News Local Another three test positive to Covid-19

Another three test positive to Covid-19

Three more people tested positive to Covid-19, the Health Ministry said on Sunday, from a total of 2,810 tests performed.

This raises the total positive cases in Cyprus to 1,526.

The three new cases are:

  • One from passengers and repatriates (1,560 tests today).
    • The individual is a Russian woman who arrived on September 11 by special permission to visit her daughter’s family who live in Cyprus permanently.
  • Two from tracing contacts of confirmed cases (41 tests today).
    • One is an Indian national, roommate of the three cases announced on September 2, September 5 and September 6. This is the fourth person from this cluster who tested positive and has been taken to Eden Rehabilitation Centre in Tersephanou. He had no symptoms and took the test at a private lab.
    • The other is a contact of the case announced on September 9 identified through public hospital labs. On September 11 another two people from her family were found positive to the virus. Today’s case is also a family member and had no symptoms.

The following tests were also carried out, all negative:

  • 167 tests from public hospital labs
  • 36 tests from migrant reception centres
  • 445 tests from pupils, teachers and other school staff
  • 197 tests from PD referrals and special groups through public health centres
  • 364 from private initiative

There are three patients with Coronavirus still being treated at the Famagusta Referral Hospital, one of whom in the increased care unit.

One more patient is being treated at the Nicosia General Hospital ICU.

Top Stories

Meghan loses latest court battle with UK tabloid newspaper

Meghan, Britain's Duchess of Sussex, has lost the latest skirmish in her privacy lawsuit against a tabloid newspaper, after London's High Court ruled on...

Armenia’s defence ministry says warplane shot down by Turkish F-16 fighter jet

A Turkish F-16 fighter jet shot down an Armenian SU-25 warplane over Armenian territory on Tuesday, killing the pilot, an Armenian defence ministry spokeswoman...

Greek, Italian and French officials to hold talks with Petrides during visits

Greek Minister of National Defence Nikos Panagiotopoulos, accompanied by the Chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff Konstantinos Floros, Chief of Defence Staff...

Employers – clients determine working time of 74% of workforce in Cyprus

In 2019, the employer, organisation or clients mainly decided on the working time of almost 118 million of the 194 million employed people aged...

Syllouris expresses solidarity and support to the Armenian people

Cyprus House President Demetris Syllouris expressed feelings of sincere solidarity and fraternal support to the Armenian people during a telephone conversation he had on...



Sheftalies, a very tasty dish from the charcoal grill, are minced meat shaped into small sausages and wrapped in “panna” (suet). Panna is a...

Spicy grilled soutzoukakia

Place all ingredients for soutzoukakia in a bowl and mix well, preferably using a food processor, until well combined. Using the mixture, form cigar-shaped...


Pork souvlaki: Put the meat and all the other ingredients in a bowl (not metal) and mix well. Cover the bowl and keep in...

Pastelli (Carob Toffee)

The nutritional sweet of Pastelli is made with the syrup of carob pods, produced by boiling their pulp until it forms a thick, sticky...