Three COVID-19 patients die on Saturday, 155 new cases are traced and 58 patients are hospitalized

Cyprus Health Ministry announced on Saturday that three more COVID-19 patients died, and therefore the total number of deaths due to COVID-19 is 574.

Moreover, 155 new coronavirus cases were traced, with the positivity rate standing at 0.33%. The total number of cases is 124,332. Fifty-eight COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, 21 of them in a critical condition. A percentage of 63.8% of those hospitalized have not been vaccinated.

Five post-COVID patients, who have ceased to be contagious, are hospitalized in a critical condition in Intensive Treatment Units and are intubated.

A total of 46.597 tests were carried out using the PCR method (3,682) and antigen rapid tests (42,915).

All three patients who died on Saturday are men – 73, 75 and 81 years old – and passed away in Nicosia General Hospital Intensive Treatment Unit.

Source: Cyprus News Agency