Cyprus reports 167 new coronavirus cases, 43 patients in hospitals

The Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday 167 new coronavirus COVID-19 cases, while 43 patients are in hospitals.

The new cases were found after 33,413 tests. The positivity rate stands at 0.50%. Since the outbreak of the pandemic 73,999 people have been infected.

No deaths were recorded, thus their number remains 378, 254 men (67%), and 124 women (33%).

Their median age is 77.

Out of the 19 patients who are in a serious condition, 10 are intubated.

In the Famagusta General Hospital there are 12 patients, 15 in the Nicosia Hospital and 16 are receiving treatment in the Limassol Hospital.

The new cases were found after 33,413 tests done with the PCR method (4,876) and the rest with the antigen rapid test method.

The cases were found as follows: 35 from contact tracing, 3 from

Source: Cyprus News Agency