articles | 07 December 2020

Almost half coronavirus deaths recorded in November

Almost half of the total coronavirus fatalities recorded in the Republic of Cyprus since the outbreak of the pandemic occurred in November alone, a new analysis on the Republic’s coronavirus death toll showed Friday.

In November, 23 deaths were fully attributed to the virus, while 12 more fatalities involved people who were positive for coronavirus but whose death was attributed to another cause.

As such, November alone saw 47% of total coronavirus deaths recorded since March, while 71% of November’s coronavirus deaths involved Limassol residents.

According to the new analysis, by December 3, a total of 74 people with coronavirus had died, 49 or 66% of which were men and 25 or 34% of which were women. Of the 74, a total of 54 deaths (72%) were fully attributed to the virus.

By district, 23 deaths involved Limassol residents, ten were from Larnaca, nine from Paphos, eight from Nicosia, and three from Famagusta.

The largest number of deaths (23%) occurred in the 80-84 age group, while one in five deaths was in the 75-79 age group.

Source: Knews

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