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Coronavirus: Five more discharged on Thursday, 20 month old girl tested negative

Five more patients were discharged on Thursday from the Famagusta referral hospital after they were declared Coronavirus-free, and a 20-month old girl from the British Bases that was admitted to Makarios Hospital in Nicosia with symptoms has tested negative.

It was noted by Christina Yannaki, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Health that all people discharged from the Famagusta Hospital go into self-isolation at home for 14 days.

She added that 15 patients found positive to Covid-19 are currently being treated at the hospital, two of them in the increased care unit in stable condition.

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Meanwhile, an insider told CNA that a staff member from the hospital’s gynaecology clinic is likely to have been found positive to the virus, whose history is being investigated.

It was noted that the said staff member had not been treating Coronavirus-positive patients.

Swabs have been taken from about ten people who were working on the same shift as the staff member and their duties have been suspended until the results come out from CING.

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