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The Ministry of Health announces that today, June 7, 2021:

  • One person has died of COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths to 364.
  • 47 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, of which 18 are in serious condition.
  • A total of 46,611 disease detection tests have been performed with the molecular method (PCR) and the antigen rapid test method.
  • 80 (positivity rate: 0.17%) new cases of COVID-19 were detected by molecular tests (PCR) and antigen rapid tests, bringing the total number of cases to 72,859 .

The current results are detailed.

A. Deaths from COVID-19 disease:

One person who died with the ultimate cause of death attributed to COVID-19 is:

  • A 70-year-old man who ended up in the Intensive Care Unit of the Nicosia General Hospital.

Thus, the total number of deaths with a final cause of COVID-19 is 364, of which:

  • 242 men (66%), and
  • 122 women (34%).

The average age of those who die from the disease is 78 years.

B. Patients:

In total, 47 patients with COVID-19 are treated in OKYPY hospitals, of which 18 are in serious condition or in MAF conditions.

Of the 18 patients in serious condition, 11 are intubated, one is admitted to an intravenous intensive care unit and six to an intensive care unit.

The situation in the hospitals is as follows:

Hospital Chamber Number of Patients

(11 patients)

COVID chamber 8
Intensive Care Unit 3

(21 patients)

COVID chamber 8
Intensive Care Unit 1
Intensive Care Unit 12 (1 out of ventilator)

(15 patients)

COVID chamber 13
Intensive Care Unit 2

C. Positive cases COVID -19 (PCR test and rapid antigen test):

Of the 46,611 diagnoses made today, 7,271 were made by the molecular method (PCR) and 39,340 by the antigen rapid test, 80 cases of COVID-19 were identified, which resulted as follows:

  • 11 cases from 167 samples taken through the process of tracking contacts of already confirmed cases.
  • 5 cases of 4,000 samples taken as part of a passenger check at Larnaca and Paphos Airports.
  • 21 cases from 2,442 samples taken through private initiative.
  • 4 cases from 357 samples taken from the Microbiological Laboratories of the General Hospitals.
  • 8 cases from 1,532 samples tested by the antigen rapid test method in private clinical laboratories and pharmacies.
  • 31 cases from 37,808 samples tested by the antigen rapid test method.

In addition, the following tests were performed without detecting a case:

  • 304 samples taken under the program of referrals by Personal Physicians and control of special groups through the Public Health Clinics.
  • 1 sample taken from the inhabitants of Kato Pyrgos Tillirias.

In detail, the rapid antigen tests (rapid test) were performed today as follows:

Province / Sector Test number Number of positives Percentage of positivity
Nicosia 12,145 15 0.12%
Limassol 8,064 10 0.12%
Larnaca 4,672 2 0.04%
Paphos 3,456 0
Famagusta 2,372 1 0.04%
Retirement Homes Nicosia 269 0
Paphos 229 0
Famagusta 128 0
Limassol Industrial Area 363 0
Strovolos Industrial Area 236 0
Education 5,179 1
Special schools 409 0
National Guard 286 2

Source: 24h.com.cy

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