Cyprus Mail

Two deaths, more than 2,500 new Covid infections in past week

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There were two Covid deaths recorded during the past week, the health ministry announced on Friday.
The deaths concerned a man aged 63 who died on September 21 and another man aged 79 who died on September 23.

This brings the total Covid deaths to 1,182 since March 2020.

There are 47 Covid patients at Okypy hospitals. Two are in serious condition and another is intubated.

One patient who ceased to be infectious continues to be intubated in ICU, the ministry said.

A total of 67,682 diagnostic tests were performed during the week yielding 2,681 new cases.
The positivity rate was 3.96 per cent.

There were 633 tests in primary schools with zero cases and 1,550 tests in secondary schools detecting three infections.

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