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134 new cases of COVID-19, no deaths on Saturday

The Health Ministry announced 134 new Coronavirus cases out of 46,046 PCR and rapid antigen tests on Saturday, 9 October, taking confirmed infections to 121,270.

The 134 cases through PCR and rapid tests are as follows:

  • Three from the process of tracing of already confirmed cases (24 tests today)
  • 14 from tests conducted within the framework of checking passengers at Larnaca and Paphos Airports (2,543 tests today)
  • 41 through private initiative (1,861 tests today)
  • Four taken within the framework of public hospital labs (166 tests today)
  • 46 from antigen rapid tests conducted privately (31,479 tests today)
  • 26 confirmed cases found through 9,961 antigen rapid tests.

Additionally the following tests have taken place without any confirmed cases found:

  • 11 tests taken within the framework of GP referral programs
  • One test taken within the framework of checking closed structures

Analytically the 26 confirmed cases from the antigen rapid tests:

  Confirmed Cases
Larnaca 5
Limassol 4
Nicosia 8
Paphos 8
Famagusta 1
Old people’s homes 0
Schools 0
National Guard 0
Closed structures 0
Sampling at airports 0

In total, 13 patients with SARS-CoV-2 are being treated at the Famagusta General Hospital including four in the Increased Care Unit. Moreover, 11 patients are being treated at the COVID-19 unit of the Nicosia General Hospital and two in the Increased Care Unit.

Some six patients are being treated at the COVID-19 unit of the Limassol General Hospital and five in the Increased Care Unit. Also 10 patients are being treated at the COVID-19 unit of the Paphos General Hospital and one patient is being treated at the Increased Care Unit. Furthermore, one patient is being treated at the COVID-19 Unit of the Makarion Hospital. Finally, 11 patients are being treated in the ICUs.

 

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