The first two patients hospitalised after testing positive for coronavirus are to be discharged today from Famagusta Hospital in Paralimni which is the referral hospital for the virus, the Cyprus News Agency reports.
It said that the two had been admitted last Wednesday. They will discharged and transferred to facilities specified by the government where they will self-isolate for 14 days.
The condition of the other six patients is good, their health is improving daily and their treatment is preventive since their symptoms are mild, doctors told the news agency.
Since last Friday, a special triage medical office has started operation at Famagusta Hospital where suspect cases will be examined and samples taken.
It operates by appointment during the day and at night opens if the need arises once patients have contacted the call centre on 1420.