COVID-19 pandemic in Cyprus

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COVID-19 pandemic in Cyprus
Map of the pandemic in Cyprus per 100,000 population by District
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
Index caseLimassol and Nicosia
Arrival date9 March 2020
(4 years and 3 weeks)
Confirmed cases907
(excluding occupied regions)
Government website

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached Cyprus in March 2020.

On 9 March 2020, Cyprus confirmed its first two cases: a 25-year-old man from Limassol who had returned from Italy and a 64-year-old health professional from Nicosia who had returned from the UK.[1]

On 21 March, the first death was confirmed.[2][3]

On 30 April, 7 new cases were confirmed.[4] According to the updated statistics released by the Ministry of Health, a total of 296 people have recovered.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Michael, Peter (2020-03-09). "BREAKING NEWS: Two cases of coronavirus confirmed". Cyprus Mail. Retrieved 2020-03-09.
  2. "Cyprus reports its first coronavirus death - health ministry". Reuters. 2020-03-21. Retrieved 2020-03-27.
  3. Michael, Peter (21 March 2020). "Nine new confirmed cases, one a nurse from Paphos hospital". Cyprus Mail.
  4. "Seven new confirmed cases". REPORTER. Retrieved 2020-04-30.
  5. "Moving on to the next phase - The statistics". REPORTER. Retrieved 2020-04-30.