News Local Twenty nine new coronavirus cases on Tuesday; one death

Twenty nine new coronavirus cases on Tuesday; one death

The Health Ministry announced that a woman aged 90 who had been treated at the Famagusta General Hospital died, taking the number of dead due to COVID-19 to 23. The Ministry also announced that the new COVID-19 cases on 6 October were 29, out of 3,532 laboratory tests, taking confirmed infections to 1,876.

The break down of new patients follows:

  • Eight through tracing (179 tests today)
  • Five from passengers and repatriates (1,414 tests today)
  • One from public hospital labs (208 today)
  • Nine through private initiative (873 tests today)
  • One from GP referrals and special patient groups (293 tests today)
  • One from tests to football clubs (281 tests today)

Additionally 208 samples were taken from the students and teachers but no case was detected.

In total, six patients with SARS-CoV-2 are treated at Famagusta General Hospital, one of which at the advanced care unit.  One patient was transferred to ICU of Nicosia General Hospital where three patients remain intubated.

(PIO)

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