Cyprus Health Ministry announced that 4 deaths occurred the week January 27-February 2 while the tests diagnosed 1,497 new cases. Moreover 65 patients are getting treatment in hospital and the positivity rate now stands at 2.33%.
The deceased are 2 male and 2 females 69 to 84 years of age.
Thirteen patients are in serious condition, 8 are intubated and 5 are in an ACU.
A total of 64,166 tests were carried out. The total cases since pandemic broke out are 644,160 and deaths reached 1,291.
The PCR tests last week were 1,719 and 127 cases were detected (positivity rate PR 7.39%). Rapid Tests reached 62,447 and 1.370 came back positive (PR 2,19%).
On private initiative 1,364 PCR tests were carried out and 69 cases were detected (PR 5.06%) while 1,203 cases were reported from 38,149 rapid tests (PR 3.15%).
Through the Ministry’s programs 24,298 rapid tests were conducted and 167 cases were detected while at testing points 16,498 rapid tests were done and 97 cases were diagnosed (PR 0.59%).
In primary schools 1,018 rapid tests were carried out and 1 case was diagnosed (PR 0.1) while in high schools no case was detected from a total of 206 tests.
In nursing homes 5,134 tests were carried out and 58 cases were detected while in closed units the rapid tests were 1,442 and 11 cases were diagnosed (PR 0.76%).