Discover Health New Covid cases traced back from Turkey

New Covid cases traced back from Turkey

Six new Covid-19 cases were detected in Cyprus today, with the count now reaching a total of 1,031 so far.
According to an announcement that utilised the data released by the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health out of a total of 1,504 laboratory diagnoses 6 cases of SARS-CoV-2 virus were detected.
Specifically, those who tested positive with the virus emerged as follows:
Out of a total of 767 samples procured as part of the passenger and repatriate control, 1 case was detected.
Out of a total of 131 samples taken under the referral program by Personal Physicians and control of special groups through the Public Health Clinics, 3 cases were detected.
Out of a total of 95 samples taken as part of the process of tracking the contacts of already confirmed cases, 2 cases were detected.
Specifically, these were 3 people who arrived in the occupied areas from Syria via Turkey and were checked before being admitted to the immigration reception centre in Pournara.
The 4th person is a Brazilian football player of the Young Lakes Association who arrived from Brazil via Zurich with a special permit yesterday on July 15th. A test was administered to him at the airport.
The other 2 people are contacts from the family environment of the hotel worker that was announced as a case on 8/7.
Based on current data, overall the total number of positive cases amounts to 1,031.

Source: Philenews

Top Stories

Cyprus is one of the most successful shipping states, says IMO chief

The IMO chief has described Cyprus as one of the most successful shipping states with a significant contribution to global shipping, according to Shipping...

Mostly fine on Thursday, after early morning rain

After early morning rain and possible thunderstorms, the weather on Thursday will be mostly fine all across the Mediterranean island. This is what the Met...

Yellow alert for heavy rain in effect till 8am on Thursday

The Cyprus Meteorology Service has issued a yellow alert for heavy rain in effect from 00:00 till 08:00 in the morning on Thursday. Isolated strong...

Where to get a rapid test on Thursday

Aiming at the continuous surveillance of the community and the workplaces, the free programmes of rapid antigen testing of the general population and employees...

323 new cases of COVID-19, no deaths announced on Wednesday

The Health Ministry announced 323 new Coronavirus cases out of 33,194 PCR and rapid antigen tests on Wednesday, 3, March, taking confirmed infections to...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...