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Greece: 1707 new coronavirus cases, 69 deaths, 681 patients in intubation

Greece’s health authorities announced on Monday, 1707 new coronavirus cases with much fewer tests due to Sunday. New negative records: positivity at 12.13percent, 69 deaths in past 24 hours and 681 Covid-19 patients in intubation.

Death toll has reached 7,531. Total confirmed infections since the begin of the pandemic a year ago: 238,830.

The health Ministry proceeded with the requisition of private doctors’ services in Attica as the pressure in hospitals remains high.

Public hospital doctors and personnel speak of dozens of Covid-patients with portable ventilators outside ICUs.

Daily Cases – Deaths/Intubations



No vaccinations on Sundays.

By March 21, a total of 468,000 citizens have received both doses.

Data on vaccinations in several regions here in vaccinationtracker.

Official data March 22

According to the official bulletin on Monday, based on the confirmed cases on the last 7 days, 79 are related to travel abroad and 3075 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.

51.5% of the infected are men.

The number of intubated coroinavirus patients in ICUs stands at 681 from 674 a day earlier. Their average age is 68, among them 66.4% are men. 80.9% have underlying health problems and/or are aged over 70.

New admissions of Covid-19 patients to hospitals are 394 (daily change -23.05%). Average number of hospital admissions in 7 days: 472.

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

1592 people have been discharged from ICUs since the start of the pandemic in Greece.

Another 69 !!! deaths in the last 24 hours increased death toll to 7,531. 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 confirmed coronavirus cases at 2373 from 2299  last week.

PRC Tests in last 24 hours: 6,915 (Positivity —%)

Rapid tests last 24 hours: 7,159

Positivity PCR+Rapid tests: 12.13%

Rt: 1.10 ( 1.06 previous week)

Daily growth at +0.7%

Data March 21

On Sunday, reordered were: 1,514 new coronavirus cases by just 18,059 PCR & Rapid tests due to the weekend. 41 deaths in 24 hours and 674 intubated patients.

Geographical distribution March 22

Of the 1707 new coronavirus cases, 21 were detected at the country’s entry points.

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

The remaining cases are:

801 Attica  

130 Thessaloniki

116 Achaia

74 Larissa

40 Kozani

32 Chania 20 Corinth

28 Aitoloakarnania 25 Heraklio

Each 24 Ioannina, Fthiotia

22 Evia 20 Imathia

Each 19 Viotia, Kavala

17 Pella 15 Trikala

14 Arcadia 13 Magnisia

Each 12 Argolida, Kalymnos

11 Ilia

Each 10 Karditsa, Samos

Each 9 Grevena, Kastoria

8 Serres

Each 7 Kilkis, Mykonos

Each 6 Rhodes, Zakynthos, Messinia, Halkidiki

Each 5 Thesprotia, Lesvos, Pieria, Rethymno, Chios

Each 4 Arta, Preveza

Each 3 Evrytania, Corfu, Lakonia, Florina

Each 2 Drama, Evros, Kefalonia, thira, Naxos, Tinos, Lasithi, Rodopi

Each 1 Kos, Andros, Milos, Lefkada

38 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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