Another 1,242 new Covid-19 infections and one death were traced in the last week, the health ministry said on Friday.

The death concerned a 95-year-old woman who died on April 4, which brings the death toll to 1,350 according to the health ministry’s report.

It added that there are 50 people hospitalised with coronavirus, three of whom are intubated in serious condition.

The new cases were traced from a total of 51,855 rapid and PCR tests, resulting in a positivity rate of 2.39 per cent.

To date, 656,904 coronavirus cases have been detected in Cyprus.