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Cyprus records 29 new COVID-19 cases, experts warn the road ahead is long
CNA - Nicosia, Cyprus 07/04/2020 19:07

Twenty-nine new coronavirus cases were announced on Tuesday in Cyprus with the total of confirmed cases rising to 495.

Authorities said that 22 of the cases came from tracing contacts of confirmed cases, three were detected from 371 tests held at Paphos during the last two days and four cases are being investigated. Today’s 29 cases were detected from a total of 1,353 tests.

Speaking during a press conference, at the Ministry of Health, Dr. Leontios Kostrikis, member of the Advisory Body on the pandemic, said today’s cases are in line with the government’s estimates that the road ahead is long but it is the right one.

Dr. Kostrikis said the results are not accidental but “are attributed to the strict tracing strategy and the effectiveness of the restrictive movement measures. These days are especially crucial and will determine the result for


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