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Greece: Coronavirus deaths exceed 7000 since pandemic begin; 2512 new cases

Covid-19 related deaths surpassed the “psychological” milestone of 7,000 on Saturday after Greece’s health authorities announced 52 more fatalities in the past 24 hours. 2512 new coronavirus cases have been detected, while the number of intubations has further increased to 545.

Death toll has reached 7,038. Total confirmed infections since the begin of the pandemic a year ago: 219,521.

Daily Cases

Hospitalizations: Admissions red, Discharges green


No vaccinations on Sundays.

Total: 1,285,781 by March 12 – Of them 407,239 have received both doses.

Data on vaccinations in several regions here in vaccinationtracker.

Official data March 13

According to the official bulletin on Saturday, based on the confirmed cases on the last 7 days, 57 are related to travel abroad and 2082 are related to already known cases.

The released data do not allow any more the clues about the rate of infections without known source of contamination.

51.6% of the infected are men.

The number of intubated coroinavirus patients in ICUs stands at 545 from 521 a day earlier. Their average age is 68, among them 67.5% are men. 84.2% have underlying health problems and/or are aged over 70.

New admissions of Covid-19 patients to hospitals are 444 (daily change -4.31%). Average number of hospital admissions in 7 days: 430.

Average age of infected is 44 ( age range 0.2-105).

1482 people have been discharged from ICUs since the start of the pandemic in Greece.

Another 52 deaths in the last 24 hours increased death toll to 7,038. The average age of the deceased was 79 (age range  16-103). and 95.7% had underlying health problem and/or was over 70 years old.

Rolling weekly average cases at 2235 from 2034  last week.

PRC Tests in last 24 hours: 18,795(Positivity —%)

Rapid tests last 24 hours: 31,544

Positivity PCR+Rapid tests: 4.99%

Rt: 1.06 ( 0.98 previous week)

Daily growth at +1.2%

Geographical distribution March 13

Of the 2512 new coronavirus cases, 7 were detected at the country’s entry points.

7 of the new cases were detected at entry points, and another 1 travelers were already in the country.

The remaining cases are:

1,180 Attica

264 Thessaloniki

105 Achaia

81 Larissa

76 Viotia

58 Heraklio 57 Fthiotida

Each 38 Kozani, Corinth

Each 32 Evia, Pieria

Each 27 Ilia, Magnisia, Pella, Halkidiki

Each 26 Argolida, Ioannina

25 Chania

Each 23 Kavala, Kalymnos, Karditsa

29 Arcadia

19 Aitoloakarnania  18 Imathia

Each 17 Lesvos, Messinia

14 Serres

Each 12 Evros, Thesprotia

11 Kasotira 10 Evrytania 8 Fokida

Each 7 Arta, Kilkis, Rethymno, Trikala

Each 5 Grevena, Lakonia

Each 4 Drama, Kos, Xanthi, Sporades

Each 3 Rhodes, Zakynthos, Mykonos, Samos

Each 2 Corfu, Syros, Preveza

Each 1 Thira, Lasithi, Rodopi, Chios

55 under investigation

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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