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252 new cases of COVID-19, no deaths on Thursday

The Health Ministry announced 252 new Coronavirus cases out of 55,507 PCR and rapid antigen tests on Thursday, 4 November, taking confirmed infections to 125,413.

The 252 cases through PCR and rapid tests are as follows:

  • 49 taken through the process of tracing already confirmed cases (500 tests today)
  • Eight from tests conducted within the framework of checking passengers at Larnaca and Paphos Airports (1,825 tests today)
  • 36 through private initiative (1,417 tests today)
  • Four taken within the framework of public hospital labs (201 tests today)
  • 103 from antigen rapid tests conducted privately (30,131 tests today)
  • 52 confirmed cases found through 21,314 antigen rapid tests.

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

  • 119 tests taken within the framework of the GP referrals program

Analytically the 52 confirmed cases from the antigen rapid tests:

  Confirmed Cases
Larnaca 5
Limassol 3
Nicosia 18
Paphos 2
Famagusta 0
Old people’s homes 0
Schools 22
National Guard 0
Closed structures 2
Sampling at airports 0

In total, 21 patients with SARS-CoV-2 are being treated at the Famagusta General Hospital including seven in the Increased Care Unit. Moreover, 12 patients are being treated at the COVID-19 unit of the Nicosia General Hospital and three in the Increased Care Unit.

Some eight patients are being treated at the COVID-19 unit of the Limassol General Hospital and four in the Increased Care Unit. Also 12 patients are being treated at the COVID-19 unit of the Paphos General Hospital and four patients at the COVID-19 unit. Finally, nine patients are being treated in the ICUs including three patients who are not intubated.

 

 

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