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Greece: 2411 new coronavirus cases, 67 deaths, intubations rise to 837

The number of intubated Covid-19 patients hit a new negative record on Saturday and increased further to 837 in the past 24 hours. According to Greece’ health authorities, 2411 new coronavirus cases were confirmed, while another 67 patients lost their lives due to complications of Covid-19.

Death toll has reached 9,397. Total confirmed infections since the begin of the pandemic 313,444.

Authorities said on Friday that 5,400 Covid-19 patients are hospitalized across the country with 2,500 of them being in Athens and Attica.

Daily Cases

Death pink – Intubations blue


No vaccinations on Sundays.

Stand 16. April: 767,071 people (7.2% of population) have received both vaccine doses, 853,006 people one dose.

Data on vaccinations in several regions here in vaccinationtracker.

Official data April 17

According to the official bulletin on Saturday,, based on the confirmed cases on the last 7 days, 59 are related to travel abroad and 3265 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.

51.3% of the infected are men.

The number of intubated coroinavirus patients stands at 837 from 824 a day earlier. Their average age is 68, among them 61.9% are men. 85.2% have underlying health problems and/or are aged over 70.

New admissions of Covid-19 patients to hospitals are 507 (daily change -7.31%) in the last 24 hours. Average number of hospital admissions in 7 days: 514.

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

1936 people have been discharged from ICUs since the start of the pandemic in Greece.

Another 67 deaths in the last 24 hours increased death toll to 9,397. 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 2822 from 2907  last week.

PRC Tests in last 24 hours: 17,532

Rapid tests last 24 hours: 46,649

Positivity PCR+Rapid tests: 3.76% (alert level over 4%)

Rt: 0.98 ( 0.96 previous week)

Daily growth at +0.8%.

Geographical distribution April 17

Of the 2411 new coronavirus cases, 7 were detected at the country’s entry points.

7 of the new cases were detected at entry points, and in another 0 travelers already in the country.

The remaining cases are:

1169 Attica  

299 Thessaloniki

73 Larissa

55 Achaia

For the remaining areas, please, check the table below:

108 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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