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24 new coronavirus cases in Greece, no new death since last week

Greece’s health authorities announced 24 new confirmed coronavirus cases with 7 of them detected among travelers to the country. According to the Health Ministry statement on Monday evening, the total infections increased to 3,826 with the daily growth at 0.6%.

No new death has been recorded in the last week and the death toll remains at 193.

Geographical distribution July 13

Confirmed cases increased in western Macedonia and Thrace again.

4 of the new coronavirus confirmed cases have been detected at the entry points in Greece.

Another 3 travellers voluntarily sought laboratories for Covid-19 test in the country after experiencing some symptoms. They were tested positive.

The majority of the remaining cases are located in Western Macedonia, Thrace  and Attica. Specifically, the new cases are:

6 in Xanthi in Attica and 1 in Rodopi, Thrace

3 in Thessaloniki, 4 in Kastoria nd 1 in Imathia, western Macedonia

2 in Attica.

The case in Halkidiki refers to a 15-year-old girl at a children’s summer camp. The girl that rpeortedly suffers form diabetes has been transferred to a hospital since Saturday. Concerned parents have been flocking all day to the camp. 80 of a total of 900 children have already left.

General information July 13

According to the Health Ministry statement on Monday, 54.5% of the total of 3,803 cases affect men.

Of the total cases, 1007 (26.3%)  are related to travel abroad, 2,002 (52.3%) are related to an already known case. The rest are not related to travel or another known case or are still under investigation.

Average age of the infected in 49 with age range between 0 and 102.

Number of intubated patients in ICUs has increased to 12.. Their average age is 59 years old, among them are 3 women. 75% of the intubated patients have underlying health issues or are over 70 years old.

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

Number of coronavirus-related deaths remains at 193.

Among the deceased were 62 women. The average age of the deceased was 76 with range age between 35 and 102.

95.9% had underlying health issues and/or were over 70 years old.


According to the Health Ministry on Sunday, a total of 382,452 tests have been conducted since beginning of the year, 5,993 (1.6%) are positive. The data include several tests conducted on a single patient, as well.

41,550 (10.9%) tests have been conducted among flight passengers since June 12, the EODY statement said, adding that 85 (0.2%) are positive.

Due to increased cases at Promachonas border-crossing whit Bulgaria, arriving tourists have to show a negative Covid-19 test” as of Wednesday, July 15, 2020.

At the same time, an increase among the local population has been recorded since last week.

Despite the spike and while Greece is considering new restrictions, it also resumes flights from UK, Sweden and soon also from the USA.

PS things start to get critical in Greece, when the daily infections are above 50, health experts have said.

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