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12 new coronvirus cases in Xanthi and 3 “imported”; no new death

Greece’s health authorities announced 15 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Monday evening, among them 3 “imported ones.”New cases are steadily 2-digit in the last five days.

For the fourth consecutive day no coronavirus-related death has been recorded. The number of total infections stands at 3,390 with 54.9% of the infected to be men. Death toll remains at 191.

New Cases – Geographical distribution

The majority of new confirmed cases has been detected in Xanthi, north-eastern Greece, in fact a region where restrictions are implemented due to an increased number of infections since beginning of June.

The other 3 new cases have been detected in passengers of international flights.

General information June 29

According to the Health Ministry statement on Sunday, of the total 3,390 cases, 757 are related to travel abroad, 1,881 are related to an already known case. The rest are not related to travel or another known case or are still under investigation.

10 patients are intubated in hospitals Intensive Care Units. Their average age is 60, among them are 3 women. 90% of the patients have underlying health issues or are over 70 years old.

119 patients have been discharged from the ICUs since the beginning of the outbreak.

Number of coronavirus-related deaths remains at 191.

Among the deceased were 61 women (31.9%).

The average age of the deceased was 76, and 95.8% had underlying health issues and/or were over 70 years old.

A total of 308,392 coronvairus tests have been conducted since beginning of the year, 5,478 (1.81%) were positive. The data include several tests conducted on a single patient, as well.

Covid-19 report June 20-27, 2020

Experts are ringing the “alarm bell” as a surge of 132 cases has been recorded in the week June 20-27, 2020. One-third of the 132 new cases are “imported,” that is they were tested either at airports upon arrival or at Promachonas border-crossing with Bulgaria. Greece opened its gates to foreign tourists form several countries on June 15.

According to the 6. progress report of the Government Covid-19 Observatory, which covers the period 17-25 June, there is a deterioration in the average number of daily cases, which now amounts to 22 cases per day, from 13 in the previous report.

Ιn the week June 20-27, 132 new cases have been confirmed with 1/3 of them to be “imported,” that is they were tested either at airports upon arrival or at Promachonas border-crossing with Bulgaria.

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  1. I remember seeing an interview with a greek gentleman on one of the Cycladic islands. He was convinced we would not have a problem and people with the virus surely would not be tempted to actually come here on holiday. Are the islands going to see firm and early action or will our lack of facilities see us succumb ?