Two deaths and 2,907 new cases from 117,045 disease detection tests were announced by the Ministry of Health, with the positivity rate being 2.48%.
Specifically, the Ministry of Health announces that today, February 4, 2022:
- 2 deaths were reported from COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths to 740.
- 218 COVID-19 patients are being treated, of which 61 are in serious condition. 72.48% of patients do not have a history of vaccination.
- 21 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 117,045 disease detection tests have been performed by the molecular method (PCR) and the antigen rapid detection method (antigen rapid test).
- 2,907 (positivity rate: 2.48%) 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 266,823. The total number has been updated based on the data of the National Epidemiological Risk Report published today. A relevant announcement has been issued with an update.
The current results are detailed.
A. Deaths from COVID-19 disease:
The 2 deaths announced with the ultimate cause of death attributed to COVID-19 disease, relate to:
– An 85-year-old man who died on February 3 at Larnaca General Hospital.
– A woman, aged 80, who ended up on February 3 in the Intensive Care Unit of the General Hospital of Nicosia.
Based on the data of the National Epidemiological Risk Report, two more deaths have been announced that were declared overdue, and concern:
– A 53-year-old man, who ended up on January 28 in the Intensive Care Unit of the Nicosia General Hospital.
– Woman, aged 63, who ended up on April 8, 2021 in the Department of Accidents and Emergencies of Larnaca General Hospital.
Therefore, the total number of deaths with a final cause of COVID-19 is 740, of which:
- 462 men (62.4%), and
- 278 women (37.6%).
The average age of those who die from the disease is 76.2 years.
In total, 218 patients with COVID-19 are treated in OKYPY hospitals, of which 61 are in serious condition or in MAF conditions.
Of the 61 patients who are in serious condition, 27 are intubated, 6 are hospitalized in an intravenous intensive care unit and 28 in an intensive care unit.
The situation in the hospitals is as follows:
|Hospital||Chamber||Number of Patients|
|Intensive Care Unit||8|
|Intensive Care Unit||3|
|Intensive Care Unit||11|
|Intensive Care Unit||4|
|Intensive Care Unit||2|
| Intensive Care Units
|Except for a respirator||6|
C. Positive cases COVID -19 (PCR test and rapid antigen test):
Of the 117,045 diagnoses made, 6,015 were made by the molecular method (PCR) and 111,030 by the antigen rapid test method, 2907 cases of COVID-19 were identified, which resulted as follows:
- 54 cases from 496 samples taken through the process of tracking contacts of already confirmed cases.
- 34 cases from 2,477 samples taken as part of a passenger check at Larnaca and Paphos Airports.
- 337 cases from 2,487 samples taken through private initiative.
- 41 cases from 408 samples taken from the Microbiological Laboratories of the General Hospitals.
- 1,528 cases from 50,062 samples tested by the antigen rapid test method in private clinical laboratories and pharmacies.
- 910 cases from 60,968 samples that were examined by the method of antigen rapid test through the program of the Ministry of Health.
- 3 cases from 147 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|
|Test to Stay||6,237||75|
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.
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