The pandemic concerns everyone, says Health Minister as Cabinet decides new measures

The pandemic concerns everyone and with more than three thousand cases per day in our small population, it means COVID is threatening each and every one of us, said Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela announcing the new measures decided in an extraordinary session of the cabinet on Wednesday evening.

The epidemiological indicators in the last days present a rapid deterioration with the possibility that hospitalisations will increase in state hospitals in the next few days, the Minister told reporters after his ministry announced that new infections shot to 3002 on Wednesday, surpassing every record since COVID appeared.

The minister said the positivity rate is above 2.

Source: Cyprus News Agency