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2 Deaths and 126 new cases today

Announcement from the Ministry of Health

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The Ministry of Health announces that today, September 14, 2021:

- Two people died of COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths to 534.

- 103 COVID-19 patients are being treated, of which 43 are in serious condition. 79.62% of patients do not have a history of vaccination.

- 9 post-COVID patients who have ceased to be infectious (declassified cases), continue to be hospitalized in intubated condition due to COVID in Intensive Care Units.

- A total of 28,536 tests have been performed to detect the disease by the molecular method (PCR) and the method of rapid antigen detection (antigen rapid test).

- 126 (positivity rate: 0.44%) 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 118,216.

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 73-year-old man who died on September 13 at Paphos General Hospital.

- A man, aged 70, who ended up on September 13 in the Intensive Care Unit of the General Hospital of Nicosia.

Therefore, the total number of deaths with a final cause of COVID-19 is 534, of which:

343 men (64%), and

- 191 women (36%).

The average age of those who die from the disease is 76.3 years.

B. Patients:

In total, 103 patients with COVID-19 are treated in OKYPY hospitals, of which 43 are in serious condition or in MAF conditions.

Of the 43 patients in serious condition, 18 are intubated, two are admitted to an intravenous intensive care unit and 23 to an intensive care unit.

The situation in the hospitals is as follows:

Hospital

Chamber

Number of Patients

Famagusta

(23 patients)

COVID chamber

17

Intensive Care Unit

6

Nicosia

(16 patients)

COVID chamber

14

Intensive Care Unit

2

Limassol

(29 patients)

COVID chamber

16

Intensive Care Unit

13

Larnaca

(8 patients)

COVID chamber

8

Paphos

(7 patients)

COVID chamber

5

Intensive Care Unit

2

Intensive Care Units

(20 patients)

Intubated

18

Except for a respirator

2

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

Of the 28,536 diagnoses made today, 3,792 were made by the molecular method (PCR) and 24,744 by the antigen rapid test method, 126 cases of COVID-19 were identified, which resulted as follows:

  • 46 cases out of 316 samples received through the process of tracking contacts of already confirmed cases.
  • 7 cases of 1,818 samples taken as part of a passenger check at Larnaca and Paphos Airports.
  • 9 cases from 1,236 samples taken through private initiative.
  • 3 cases from 153 samples taken from the Microbiological Laboratories of the General Hospitals.
  • 15 cases from 5,201 samples tested by the antigen rapid test method in private clinical laboratories and pharmacies.
  • 46 cases from 19,543 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:

  • 264 samples taken under the program of referrals by Personal Physicians and control of special groups through the Public Health Clinics.
  • 5 samples taken from the tests in closed structures.

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

2,967

4

Limassol

1,053

9

Larnaca

858

6

Paphos

539

10

Famagusta

476

6

Retirement Homes

Nicosia

541

0

Limassol

353

0

Larnaca

137

0

Secondary Education

Nicosia

4,228

2

Limassol

3,113

7

Larnaca

2,351

1

Paphos

1,697

0

Famagusta

833

1

Closed Structures

134

0

Tourist control - PASYXE

59

0

Passenger sampling at airports

204

0

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