The Ministry of Health announces that today, January 25, 2022:
– 3 deaths from COVID-19 were reported, bringing the total number of deaths to 716.
– 223 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, of which 71 are in serious condition. 73.43% of the patients do not have a history of vaccination.
– 25 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 99,308 disease detection tests have been performed with the molecular method (PCR) and the antigen rapid detection method (antigen rapid test).
– 2,546 (positivity rate: 2.56%) new cases of COVID-19 disease were detected by molecular tests (PCR) and antigen rapid tests, bringing the total number of cases to 241,319.
The current results are detailed.
A. Deaths from COVID-19 disease:
The 3 deaths announced with the ultimate cause of death attributed to COVID-19 disease, relate to:
– A woman, 86 years old, who ended up on January 24 at the General Hospital of Famagusta.
– A woman, 85 years old, who ended up on January 25 at the Paphos General Hospital.
– An 88-year-old man who died on January 25 at the Limassol General Hospital.
Therefore, the total number of deaths with a final cause of COVID-19 is 716, of which:
448 men (62.6%), and
– 268 women (37.4%).
The average age of those who die from the disease is 76.1 years.
In total, 223 patients with COVID-19 are treated in OKYPY hospitals, of which 71 are in serious condition or in MAF conditions.
Of the 71 patients who are in serious condition, 27 are intubated, 5 are hospitalized in an intensive care unit and 39 in an intensive care unit.
The situation in the hospitals is as follows:
Nursing Room Number of Patients
(55 patients) COVID Ward 43 Intensive Care Unit 12
(36 patients) COVID Ward 28 Intensive Care Unit 8
Limassol (50 patients) COVID Chamber 37 Intensive Care Unit 13
(14 patients) COVID Chamber 12 Intensive Care Unit 2
(29 patients) COVID Ward 25 Intensive Care Unit 4
(7 patients) COVID ward 7
Intensive Care Units
(32 patients) Intubated 27 Out of ventilator 5
C. Positive cases COVID-19 (PCR test and rapid antigen test):
Of the 99,308 diagnoses made, 6,465 were made by the molecular method (PCR) and 92,843 by the antigen rapid test, 2,546 cases of COVID-19 were identified, which resulted as follows:
· 105 cases from 543 samples received through the process of tracking contacts of already confirmed cases.
· 70 cases from 2,286 samples taken as part of a passenger check at Larnaca and Paphos Airports.
· 341 cases from 3,175 samples taken through private initiative.
· 19 cases from 324 samples taken from the Microbiological Laboratories of the General Hospitals.
· 1,186 cases from 41,718 samples tested by the antigen rapid test method in private clinical laboratories and pharmacies.
· 830 cases from 51,125 samples that were examined with 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:
· 0 cases from 192 samples received under the program of referrals by Personal Physicians 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 7,601 190
Limassol 3,316 118
Larnaca 2,646 81
Paphos 1,774 56
Famagusta 962 31
Aging Nicosia 609 10 Limassol 338 8 Larnaca 175 1 Paphos 18 3
Education Nicosia 8,285 56 Limassol 5,452 44 Larnaca 3,248 28 Paphos 2685 23 Famagusta 1105 4 Nicosia 2,828 9
Secondary Education Limassol 1,733 15 Larnaca 1,668 21 Paphos 1,357 11 Famagusta 687 3
Closed Structures 1987 13
Tracking 1314 99
Special Schools 59 0
Test to Stay 378 3
Government Services 900 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.