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Cyprus / Covid19: Two deaths and 427 new cases from 11,576 tests

The Ministry of Health announces that today, January 7, 2021:

  • Two people have died of COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths to 140.
  • 196 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, of which 49 are in serious condition.
  • A total of 11,576 disease detection tests have been performed with the molecular method (PCR) and the antigen rapid test method.
  • 427 new cases of COVID-19 disease were detected by molecular tests (PCR) and antigen rapid tests, bringing the total number of cases to 26,208 .

The current results are detailed.

 

A. Deaths from COVID-19 disease:

 The two people who died with the ultimate cause of death attributed to COVID-19 are:

  • A woman, 79 years old, with underlying diseases, who was hospitalized in the Intensive Care Unit of the General Hospital of Nicosia.
  • Man, 63 years old, without underlying diseases, who ended up in his house.

Therefore, the total number of deaths with a final cause of COVID-19 is 140, of which:

  • 94 men (67%), and
  • 46 women (33%).

The average age of those who die from the disease is 80 years.

B. Patients:

 In total, 196 patients with COVID-19 are treated in OKYPY hospitals, of which 49 are in serious condition or in MAF conditions.

Of the 49 patients who are critical, 26 are intubated, six are admitted to an intravenous intensive care unit and 17 to an intensive care unit.

The situation in the hospitals is as follows:

Hospital Chamber Number of Patients
Famagusta (70 patients) Intensive Care Unit 5
COVID chamber 65
Nicosia

(71 patients)

Intensive Care Unit 32 (6 out of ventilator)
COVID chamber 33
Intensive Care Unit 6
Limassol

(50 patients)

COVID chamber 44
Intensive Care Unit 6
Blessed

(5 patients)

COVID chamber 5

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

Of the 11,576 laboratory diagnoses performed today, 2,527 were made by the molecular method (PCR) and 9,049 by the antigen rapid test method, 427 cases of COVID-19 were identified, which resulted as follows:

  • 101 cases from 757 samples taken through the process of tracking contacts of already confirmed cases.
  • 32 cases from 620 samples taken through private initiative.
  • 31 cases from 495 samples taken from the Microbiological Laboratories of the General Hospitals.
  • 263 cases from 9,049 samples examined by the antigen rapid test method.

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

  • 517 samples taken as part of a passenger check at Larnaca and Paphos Airports.
  • 40 samples taken as part of a re-inspection carried out on the 7th day after the arrival of persons who have returned from the United Kingdom and are in a mandatory restriction in hotels in the Republic.
  • 98 samples taken under the program of referrals by Personal Physicians and control of special groups through the Public Health Clinics.

In detail, the rapid antigen test (rapid test) was performed today as follows:

Province Sampling points Test number Number of positives
Limassol Central area 365 10
Capsule 467 22
Germasogeia 257 17
Polemidia 552 35
Pelendri 377 17
Total: 2 , 018 101
Positiveness rate: 5 %
Larnaca Central area – Point A. 407 16
Central area – Point B. 199 5
Central area – Point C. 352 4
Aradippou 328 11
Meadows 374 15
Total: 1,660 51
Positiveness rate: 3.07 %
Nicosia Strovolos – Point A. 461 10
Strovolos – Point B. 542 14
Lakatamia 482 12
Hugging 363 7
Palouriotissa 332 12
Saint Dometius 217 2
Aglantzia 477 3
Lythrodontas 347 4
Total: 3,221 64
Positiveness rate: 1.99 %
Paphos Central area – Point A. 272 8
Central area – Point B. 235 10
Smurf 76 0
Kathikas 132 0
Ίνεια 112 7
Total: 827 25
Positiveness rate: 3.02 %
Famagusta Paralimni – Point A. 171 6
Paralimni – Point B. 154 3
Total: 325 9
Positiveness rate: 2.77 %
Retirement Homes / Roofs Nicosia 516 5
Limassol 170 0
Larnaca 53 6
National Guard National Guard camps throughout Cyprus 185 2
Closed structures 74 0

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Source: politis.com.cy

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