Cyprus reports three deaths from COVID-19, 174 cases, 119 patients are in hospital

Authorities in Cyprus announced three more deaths from COVID-19 bringing the total to 526 and 174 new cases out of 56,956 tests. The positivity rate stands at 0.31%. At the same time, 119 people are being treated in hospitals across the island, 37 of whom in a serious condition.

In a press release the Ministry of Health said that 80.68% of patients with COVID-19 who are treated in hospital have not been vaccinated. Twelve post-COVID patients who are no longer infectious, continue to be intubated in ICUs in a serious condition, it added.

The deaths announced concern a man aged 99 and a woman aged 74 who passed away at Limassol General Hospital on September 8, and another man aged 64 who passed away today at Nicosia General Hospital`s ICU.

Total deaths attributed to COVID-19 are 526, 339 or 64% men and 187 or 36% women, with a median age of 76.

Source: cyprus News Agency