The Health Ministry announced one new death from Coronavirus on Sunday, a man aged 81 with underlying conditions who was being treated at the Nicosia Hospital.
This raises the death toll from the virus in Cyprus to 112, 73 men and 39 women with an average age of 79 years.
A total of 266 people tested positive to a PCR test on Sunday out of 1,970 tests bringing the total number of cases in Cyprus since the start of the outbreak to 19,657.
Another 238 people tested positive to a rapid antigen test today out of 3,955 tests. These need to be verified by a PCR test.
The 266 new cases found from PCR tests are as follows:
- 90 from tracing the contacts of confirmed cases (512 tests today)
- 16 from private initiative (249 tests today)
- 19 from hospital labs (263 tests today)
- 7 through referrals from Personal Doctors (358 tests today)
- 134 from verification of cases who tested positive to a rapid antigen test in previous days (138 tests today)
There were another 450 PCR tests to passengers at Larnaca and Paphos airports but all came out negative.
The 238 new cases found from rapid antigen tests are as follows:
|District||Test location||Number of tests||Number of positives|
|Larnaca||Central area – Point A||461||38|
|Central area – Point B||464||45|
|Public and private hospitals island-wide||17||0|
|Private initiative||Rapid tests taken on own initiative at private labs||130||4|
A total of 154 patients with Coronavirus are being treated in hospitals across Cyprus, of whom 57 in serious condition.
Of the 57 serious cases, 25 are intubated in the ICU.
The situation in detail at Cyprus’ hospitals is as follows:
|Hospital||Ward||Number of patients|
|Famagusta (68 patients)||Increased Care Unit||6|
|Intensive Care Unit (ICU)||25 (1 not intubated)|
|Increased Care Unit||11|
|Increased Care Unit||14|