News Local Cyprus: 47% of deaths in November due to Covid-19, namely 35 people

Cyprus: 47% of deaths in November due to Covid-19, namely 35 people

An analysis published by the Ministry of Health on Friday shows that 47% of patients who had contracted Covid-19 or 35 people died in November. The cause of death for 23 of them was Covid-19. At the same time, the permanent residence of 71% of those 35 patients was Limassol district.

Until December 3, 2020, 74 deaths of people who were diagnosed as having Covid-19 have occurred in Cyprus, according to the analysis, 66% or 49 were men and 34% or 25 were women.

Covid-19 was the cause of death of 53 or 72% of the 74 deaths. Twenty three people who died from Covid-19 were residents of Limassol district, 10 were residents of Larnaca district, 9 were residents of Pafos district, 8 were residents of Nicosia district and 3 were residents of Famagusta district.

Men who died from Covid-19 account for 66% (35) of total deaths from the disease while 34% (18) were women.

The analysis also shows that 23% of deaths occurred in the age group of 80 – 84 and that one in five deaths occurred in the age group of 75 – 79.

Out of the total 74 deaths in Cyprus, 35 or 47% occurred in November, while 43% (13 deaths) of total deaths in November occurred during the 46th week of this year.

In November, 71% of total people passing away who had contracted Covid-19 were permanent residents of Limassol district.


Top Stories

Access to Troodos controlled by Police

The Police announced that on the basis of the Health Ministry decrees aiming to contain the outbreak of the pandemic, tomorrow Sunday, access to...

129 new cases, four deaths announced on Saturday

The Health Ministry announced the death of four persons due to COVID-19. This raises the death toll from the virus in Cyprus to 183,...

Crowding at Troodos; lots of fines by police

Lots of traffic was today seen at Troodos. In order to maintain order but also to monitor that people respected the measures aiming to...

Where to get antigen rapid tests on Sunday 24 January

The Health Ministry announced the following antigen rapid test sites for Sunday, 24 January 2021:   LIMASSOL Parking place Lidl supermarket, Limassol 08:30-16:30 Glafkos Clerides Park, Germasoyia 08:30-16:30 Municipal...

Larry King dies at 87

Larry King dies at 87. Photo taken at his concert at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Florida on January 25, 2012. (Reuters)


Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...


No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...