Cyprus authorities report 29 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, while 50 people are treated in hospitals

Authorities in Cyprus reported 29 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday with the positivity rate falling at 0.06%. No deaths were reported. At the same time 50 patients with the disease were treated in hospital, 17 of whom in a serious condition.

According to a Health Ministry press release, the total number of deaths so far in Cyprus remains 363, of which 241 men (66%) and 122 women (34%). The total number of confirmed cases has reached 72,779.

On Sunday, 46,276 tests were carried out, 5,363 by PCR method and 40,913 by antigen rapid test method, with 29 people testing positive.

Of these, 5 cases were detected from 4,052 samples taken as part of the passenger control at Larnaca and Paphos Airports, 3 cases from 976 samples tested privately and 21 cases from 40.787 samples tested by antigen rapid tests in the context of the government testing drive.

Source: Cyprus News Agency