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Coronavirus: 109 new cases, two deaths on Tuesday

The Health Ministry on Tuesday announced the death of two people in Cyprus due to Covid-19.

This raises the Mediterranean island’s death toll from the virus to 190 – 128 men and 62 women with an average age of 80.

The Ministry also announced 109 new covid-19 cases out of 10,992 PCR and rapid antigen tests taking confirmed infections to 30,252.

The 109 new cases were detected as follows:

  • 22 through tracing (194 tests)
  • Eight through private initiative (731 tests)
  • One through passengers’ inspection at the island’s two airports (272 tests)
  • Five from public hospital labs (262 tests)
  • One through GP referrals (266 tests today)
  • 72 confirmed cases found through 9,267 antigen rapid tests

Analytically the 72 confirmed cases from the antigen rapid tests are as follows:

  Confirmed cases
Paphos 4
Limassol 25
Larnaca 5
Nicosia 17
Famagusta 4
Old people’s homes 3
National Guard 1
Public sector 1
Industrial areas 12

 

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