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Coronavirus Greece: Deaths increase to 195, total infections to 4,012

Greece’ health authorities announced on Monday evening, one more death and 11 new confirmed coronavirus cases. The total number of infections has reached 4,012 and the covid19-related death 195,

Among the new cases, 5 have been detected among tourists.

Greece announced stricter measures at the country’s land borders on Monday after 178 cases were detected in the period July 1-18, 2020.

Infections increased since the country opened its gates to tourists and large part of the local population stropped observing safety distance and other measures. The use of mask in supermarkets became mandatory again since Saturday, July 18.

Geographical distribution July 20

The new cases have been detected:

2  at the entry points in Greece.

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

The remaining new cases are:

3 in Thessaloniki, 2 in Attica and 1 on the island of Karpathos.

One tourist from Poland has been tested positive at one of the country’s entry points. The pregnant woman is meanwhile on the island of Zakynthos.

General information July 19

According to the Health Ministry statement on Monday,  54.7% of the total of infections affect men.

Of the total cases, 1,112 (27.7%)  are related to travel abroad, 2,051 (51.1%) 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 decreased to 12 from 13 on Sunday.

The average age of the intubated patients is 58 years old, among them are 2 women. 75% of the intubated patients have underlying health issues or are over 70 years old.

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

Number of coronavirus-related deaths has reached 195.

Among the deceased were 63 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 413,760 tests have been conducted since beginning of the year, 6,172 (1.5%) are positive. The data include several tests conducted on a single patient, as well.

46,893 (11.4%) tests have been conducted among flight passengers since June 12, the EODY statement said on Sunday, adding that 93 (0.2%) are positive.

This latest section of information has been removed from the briefing report on  Monday.

It is usual that number of tests and new cases are usually lower over the weekends, and the numbers are corrected on Tuesday.

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