One dead and 577 new COVID-19 cases announced in Cyprus

Cyprus` Ministry of Health announced on Sunday one death and 577 new coronavirus cases with the positivity rate reaching 1.26%. A total of 71 patients are receiving treatment in state hospitals, 19 of whom in a serious condition.

A 93 year old woman passed away, the Ministry said, adding that since the outbreak of the pandemic 379 people have succumbed to COVID-19 (254 men or 67% and 125 women or 33%) and 78.022 have been infected with the virus in Cyprus.

The median age of the deceased is 77,3 years.

Out of the 19 people who are in a critical condition, nine are intubated.

In the Famagusta General Hospital there are 34 patients, 17 are in the Nicosia General Hospital, 16 in the Limassol General Hospital and four at Makarios Hospital in Nicosia.

A total of 45.848 laboratory tests were carried out on Saturday, 6

Source: Cyprus News Agency