Five deaths and 2.789 cases of coronavirus in the last week in Cyprus

The announcement of the Ministry of Health

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Five deaths and 2.789 cases of coronavirus were announced by the Ministry of Health for the week of September 30 – October 6, 2022. A total of 68.015 diagnostic tests were performed and the positivity rate is 4,1%.

The announcement of the Ministry of Health:

The Ministry of Health announces that for the week of September 30 – October 6, 2022:

  • 5 deaths were announced
  • Relate to:
  • Male, aged 80, who passed away on 01/10/2022
  • Male, aged 90, who passed away on 01/10/2022
  • Man, aged 85, who passed away on 03/10/2022
  • Woman, aged 95, who passed away on 05/10/2022
  • Woman, aged 82, who passed away on 05/10/2022
  • Total number of deaths with final cause of the disease COVID-19: 1.187.
  • 44 patients COVID-19 are hospitalized in OKYPY hospitals
  • 4 in serious condition (ICU: 0 out of ventilator / 2 intubated, MAF: 2)
  • 2 patients who have ceased to be infectious continue to be treated by intubation due to COVID in an Intensive Care Unit.

Diagnostic examinations:

  • A total of 68.015 diagnostic tests were performed
  • 2.789 new cases were identified (total of 590.783 cases).
  • Position rate in all exams 4,1%

Total number of molecular tests (PCR):

  • 2.229 molecular tests were performed
  • There were 158 positive cases
  • Position rate 7,09%

Total Rapid Test:

  • 65.786 rapid antigen detection tests were performed
  • There were 2.631 positive cases
  • Position rate 4%

Private initiative:

  • 1.839 molecular tests were performed, 120 positive cases were identified (positivity rate 6,53%)
  • 43.220 rapid antigen detection tests were performed, 2.498 positive cases were detected (positivity rate 5,78%)

Through the programs of the Ministry of Health, 22.566 rapid antigen detection tests were performed. 133 positive cases were identified.

  • Sampling points: 10.420 rapid detection tests identified 87 positive cases (positivity rate 0,83%)

Education

  • Primary Education: 1.713 rapid antigen detection tests, 6 positive cases identified (positivity rate 0,35%)
  • Secondary Education: 2.596 rapid detection tests detected 10 positive cases (positivity rate 0,39%)

But

  • National Guard: performed 27 rapid antigen detection tests and identified 2 positive cases (7,41% positive rate)
  • Nursing homes: 4.550 rapid antigen detection tests performed, 13 positive cases detected (positivity rate 0,29%)
  • Closed structures: 3.260 rapid antigen detection tests were performed, 15 new cases were detected (positivity rate 0,46%).