Thursday, July 25 2024

Ministry of Health announces six more COVID-19 cases; Cyprus

Six new cases of coronavirus were confirmed by authorities on Thursday as scientists said the numbers are in line with their expectations.

On the basis of the data so far, the number of confirmed cases in Cyprus has reached 889 including ten in the British Bases on the island.

Dr. Leontios Kostrikis, member of the Scientific Committee on the pandemic told a press conference at the Ministry of Health, that from 166 tests in contact tracing, three came out positive as well as one from 595 tests on a private initiative and two from 33 tests of special groups through public health clinics.

No tests came back positive from the 280 tests in the General Hospitals Microbiology Labs, the two tests on persons who returned from overseas and the 698 tests on employees working in the food and beverage retail industry and nursing homes.