COVID-19 pandemic in Northern Cyprus

COVID-19 pandemic in Northern Cyprus
DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
LocationTurkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
First outbreakWuhan, Hubei, China[1]
Index caseNorth Nicosia
Arrival date10 March 2020
(1 year, 8 months, 3 weeks and 2 days)
Confirmed cases5,746[2]
Active cases796[2]
Recovered4,922[3]
Deaths
28[2]
Fatality rate0.49%[2]
Government website
Official website

The COVID-19 pandemic in Northern Cyprus is part of the ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).

The first case in Northern Cyprus was recorded on 10 March, when a local returned home from a trip to Europe.[4] The first death due to COVID-19 in the country occurred on 28 March.[4]

As of 21 April 2021,[5] Northern Cyprus has 5,746 confirmed cases, 4,922 recoveries, 28 deaths, and a death rate of 87 per million people, one of the lowest rates globally.[6][7]

As of 16 April 2021, Northern Cyprus's observed case-fatality rate stands at 0.52%, the 139th highest rate globally.[8][9]

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  2. ^ a b c d "Kuzey Kıbrıs Covid-19 günlük Tablo". Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti Sağlık Bakanlığı. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  3. ^ "KUZEY KIBRIS COVID-19 GÜNLÜK TABLO". saglik.gov.ct.tr. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  4. ^ a b Cantekin, Kayahan (24 March 2020). "Turkey: Government Takes Extraordinary Administrative Measures for the Coronavirus Pandemic". www.loc.gov. Library of Congress. Retrieved 8 December 2020.
  5. ^ "Türkiye Günlük Koronavirüs Tablosu". Ministry of Health. 11 April 2021. Retrieved 12 April 2021.
  6. ^ "Coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths worldwide per one million population as of April 21, 2021, by country". Statista. 21 April 2021. Retrieved 21 April 2021.
  7. ^ "Mortality Analyses". Johns Hopkins University. Retrieved 21 April 2021.
  8. ^ "Mortality Analyses". Johns Hopkins University. 12 April 2021. Retrieved 13 April 2021.
  9. ^ Hasell, Joe; Ortiz-Ospina, Esteban; Ritchie, Hannah; Roser, Max (12 April 2021). "Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19)". Our World in Data. Retrieved 13 April 2021.

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