A total of 9,020 tests for coronavirus were conducted by Monday at the reference lab of the Molecular Virology department, the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics (CING) announced.
Molecular testing is done in cooperation with the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health, based on the European Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (ECDC) and World Health Organisation protocol, a relevant statement says.
All samples are tested immediately by CING and the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit is notified, in order to inform those concerned, it is added.
CING acknowledges the crucial period we are going through and has been on the side of the state from the first moment, offering its services in order to contain the pandemic, the statement concludes
(Cyprus News Agency)