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Five more test positive in Turkish-held north

 

Another five people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the Turkish-held north.

This brings the total there to 69.

Earlier, authorities in the north said they were extending the mandatory self-isolation of those who had returned from abroad from 14 to 21 days.

According to press reports, up until yesterday the breakdown of coronavirus cases in the north was: Nicosia area 9; Karpasia and Trikomo 13, Lapithos 1, Pergamos 3, Kyrenia 2 and Famagusta area 3.

The Karpasia area is under quarantine but arrangements have been made for supermarkets, grocers, pharmacies and animal feed  stores to open in the morning.

 

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