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Greece records 585 new coronavirus cases, 28 more deaths

Greece’s health authorities announced on Friday, 585 new coronavirus cases and 28 more deaths in the last 24 hours. Further decrease in the number of Covid-19 patients intubated in hospitals across the country that stands at 288.

Death toll has reached 5,598 and the total cases stand at 151,041.

A total of 770 covid-patients died since Jan 1, 2021.

On Friday Greece extended lockdown restrictions for one more week, as the country prepares to reopen the secondary education on February 1.

At the same time, the Civil Aviation Authority extended travel restrictions for international flight passengers incl non-EU citizens until February 8.


January 22: 17,523

Total: 140,870

Official data January 22

According to the official daily bulletin on Friday, 5822(3.9%) of the total coronavirus cases are related to travel abroad and 46487 (63.7%) are related to already known infection case.

The remaining infections are without known source.

52.1% of the infected are men.

The number of intubated patients in ICUs stands at 288 from 293 a day earlier. Their average age is 68, among them are 202(70.1%) men. 85.5% have underlying health problems or are aged over 70.

1,059 people have been discharged from ICUs since the start of the pandemic in Greece.

Another 28 deaths in the last 24 hours increased death toll to 5598. Of the deceased 3302(59.0%) were men. The average age of the deceased was 79 and 95.4% of them had an underlying condition or/and was over 70 years old.

Rolling weekly average cases at 463 from 634 last week.

Total tests since 1. Jan 2020 are 3,012,892 PCR and 917,396 Rapid Ag tests

PRC Tests in last 24 hours: 12,579

Rapid tests last 24 hours: 19,858

Positivity PCR+Rapid tests: 1.8%

Rt: 0.87 ( 0.77 last week)

Daily growth at +0.4

Geographical distribution January 22

Of the 585 new coronavirus cases, 7 were detected at the country’s entry points.

7 of the new cases were detected at entry points, plus —- more travelers were already in the country.

The remaining cases are:

248 Attica

64 Thessaloniki

under investigation

For technical reasons geographical distribution only with the chart below.

Maps to compare

Map of infections per 100,000 people in the last 14 days, according to regional units – based on infected permanent or temporary residence –  more charts here. Added are also charts about infections according to regions

Check the latest information on coronavirus in Greece here.

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