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144 new cases of COVID-19, no deaths on Friday

The Health Ministry announced 144 new Coronavirus cases out of 55,413 PCR and rapid antigen tests on Friday, 8 October, taking confirmed infections to 121,136.

The 144 cases through PCR and rapid tests are as follows:

  • 19 from the process of tracing of already confirmed cases (323 tests today)
  • 10 from tests conducted within the framework of checking passengers at Larnaca and Paphos Airports (2,722 tests today)
  • 30 through private initiative (1,827 tests today)
  • Two taken within the framework of public hospital labs (195 tests today)
  • 57 from antigen rapid tests conducted privately (29,971 tests today)
  • 26 confirmed cases found through 20,235 antigen rapid tests.

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

  • 140 tests taken within the framework of GP referral programs

Analytically the 26 confirmed cases from the antigen rapid tests:

  Confirmed Cases
Larnaca 6
Limassol 2
Nicosia 5
Paphos 3
Famagusta 1
Old people’s homes 0
Schools 8
National Guard 0
Closed structures 0
Sampling at airports 1

In total, 13 patients with SARS-CoV-2 are being treated at the Famagusta General Hospital including four in the Increased Care Unit. Moreover, 12 patients are being treated at the COVID-19 unit of the Nicosia General Hospital and two in the Increased Care Unit.

Some 11 patients are being treated at the COVID-19 unit of the Limassol General Hospital and two 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, two patients are being treated at the COVID-19 Unit of the Makarion Hospital. Finally, 11 patients are being treated in the ICUs.

 

 

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