There is an increase in cases in Southern Cyprus, but the situation is 'manageable'
It was stated that the epidemiological picture in Southern Cyprus was constantly deteriorating, but it was stated that the situation was 'manageable'.
According to Greek news sources, the positivity rate rose to 1.7 percent, according to the data announced by the Greek Ministry of Health in the last 24 hours.
While 912 new coronavirus cases were detected in Southern Cyprus yesterday, it was stated that 162 people were treated for coronavirus in hospitals affiliated to the Greek State Health Services Organization (OKIPI), and 74 of them were in serious condition.
While it was stated that the health system is under constant pressure, it was also stated that 81 percent of the patients did not have a vaccination history.
OKIPİ PRESS SPEAKER
OKIPI Press Spokesperson, Haralambos Harilau, described the current situation in public hospitals as "manageable".
Expressing his concern about the increase in the number of patients treated in advanced care conditions, Harilau stated that some of them may need to be treated in intensive care units in the coming days.
Harilau stated that as of January 3, 62 nurses/caregivers will be employed in public hospitals, while 6 intensive care specialists from Greece are already employed.
VIOLERS OF HEALTH RULES
Greek news sources stated that the police determined that 28 citizens and 63 workplaces did not comply with the health and hygiene rules in the last 3 days.
The Greek Cypriot police carried out 11 thousand 92 inspections in the last 3 days.