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Three deaths, 174 new cases

Announcement from the Ministry of Health, Thursday the 9th of September

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The Ministry of Health announces that today, September 9, 2021:

- Three people died of COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths to 526.

- 119 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, of which 37 are in serious condition. 80.68% of patients do not have a history of vaccination.

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

- A total of 56,956 disease detection tests have been performed with the molecular method (PCR) and the method of antigen rapid detection (antigen rapid test).

- 174 (positivity rate: 0.31%) 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 117,553.

The current results are detailed.

A. Deaths from COVID-19 disease:

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

- A 99-year-old man who died on September 8 at the Limassol General Hospital.

- A woman, 74 years old, who ended up on September 8 at the Limassol General Hospital.

- A 64-year-old man who ended up today in the Intensive Care Unit of the Nicosia General Hospital.

Therefore, the total number of deaths with a final cause of COVID-19 is 526, of which:

339 men (64%), and

- 187 women (36%).

The average age of those who die from the disease is 76.4 years.

B. Patients:

In total, 119 patients with COVID-19 are treated in OKYPY hospitals, of which 37 are in serious condition or with MAF conditions.

Of the 37 patients in serious condition, 16 are intubated, two are admitted to an intravenous intensive care unit and 19 to an intensive care unit.

The situation in the hospitals is as follows:

Hospital

Chamber

Number of Patients

Famagusta

(25 patients)

COVID chamber

21

Intensive Care Unit

4

Nicosia

(16 patients)

COVID chamber

15

Intensive Care Unit

1

Limassol

(30 patients)

COVID chamber

21

Intensive Care Unit

9

Larnaca

(15 patients)

COVID chamber

13

Intensive Care Unit

2

Paphos

(14 patients)

COVID chamber

11

Intensive Care Unit

3

Blessed

(1 patient)

COVID chamber

1

Intensive Care Units

(18 patients)

Intubated

16

Except for a respirator

2

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

Of the 56,956 diagnoses made today, 4,796 were made by the molecular method (PCR) and 52,160 by the antigen rapid test (antigen rapid test), 174 cases of COVID-19 were identified, which resulted as follows:

  • 17 cases out of 181 samples received through the process of tracking contacts of already confirmed cases.
  • 8 cases from 2,353 samples taken as part of a passenger check at Larnaca and Paphos Airports.
  • 30 cases from 2,041 samples taken through private initiative.
  • 8 cases from 148 samples taken from the Microbiological Laboratories of the General Hospitals.
  • 82 cases from 31,342 samples tested by the antigen rapid test method in private clinical laboratories and pharmacies.
  • 29 cases from 20,818 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:

  • 63 samples taken under the program of referrals by Personal Physicians and control of special groups through the Public Health Clinics.
  • 10 samples taken during the control of 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

3,747

9

Limassol

1,633

5

Larnaca

1,067

4

Paphos

662

2

Famagusta

533

2

Retirement Homes

Nicosia

558

0

Limassol

191

0

Famagusta

90

4

Secondary Education

Nicosia

4,285

0

Limassol

3,110

1

Larnaca

2,225

1

Paphos

1,373

0

Famagusta

505

0

Closed Structures

184

0

National Guard

438

1

Tourist control - PASYXE

44

0

Passenger sampling at airports

173

0

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