COVID-19 pandemic in Northern Cyprus
|COVID-19 pandemic in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus|
|Location||Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus|
|First outbreak||Wuhan, China|
|Arrival date||10 March 2020|
(1 year, 3 months and 6 days)
The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached Northern Cyprus, officially the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (the Turkish-Cypriot-controlled de facto state made up of the north of the island), in March 2020.
On 12 March, the country's second case was confirmed, being the spouse of the German tourist who became the first person diagnosed with COVID-19.
On 28 March, the first person died from COVID-19.
On May 11 the last coronavirus patient has been discharged from hospital and there is no active case left.
References[change | change source]
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- "KKTC'de Cumhurbaşkanlığı seçimleri 6 ay erteleniyor". CNN Türk (in Turkish). Archived from the original on 17 March 2020. Retrieved 2020-03-20.
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