Latest COVID-19 figures in the TRNC

Eklenme Tarihi: 20 Kasım 2020

Health Minister Ali Pilli announced seven new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, following 1,125 diagnostic tests carried out.

Pilli said that four of the cases who tested positive arrived into the country via air, one via ferry while the two other cases were through local transmission.

Nine people who have recovered were also discharged from hospital.

Speaking to the TAK news agency on Thursday, Pilli said that the fight against COVID-19 was going well in the country.

He however warned that the global pandemic was not over yet and that stricter measures could be implemented if there was a spike in case numbers.

Pilli explained that the trial period for electronic wristbands for those required to quarantine or self-isolate was continuing, adding that the system would be introduced if the necessary conditions were met.

He also reminded that the current mandatory requirement for individuals to be placed in quarantine facilities has been extended to November 30.

Meanwhile, South Cyprus on the other hand is experiencing an increase in the COVID-19 cases with 226 cases reported in the last 24 hours.