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Cyprus / Covid19: One death and 2,225 new cases from 85,303 tests - At 2.61% the positivity rate

The Ministry of Health announces that today, January 30, 2022 :

– 1 death from COVID-19 was reported, bringing the total number of deaths to 731.

– 211 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, of which 74 are in serious condition. 76.31% of patients do not have a history of vaccination.

– 19 post-COVID patients who have ceased to be infectious (declassified cases), continue to be treated intubated in a serious condition due to COVID in an Intensive Care Unit.

– A total of 85,303 disease detection tests have been performed by the molecular method (PCR) and the antigen rapid test method.

– 2,225 (positivity rate: 2.61%) 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 253,350.

The current results are detailed.

A. Deaths from COVID-19 disease:

The 1st death reported with the ultimate cause of death attributed to COVID-19 is related to:

– An 88-year-old man who died on January 29 at the Nicosia General Hospital.

Therefore, the total number of deaths with a final cause of COVID-19 is 731, of which:

457 men (62.5%), and

– 274 women (37.5%).

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

B. Patients:

In total, 211 patients with COVID-19 are treated in OKYPY hospitals, of which 74 are in serious condition or in MAF conditions.

Of the 74 patients in serious condition, 32 are intubated, 8 are admitted to an intravenous intensive care unit and 34 to an intensive care unit.

The situation in the hospitals is as follows:

Hospital

Chamber

Number of Patients

Famagusta

(52 patients)

COVID chamber

42

Intensive Care Unit

10

Nicosia

(24 patients)

COVID chamber

18

Intensive Care Unit

6

Limassol

(42 patients)

COVID chamber

32

Intensive Care Unit

10

Paphos

(20 patients)

COVID chamber

16

Intensive Care Unit

4

Larnaca

(21 patients)

COVID chamber

17

Intensive Care Unit

4

Blessed

(16 patients)

COVID chamber

16

Intensive Care Units

(40 patients)

Intubated

32

Except for a respirator

8

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

Of the 85,303 diagnoses made, 4,542 were made by the molecular method (PCR) and 80,761 by the method of antigen rapid detection (antigen rapid test), 2,225 cases of COVID-19 were identified, which resulted as follows:

  • 39 cases from 466 samples received through the process of tracking contacts of already confirmed cases.
  • 61 cases from 2,623 samples taken as part of a passenger check at Larnaca and Paphos Airports.
  • 97 cases from 1,070 samples taken through private initiative.
  • 6 cases from 179 samples taken from the Microbiological Laboratories of the General Hospitals.
  • 863 cases from 30,796 samples tested by the antigen rapid test method in private clinical laboratories and pharmacies.
  • 1,156 cases from 49,965 samples examined by the antigen rapid test method through the program of the Ministry of Health.
  • 3 cases from 204 samples received under the program of referrals by Personal Doctors and control of special groups 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

19,654

356

Limassol

10,108

205

Larnaca

8,286

240

Paphos

5,502

127

Famagusta

2,718

84

Nursing Homes

Nicosia

151

3

Limassol

101

8

Larnaca

64

9

Closed Structures

1,678

13

Tracking

1,703

111

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.

(AF)

Source: politis.com.cy

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