The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics has so far carried out more than 9,000 coronavirus tests took place since the first cases were recorded on the island on March 9, it announced on Monday.
It said a total of 9,020 tests have been carried out at the molecular virology department in four weeks.
The institute’s virology department collaborates with the health ministry’s epidemiological surveillance unit according to the protocol of the European Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (ECDC) and the World Health Organization.
The health ministry informs all the people being tested about the results.
Realising the urgency of the situation, the institute supports the state through offering their services to manage the coronavirus pandemic, the announcement said.