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Coronavirus: Another 21 test positive, brings total to 116

The Health Ministry announced on Monday that another 21 patients have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 116 (including three in the British Bases).

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

  • 12 found through tracing of the contacts of people who were found positive to Coronavirus
  • 3 connected to Paphos Hospital
  • 6 that returned from EU countries, developed symptoms and contacted the authorities

The Epidemiological monitoring unit has already started tracing the contacts of the new cases and will take swabs to run tests.

62 of the 116 confirmed cases are from contact with other people found positive to Coronavirus.

15 patients are currently being treated at Famagusta hospital, the referral hospital for Covid-19. Two are in intensive care with respiratory difficulties.

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