The first coronavirus case has been reported in Greek Cypriot sector, according to local media. 

Out of 42 people tested for coronavirus, two have tested positive, according to reports, adding that the Greek Cypriot health minister will soon speak on the issue.

The coronavirus has spread to over 90 countries, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

There are apparently as yet no cases of coronavirus in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), making the Greek Cypriot case the first on the divided Mediterranean island.

Last week, over fear of the virus, Greek Cypriots closed some of the

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