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

The Health Ministry announced 619 new Coronavirus cases out of 80,112 PCR and rapid antigen tests on Tuesday, 7 December, taking confirmed infections to 138,157.

The 619 cases through PCR and rapid tests are as follows:

  • 81 taken through the process of tracing of already confirmed cases (1,004 tests today)
  • 17 taken within the framework of checking passengers at Larnaca and Paphos Airports (4,093 tests today)
  • 94 through private initiative (2,830 tests today)
  • 18 taken within the framework of public hospital labs (345 tests today)
  • Four taken within the framework of the GP referral program (223 tests today)
  • 274 from antigen rapid tests conducted privately (40,440 tests today)
  • 131 confirmed cases found through 31,176 antigen rapid tests.

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

  • One test taken within the framework of checks in closed structures

Analytically the 131 confirmed cases from the antigen rapid tests:

  Confirmed Cases
Larnaca 8
Limassol 12
Nicosia 46
Paphos 6
Famagusta 4
Old people’s homes 0
Schools 55
National Guard 0
Closed structures 0
Sampling at airports 0

In total, 30 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 four in the Increased Care Unit.

Some 21 patients are being treated at the COVID-19 unit of the Limassol General Hospital and seven in the Increased Care Unit. Also 16 patients are being treated at the COVID-19 unit of the Paphos General Hospital and four patients at the COVID-19 unit. One patient is being treated at the COVID-19 united of the Makarion Hospital. Finally, 23 patients are being treated in the ICUs including five patients who are not intubated.

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