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Greece registers 1606 new coronavirus cases, 78 deaths; 781 intubations

Greece’s health authorities announced on Monday evening 1606 new coronavirus cass and 78 deaths in the last 24 hours. The number of intubated Covid-patients stands at 781.

868 Covid-19 patients have lost their lives in April so far.

Death toll has reached 8,961. Total confirmed infections since the begin of the pandemic 297,085.

At the Live Briefing on Monday members of the National Vaccination Committee announced that the platform for more age categories and people with underlying health issues will open during this week. More details on a separate post.

Daily Cases – Deaths – Intubations


No vaccinations on Sundays.

733,840 people (6.8% of population) have received both vaccine doses, 701,673 people one dose.

Data on vaccinations in several regions here in vaccinationtracker.

Official data April 12

According to the official bulletin on Monday, based on the confirmed cases on the last 7 days, 50 are related to travel abroad and 2531 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.

51.4% of the infected are men.

The number of intubated coroinavirus patients stands at 781 from 780 a day earlier. Their average age is 68, among them 63.1% are men. 82.7% have underlying health problems and/or are aged over 70.

New admissions of Covid-19 patients to hospitals are 539 (daily change +17.17%) in the last 24 hours. Average number of hospital admissions in 7 days: 530.

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

1870 people have been discharged from ICUs since the start of the pandemic in Greece.

Another 78 deaths in the last 24 hours increased death toll to 8,961. 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 2836 from 3083  last week.

PRC Tests in last 24 hours: 6,988

Rapid tests last 24 hours: 13,684

Positivity PCR+Rapid tests: 7.77% (alert level over 4%)

Rt: 0.96 ( 0.98 previous week)

Daily growth at +0.5%.

Geographical distribution April 12

Of the 1606 new coronavirus cases, 9 were detected at the country’s entry points.

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

The remaining cases are:

716 Attica  

218 Thessaloniki

74 Achaia

47 Kozani, 41 Laeissa

Each 28 Kilkis, Pella

27 Serres 24 Kalymnos

Each 23 Evia, Karditsa

18 Imathia

Each 17 Arcadia, heraklio

Each 16 Ioannina, Kavala

15 Magnisia 14 Pieria

13 Rethymno

Each 12 Rodopi, Fthiotida

Each 11 Aitoloakarnania, Ilia, Corinth, Xanthi, Chania


Each 9 Viotia, Kastoria

Each 6 Argolida, Evros, Thassos

4 Lasithi

Each 3 Drama, Trikala, Florina, Chios

Each 2 Lakonia, Lesvos, Messinia, Fokida

Each 1 Grevena, Rhodes, Evrytania, Kefalonia, Limnos, Samos

65 under investigation

Maps to compare

 Number 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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