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Coronavirus infections in Greece rise to 3519, majority of new cases “imported”

Majority of 9 new confirmed coronavirus cases recorded in Greece in the last 24 hours have been detected at the entry points of the country, health authorities announced on Sunday evening. The total infections stand at 3,519 recording an increase of 0.3% in the last 24 hours.

With no new death in the past 4 days, death toll remains at 192.

New Cases – Geographical distribution

7 out of 9 new cases have been detected at Greece’s entry points, the statement said without specifying it.
It is worth noting, though, that Greece announced the closure of its borders to Serbian citizens on Sunday. The measure that goes into effect early morning Monday, July 6, is because “many Serbian tourists were tested positive,” the Serbian Minister of Travel said earlier today.
So far, no geographical data on the other 2 new cases

Read also: First tourist tested positive on Crete, first coronavirus case in Rafina

General information July 5

According to the Health Ministry statement on Sunday, of the total 3,519 cases, 816 are related to travel abroad, 1,933 are related to an already known case. The rest are not related to travel or another known case or are still under investigation.

54.8% of the infected are men. Average age of the infected in 49 with age range between 0 and 102.

Number of intubated patients in ICUs is 11. Their average age is 62 years old, among them are 5 women. 90.9% 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 stands at 192.

Among the deceased were 61 women.

The average age of the deceased was 76 with range age between 35 and 102.

and 95.8% had underlying health issues and/or were over 70 years old.

According to the Health Ministry, a total of 337,154 coronvirus tests have been conducted since beginning of the year, 5,655 (1.71%) are positive. The data include several tests conducted on a single patient, as well.

32,250 (9.6%) tests have been conducted among flight passengers since June 12, the EODY statement said, adding that 62 are positive.

The data released daily by the Greek National Health Organization are not complete and therefore not satisfying.

For example, sometimes adding does not  and they release tests conducted at the airports only, while tests are being carried out also at the border-crossings.

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  1. So is it 5600 or 3500 positive total cases from the first day of testing ??

  2. Dimitra Zervopoulos

    Tourism should be banned this summer, period. You spoiled brats can learn to live like the America poor who never get to see anything like a Greek beach once in their entire lives. The EU was wrong and simply greedy to allow tourist travel so soon. As a result, EU travel destinations like Gr will see skyrocketing infections as this summer continues.

    • Are you a wizard Dimitra? How can you know? Shall we bet nothing like that you’re saying will happen? Stop living in terror, go out and enjoy your life, it’s too short to be fooled like this by the media…