CYPRUS: Cases are decreasing - Under 1.800 today according to the Ministry. Health

162 patients with coronavirus are hospitalized, of which 38 are in serious condition

Corona Virus

The Ministry of Health announces that today, February 20 2022:

- No deaths were reported.

- Total number of deaths with final cause of the disease COVID-19: 823.

-       162 patients COVID-19 are hospitalized in OKYPY hospitals

-       38 in serious condition (ICU: 1 out of ventilator / 12 intubated, MAF: 25)

- Percentage of patients without a history of vaccination: 66,67%

-       26 Patients who have ceased to be infectious continue to be treated intubated for COVID in an Intensive Care Unit.

Diagnostic examinations:

- They took place in total 86.413 diagnostic examinations

- They were located 1.794 new cases (set of cases 306.219).

- Position rate in all exams 2,08%

Total number of molecular tests (PCR):

- They took place 7.091 molecular tests

- They emerged  173positive incidents

- Position of positivity 2,44%

-       Total number of rapid antigen detection tests (RapidTest):

- They were carried out 79.322 rapid antigen detection tests

- They emerged 1.621 positive incidents

- Position of positivity 2,04%


- They were carried out 1.228 rapid antigen detection tests and detected 52 positive events (percentage of positivity 4,23%)

Private initiative:

- They were carried out 1.224 molecular tests were identified 126 positive events (percentage of positivity 10,29%)

- They were carried out 28.884 rapid antigen detection tests were detected 732 positive events (percentage of positivity 2,53%)

Through the programs of the Ministry of Health were carried out 50.438 rapid antigen detection test. They were located 889 positive incidents.

- Sampling points: 47.119 rapid detection tests were detected 826 positive events (percentage of positivity 1,75%)


- Nursing homes: conducted  52 rapid antigen detection test, no positive cases detected (percentage of positivity 0%)

- Closed structures: carried out 2.039 rapid antigen detection tests were detected 11 new incidents (percentage of positivity 0,54%).


The figures mentioned in the announcement are indicative and may vary based on the final and up-to-date data sent in the context of the National Epidemiological Risk Report published every second Friday.