In the context of the annual recording of data by the Health Monitoring Unit, the Ministry of Health has updated its database on patient deaths, having recorded and verified all data reported in previous months to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit.
As part of this screening, it appears that the total number of patients who died with the ultimate cause of COVID-19 disease until February 17, 2022 is 814 and not 802, as stated in yesterday's daily announcement.
Specifically , the 12 deaths declared overdue relate to:
1. Woman, 85 years old, who passed away on 09/01/2021
2. 66-year-old woman who passed away on 19/01/2021
3. An 85-year-old woman who passed away on 11/02/2021
4. An 80-year-old woman who passed away on 25/02/2021
5. An 82-year-old man who passed away on 26/02/2021
6. A 61-year-old man who passed away on 29/03/2021
7. 69-year-old woman who passed away on 29/04/2021
8. A 65-year-old man who passed away on 13/07/2021
9. A 46-year-old man who passed away on 07/26/2021
10. 91-year-old woman who passed away on 12/08/2021
11. An 81-year-old woman who passed away on 21/08/2021
12. A 95-year-old man who passed away on 28/08/2021
Therefore, from today's daily announcement, new deaths with an underlying cause of death, COVID-19, will be added to the total of 814. Of these, 507 are men and 307 women.
The Ministry Health updates its databases at regular intervals, with the aim of correct and complete recording of epidemiological surveillance data. For the sake of transparency, the Ministry of Health will inform about any new data it records.
A total of 300,357 COVID-19 cases, as revealed after a data check
The total number of COVID-19 cases recorded in Cyprus from the beginning of the pandemic until February 17, 2022, amounts to 300,357, the Ministry of Health states in an announcement, after checking the data.
Specifically, the Ministry. Health has corrected the total number of COVID-19 cases recorded in the country since the beginning of the pandemic, until February 17, 2022, stating that they amount to 300,357 cases.
The correction, as noted by the Ministry, emerged after an audit, which was carried out in preparation for the national report with the analysis of epidemiological data, which includes updating the database in which cases are recorded, with all the data reported in previous months to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit./p>
Through this audit, it emerged that the number of cases as of February 14 is 292,962 and not 293,040 (as reported in yesterday's regular update). Consequently, the Ministry explains, from today's daily announcement, the new incidents will be added to the total number of 300,357.
The practice of updating the databases, adds the Ministry. Health, is applied by all states at regular intervals, both for the purpose of transparency and for the correct and complete recording of epidemiological surveillance data.