Tue. Aug 3rd, 2021

The health ministry on Thursday revealed no deaths, and 1,152 brand-new positives to the coronavirus– a brand-new record after Wednesdays 1,120, although the positivity rate from screening was somewhat down.
The death toll in the Republic stands at 383.
Thursdays outcomes bring the total in Cyprus to have actually ever tested positive given that the start of the pandemic to 88,457.
The variety of hospitalised rose to 181 (from 165 reported a day previously), of whom 48 were in a serious condition. Of the 48 clients in serious conditions, 18 were intubated, one in ICU but not intubated, and 29 in high-dependency units.
The Famagusta referral health center for Covid-19 held 50 patients; Nicosia general health center 49; Limassol general 56; Larnaca 23; and Makarios medical facility three.
In overall, 67,205 tests– of which 9,903 with PCR– were performed islandwide, with the 1,152 positives representing a positivity rate of 1.71 per cent.
Wednesdays positivity rate was 1.79 per cent.
A breakdown of Thursdays positives: 678 from 55,375 samples through the federal governments free fast test programme; 81 from 675 samples from contact tracing; five from 3,201 samples taken at the two airports; 291 from 5,521 samples taken via personal initiative; 36 from 350 samples processed at the microbiology laboratories of the basic health centers; one from 156 samples as a result of physicians referrals; and 60 from 1,927 samples processed at personal medical laboratories and drug stores.
By district, and for quick tests only, Limassol had the highest positivity rate at 1.83 percent; then Larnaca at 1.56 per cent; Famagusta at 1.25 percent; Paphos at 0.96 per cent; and Nicosia at 0.87 percent.
Three positives were tracked at nursing houses in Limassol district.

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