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94 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday

The Health Ministry announced 94 new COVID-19 cases on 16 October, out of 3,084 laboratory tests, taking confirmed infections to 2, 379.

Additionally, the following laboratory tests took place

  • 350 tests through tracing
  • 1,075 tests through private initiative
  • 757 tests from expatriates/passengers
  • 164 tests from public hospital labs
  • 15 tests from students and teachers
  • 356 tests from villages in the Districts of Larnaca and Famagusta
  • 44 tests from GP referrals and special patient groups
  • 33 tests from old people’s homes
  • 290 tests from football clubs
  • (philenews)


In total, ten patients with SARS-CoV-2 are treated at the Famagusta General Hospital. Moreover, two patients remain intubated at the ICU of the Nicosia General Hospital.

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