Tuesday , August 3 2021

Greece:-Coronavirus updates 259 new cases, 6 deaths in the last 24 hours.

The coronavirus epidemic continues to spread in Greece, with EODY announcing on Thursday afternoon 259 new infections. Six dead in the last 24 hours.

The data on the spread of the coronavirus in Greece is not reassuring, as EODY announced on Thursday afternoon (27/8) that the new laboratory confirmed cases of the disease are 259, of which 25 were identified after checks at its gates.

Of the 228 domestic cases, 26 are related to a recent trip within the country, 14 to traces of confirmed cases and 4 to known confluences.


25 cases during the checks carried out at the entrance gates of the country – 6 imported cases that came voluntarily for inspection,

107 cases in Attica, of which 23 are associated with a recent trip within the country

25 cases in Thessaloniki, 3 of which are associated with a recent trip within the country

1 in Βοιωτίας

1 in Drama

1 in Evros

3 in Zakynthos

7 in  Imathia

5 in Heraklion

2 in Thesprotia

1 in Ioannina

1 in Kavala

3 in  Karditsa

1 in Corfu • 7  from Kozani, of which 3 are associated with contact with a confirmed case

1 in Corinth

4 in Cyclades

5 in Larissa

22 Lesvos, of which 2 are associated with known cases and 14 with traces of confirmed cases

1 in Xanthi

6 in Pella, of which 1 is associated with a known case.

3 in Pieria

2 in Rethymno

9 in Chania

2 in Chios, of which 1 is associated with a known case.

8 cases are under investigation.

The total number of cases is 9531 (daily change + 2.8%), of which 55.5% are men. Of the total cases, 1975 (20.7%) are considered to be related to travel from abroad, 4271 (44.8%) are related to an already known case and the rest are not related to either travel or another known case or are still under investigation.


The new deaths of patients with COVID-19 are 6, while since the beginning of the epidemic a total of 254 deaths have been recorded. The mean age of patients who died was 77 years and 93.7% had an underlying disease and / or age 70 years and older.


The number of patients treated by intubation is 35 (68.6% men). Their median age is 68 years. 11 (31.4%) are women and the rest are men. 45.7% have an underlying disease or are aged 70 and over.


It is worth noting that 147 patients have been discharged from the ICU.

Source and full story in Greek:-https://www.news247.gr

About Louise Inzk

Louise is Australian born and has been a Greek citizen since 1991. She has deep cultural ties with the island, often writing about Zakynthian Traditions and Culture. She is also an active member of the Volunteer Group of Zakynthos, Giostra Di Zante and is a member of the women's choir "Rodambelos". Her love of the island and all it offers saw her joining the Zakynthos (Zante) Informer admin team in 2014.

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