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Five deaths, 3,854 new COVID-19 infections this week

Υπουργείο Υγείας – Πρόγραμμα ελέγχου με τη μέθοδο rapid test αντιγόνου Λευκωσία, Κύπρος Δειγματοληψία πολιτών με τη μέθοδο της ταχείας ανίχνευσης αντιγόνου COVID-19. // Health Ministry - Antigen rapid test program Lefkosia, Cyprus Citizens’ testing using the COVID-19 rapid antigen detection method.

The Health Ministry on Friday said five COVID-19-related deaths were recorded in Cyprus, in the past week (November 2 – 8), while new infections totalled 3,854 out of 70,518 tests.

The positivity rate stood at 5.47%, the Ministry said.

The deaths concern four men and one woman, aged 64, 75, 92, 93 and 94.

The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 rose to 1,242, with the total number of cases since the beginning of the pandemic amounting to 622,102.

Furthermore, the number of patients currently treated in hospitals for COVID-19 stands at 94, of whom 11 are in serious condition.