LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus 

The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) confirmed on Tuesday the third death in the country due to the novel coronavirus.

A 74-year-old TRNC citizen succumbed to the virus in Lefkosa, the Health Ministry said in a statement.

The patient suffered from hypertension, ischemic heart disease and diabetes.

On March 10, the first coronavirus case in the TRNC was diagnosed in a German female tourist.

As of March 23, partial curfew in the TRNC entered into force.

TRNC has conducted over 3,100 COVID-19 tests and there are a total of 92 cases in the

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