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Greece records 1,070 new coronavirus cases, 25 more deaths

For third consecutive day, new coronavirus cases in Greece remain at four-digit level . Authorities announced on Thursday, 1,070 new cases in the last 24 hours and another 25 deaths. The number of Covid-19 patients intubated in hospitals across the country stands at 249, three more than a day earlier.

Death toll has reached 5,903 and the total cases stand at 160,935.

health experts have sounded alarm, committees and subcommittees advising the government have been meeting in the last two days, evaluating data and working out a list with new measures.

While there is talks for a 3-week-long “hard lockdown” like in March 2020 throughout the country, the government does not consider such a measure that will most likely lead businesses to close down for ever.

However, the situation in Attica is of high concern with several epidemiologists to propose extension of the curfew already at 6 p.m.

According to the latest scenario, the curfew 6 pm-5 am could be imposed on the weekend and not during the working days in order to avoid crowding and congestion of people rushing early to their homes in a region that is home to over 4 million people.

The government reportedly consider to keep the click away and click in shop for shopping and everything will be announced tomorrow, Friday, February 5, 2021.

Vaccinations

Data of current day are published after 9 pm

Feb 3: 22.494

Total: 338.155

More data on vaccinations in several regions here in vaccinationtracker.

Official data February 4

According to the official daily bulletin 6002 (3.7%) of the total coronavirus cases are related to travel abroad and 50974 (62.9%) are related to already known infection case.

The remaining infections are without known source.

52.0% of the infected are men.

The number of intubated patients in ICUs stands at 249 from 246 a day earlier. Their average age is 70, among them are 179(71.9%) men. 85.5% have underlying health problems or are aged over 70.

1,149 people have been discharged from ICUs since the start of the pandemic in Greece.

Another 25 deaths in the last 24 hours increased death toll to 5903. Of the deceased 3473(58.8%) were men. The average age of the deceased was 79 and 95.6% of them had an underlying condition or/and was over 70 years old.

Rolling weekly average cases at 892 from 625 last week.

PRC Tests in last 24 hours: 16,331 (Positivity 6.55%)

Rapid tests last 24 hours: 28,065

Positivity PCR+Rapid tests: 2.41%

Rt: 0.88 ( 0.88 previous week)

Daily growth at +0.7%

Geographical distribution February 4

Of the 1070 new coronavirus cases, 1 were detected at the country’s entry points.

1 of the new cases were detected at entry points, plus 2 more travelers were already in the country.

The remaining cases are:

533 Attica

87 Thessaloniki

81 Achaia

31 under investigation

55 Evia

33 Halkidiki

26 Larissa 20 Corinth

16 Magnisia

Each 14 Ilia, Fthiotida

12 Pieria

Each 11 Viotia, Zakynthos

Each 10 Aitoloakarnania, Rethymno

9 Kozani

Each 7 Argolida, Karditsa, Serres, Trikala

6 Imathia

Each 5 Heraklio, Thira, Lesvos, Florina

Each 4 Arcadia, Lasithi

Each 3 Evros, Ioannina, Kilkis, Lakonia

Each 2 Kavala, Kalymnos, Kastoria, Messinia, Xanthi

Each 1 Drama, Rhodes, Naxos, Syros, Lefkada, Pella, Fokida, Chania

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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