Cyprus authorities report no new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, out of 1,059 laboratory tests

No new confirmed SARS-CoV-2 cases were reported in Cyprus on Sunday, after conducting 1,059 laboratory tests, authorities announced. The total number of cases remains at 994.

 

A press release issued by the Ministry of Health said that according to the Ministry`s Epidemiological Monitoring Unit, no one tested positive after tests carried out for 511 passengers and people who have been repatriated, 133 tests in the context of a testing programme of 10,000 employees in businesses which resumed operations during the second and third phase of easing restrictive measures, 120 tests carried out after private initiative and 8 tests carried out in the framework of contact tracing.

 

Furthermore, no new infections were reported after 106 tests carried out by the General Hospitals’ Microbiology Labs and 181 tests in the context of referrals by personal doctors and special groups screening through the public health centers.

 

Until Sunday afternoon one patient was treated at Famagusta General Hospital, which is the Reference Hospital for COVID-19 patients.

 

Source: Cyprus News Agency

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