Health Ministry on Friday announced an updated number of deaths due to COVID-19. The deceased reached 971 and not 952 as it was said yesterday in the cases announced. The Ministry clarified that the new number is due to revised figures in the database and following a double check with numbers of the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit.
The deceased (19) are 7 male and 12 female between the ages of 53 and 97 who passed away in the period between May 2021 and February 2022.
The Ministry says that the update of figures takes place frequently in an attempt to provide accurate information to the public, on the basis of transparency.