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Greece registers another 41 deaths, 2,384 new coronavirus cases

Greece’s health authorities announced on Tuesday evening 2,384 new coronavirus cases and for second consecutive day, another 41 Covid-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours.At the same time the number of intubated Covid patients increased to 263 (+24 when compared to Monday).

Among the intubated Covid-19 patients 8 are from the age group 40-64. From the same age group were also 7 of the latest fatalities.

Total cases have reached 60,571 and death toll 866.

Again, Thessaloniki tops the list of regions regarding daily infections with 652 new cases. Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias said that “test positivity rate in Thessaloniki is 32%.”

Doctors in the city’s biggest hospital AHEPA said earlier today that there were not more ICU beds available and that they will have to make choices.

Kikilias said that Covid patients could be moved to hospitals in different regions if required – but the measure was not needed yet.

Instead of the much promised and much anticipated recruitment of doctors and nurses, the Greek government decided to hire doctors only and with 6 months + 6 months work contracts.

Meanwhile, the Medical Association of Thessaloniki has called on private doctors to join the public hospitals.

The situation in the hospitals of Thessaloniki, due to the covid pandemic that is galloping, needs the urgent contribution of all of us towards our fellow human beings who are suffering,” the MATh said in an sms message sent to its members.

According to National Health Care Organization, the Covid-19 spread marker Rt was 1.2 across the country and 1.1 in the regional unit of Attica on November 2.

Official data November 10

According to the official daily bulletin on Tuesday, 4510 (7.4%) of the total coronavirus cases are related to travel abroad and 16382 (27%) are related to already known infection case.

54.2% of the infected are men.

The number of intubated patients in ICUs increased to 263 !!!from 239 day earlier. Their average age is 66, among them are 71 women. 86.3% have underlying health problems or are aged over 70.

336 people have been discharged from ICUs since the start of the pandemic in Greece.

Fourth-one more deaths in the last 24 hours increased death toll to 866. Of the deceased 351 were women. The average age of the deceased was 79 and 96.5% of the deceased had an underlying condition or/and was over 70 years old.

Rolling weekly average cases at 2336 !!! from 1643 last week.

Total tests since begin of outbreak are 1,977,560.

Tests in the last 24 hours: 25,217 with 9.45%of them positive. A good, normal number with less reason for concerns is when positive is below 2%.

Daily growth at +4.1%

Geographical distribution November 9

Of the 2384 new coronavirus cases, 50 were detected at the country’s entry points.

50 of the new cases were detected at entry points; another 0 travelers already in the country sought laboratories after they developed symptoms.

The remaining cases are:

588  Attica

652 Thessaloniki

42 under investigation

164 Larissa

62 Imathia 53 Magnisia 52 Drama

49 Karditsa 45 Evros 44 Kavala

Each 43 Pieria, Serres

Each 38 Lesvos, Pella

37 Halkidiki, 36 Rodopi 32 Xanthi

27 Heraklio 20 Achaia 19 Ioannina

Each 17 Corfu, Trikala

16 Kilkis 15 Viotia 14 Evritania

Each 13 Argolida, Corinth, Messinia, Chania

12 Aitoloakarnania, 10 Kozani

Each 9 Rhodes, Ilia, Kastoria

Each 7 Arkadia, Fokia, Fthiotida

Each 6 Grevena, Evia, Rethymno

Each 5 Thesprotia, Limnos, Florina

Each 3 Lakonia

Each 2  Syros, Preveza, Chios

Each 1  Karpathos, Kos, Zakynthos, Thasos, Kefalonia, Mykonos, Lasithi

Map November 10

Map of infections per 100,000 people in the last ten days, according to regional units – based on infected permanent or temporary residence – more charts here in pdf in Greek.

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