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284 new cases of COVID-19, no deaths on Monday

The Health Ministry announced 284 new Coronavirus cases out of 67,349 PCR and rapid antigen tests on Monday, 8 November, taking confirmed infections to 126,231.

The 284 cases through PCR and rapid tests are as follows:

  • 30 taken through the process of tracing already confirmed cases (423 tests today)
  • Four from tests conducted within the framework of checking passengers at Larnaca and Paphos Airports (1,665 tests today)
  • 44 through private initiative (1,759 tests today)
  • Three taken within the framework of the GP referral program (340 tests today)
  • 149 from antigen rapid tests conducted privately (40,318 tests today)
  • 54 confirmed cases found through 22,557 antigen rapid tests.

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

  • 287 tests taken within the framework of public hospital labs

Analytically the 54 confirmed cases from the antigen rapid tests:

  Confirmed Cases
Larnaca 6
Limassol 11
Nicosia 14
Paphos 4
Famagusta 0
Old people’s homes 0
Schools 18
National Guard 0
Closed structures 1
Sampling at airports 0

In total, 18 patients with SARS-CoV-2 are being treated at the Famagusta General Hospital including five in the Increased Care Unit. Moreover, 11 patients are being treated at the COVID-19 unit of the Nicosia General Hospital and three in the Increased Care Unit.

Some nine patients are being treated at the COVID-19 unit of the Limassol General Hospital and two in the Increased Care Unit. Also 11 patients are being treated at the COVID-19 unit of the Paphos General Hospital and three patients at the COVID-19 unit. Furthermore, one patients is being treated at the COVID-19 unit of the Makarion Hospital. Finally, nine patients are being treated in the ICUs including one patient who is not intubated.

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