus.

A total of 52 people have been discharged from hospital.

Sample-taking from Aradippou and Paphos has concluded. Today in Paphos of 336 tests only one came out positive.

Total results for Paphos are 4 positive cases out of 707 samples taken.

In Aradippou one was found positive today of the latest 17 samples taken. Total results for Aradippou are 7 positives of 525 samples taken.

24 people are being treated at the Famagusta referral hospital. Five people have been discharged.

13 people are intubated in ICUs; two at Limassol Hospital and 11 at Nicosia Hospital. Their condition was described as stable but critical.

One patient was removed from intubation today at Nicosia Hospital and continues to be treated in the ICU.

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