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Cyprus / Covid19: No deaths, 2,536 cases from 106,890 tests - 226 patients hospitalized

The Ministry of Health announces that today, January 27, 2022 :

  • No deaths of patients with a final cause of death of COVID-19 were recorded, and therefore the total number of deaths remains at 724.
  • 226 COVID-19 patients are being treated, of which 76 are in serious condition. 77.44% of patients do not have a history of vaccination.
  • 17 post-COVID patients who have ceased to be infectious (declassified cases) continue to be hospitalized in intensive care due to COVID in an Intensive Care Unit.
  • A total of 106,890 disease detection tests have been performed by the molecular method (PCR) and the antigen rapid detection method (antigen rapid test).
  • 2,536 (positivity rate: 2.37%) new cases of COVID-19 disease were detected by molecular tests (PCR) and antigen rapid test (antigen rapid test), bringing the total number of cases to 246,354.

The current results are detailed.


A. Deaths from COVID-19 disease:

No deaths of COVID-19 patients were reported. Therefore, the total number of final causes of COVID-19 disease remains 724, of which:

  • 450 men (62.2%), and
  • 274 women (37.8%).

The average age of those who die from the disease is 76.2 years.

B. Patients:

In total, 226 patients with COVID-19 are treated in OKYPY hospitals, of which 76 are in serious condition or in MAF conditions.

Of the 76 patients in serious condition, 36 are intubated, 2 are admitted to an intravenous intensive care unit and 38 to an intensive care unit.

The situation in the hospitals is as follows:

Hospital Chamber Number of Patients

(50 patients)

COVID chamber 39
Intensive Care Unit 11

(30 patients)

COVID chamber 24
Intensive Care Unit 6

(46 patients)

COVID chamber 33
Intensive Care Unit 13

(20 patients)

COVID chamber 16
Intensive Care Unit 4

(29 patients)

COVID chamber 25
Intensive Care Unit 4

(13 patients)

COVID chamber 13
Intensive Care Units

(38 patients)

Intubated 36
Except for a respirator 2


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

Of the 106,890 diagnoses made, 6,000 were made by the molecular method (PCR) and 100,890 by the antigen rapid test, 2,536 cases of COVID-19 were identified, which resulted in the following:

  • 51 cases from 415 samples received through the process of tracking contacts of already confirmed cases.
  • 51 cases from 2,573 samples taken as part of a passenger check at Larnaca and Paphos Airports.
  • 307 cases from 2,810 samples taken through private initiative.
  • 12 cases from 177 samples taken from the Microbiological Laboratories of the General Hospitals.
  • 1,319 cases from 46,302 samples tested by the antigen rapid test method in private clinical laboratories and pharmacies.
  • 796 cases from 54,588 samples that were examined by the method of antigen rapid test through the program of the Ministry of Health.

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

  • Cases from 25 samples received under the program of referrals by Personal Physicians and control of special teams through the Public Health Clinics.

In detail, the rapid antigen tests (rapid test) through the program of the Ministry of Health were carried out today as follows:

Province / Sector Test number Number of positives
Nicosia 8,279 196
Limassol 3,641 84
Larnaca 2,731 93
Paphos 1,876 47
Famagusta 1,156 25
Nursing Homes Nicosia 474 14
Limassol 320 16
Larnaca 171 18
Famagusta 48 0
Primary Education Nicosia 8,034 33
Limassol 6,332 38
Larnaca 3,744 25
Paphos 2,256 9
Famagusta 1,136 10
Secondary Education Nicosia 3,236 12
Limassol 1,762 11
Larnaca 1,201 7
Paphos 578 2
Famagusta 535 13
Closed Structures 2,010 9
Tracking 1,070 100
Special schools 818 3
Test to Stay 2,127 28
Government / Municipal Services 1,053 3

The figures mentioned in the announcement are indicative and may vary based on the final and up-to-date data sent in the context of the National Epidemiological Risk Report published every second Friday.

Source: politis.com.cy

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