News Local Just two new Covid cases in Cyprus, encouraging trend

Just two new Covid cases in Cyprus, encouraging trend

 

Cyprus is back to single digit coronavirus cases, with the health ministry announcing a further two in the past 24 hours, out of a total of 2,843 tests.

This raises the number of total cases to 1,483.

One case was detected out of 98 samples in the process of tracking the contacts of confirmed cases, while the 2nd, who tested on August 28, resulted out of 876 samples through private initiative.

The following tests were carried out without new cases:

1504 tests on passengers and repatriates

83 tests at General Hospitals’ laboratories

228 tests in the framework of the program of of referrals by Personal Doctors and control of special groups through the Public Health Clinics.

Six patients are being treated at the Famagusta General, the referral institution for Covid, one of them in the ICU.

One patient remains intubated at the Nicosia General ICU.

 

Top Stories

Greece-US relations have never been so close and productive, Greek PM says

"I corroborate the statement made by Pompeo that relations between our two countries have never been as close and productive as they are...

EAC warns customers of fraudulent visits by strangers posing as their staff

Recently, EAC customers have informed the Organisation that they have been receiving visits from persons posing as EAC employees to check their electricity meters. These...

UPDATED – Drunk man entered café in Larnaca and pulled out knife

A drunk man entered a well-known café-restaurant in the centre of Larnaca and pulled out a knife. According to initial information, the man asked for...

European bee-eaters, other protected species illegally killed in Meneou

Images of dead protected species in Meneou area, Larnaca, were published on Facebook by BirdLife Cyprus and have caused anger and disgust, Philenews reported...

Death of 76-year-old bather in Larnaca sparks lifeguards’ protest

A 76-year-old man drowned early on Tuesday at Makenzie beach in Larnaca and lifeguards have called again for safety measures to be taken. “This sad...

Taste

Sheftalies

Sheftalies, a very tasty dish from the charcoal grill, are minced meat shaped into small sausages and wrapped in “panna” (suet). Panna is a...

Spicy grilled soutzoukakia

Place all ingredients for soutzoukakia in a bowl and mix well, preferably using a food processor, until well combined. Using the mixture, form cigar-shaped...

Souvlakia

Pork souvlaki: Put the meat and all the other ingredients in a bowl (not metal) and mix well. Cover the bowl and keep in...

Pastelli (Carob Toffee)

The nutritional sweet of Pastelli is made with the syrup of carob pods, produced by boiling their pulp until it forms a thick, sticky...