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266 new cases of COVID-19, no deaths on Tuesday

The Health Ministry announced 266 new Coronavirus cases out of 57,173 PCR and rapid antigen tests on Tuesday, 9 November, taking confirmed infections to 126,497.

The 266 cases through PCR and rapid tests are as follows:

  • 71 taken through the process of tracing already confirmed cases (649 tests today)
  • Three from tests conducted within the framework of checking passengers at Larnaca and Paphos Airports (1,936 tests today)
  • 51 through private initiative (1,648 tests today)
  • Two taken within the framework of public hospital labs (247 tests today)
  • 93 from antigen rapid tests conducted privately (31,239 tests today)
  • 46 confirmed cases found through 21,303 antigen rapid tests.

Additionally the following tests took place without spotting any confirmed cases:

  • 151 tests taken within the framework of the GP referral program.

Analytically the 46 confirmed cases from the antigen rapid tests:

  Confirmed Cases
Larnaca 1
Limassol 10
Nicosia 9
Paphos 6
Famagusta 2
Old people’s homes 0
Schools 16
National Guard 0
Closed structures 2
Sampling at airports 0

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

Some 10 patients are being treated at the COVID-19 unit of the Limassol General Hospital and two in the Increased Care Unit. Also 13 patients are being treated at the COVID-19 unit of the Paphos General Hospital and two patients at the COVID-19 unit. Furthermore, one patients is being treated at the COVID-19 unit of the Makarion Hospital. Finally, eight patients are being treated in the ICUs including two patients who are not intubated.

 

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