Greece’s health authorities announced on Wednesday evening 2,489 new coronavirus cases and 70 Covid-related deaths in the last 24 hours. The number of intubated patients has decreased further to 707.
Doctors and data confirm that the number of hospitalizations has constantly decreased in the last couple of days. Health experts said that there is no more waiting list for intubated Covid-19 patients in need of ICU bed.
Greek authorities announced today the much expected lifting of lockdown restrictions such the the sending of sms to leave home and for shopping. The curfew is shortened and starts half an hour after midnight. Allowed is also the inter-regional travel, however, with some preconditions for travel to/from the islands. All these go into force from Friday, May 14, 2021. More details on a separate post.
Deaths pink – Intubations blue
Vaccinations tracker per region here.
Official coronavirus data, May 12
Tests in the last 24 hours: PCR 18,499 Rapid tests 44,608
Positivity of PCR & Rapid: 3.94%
Rt: 0.86 from 0.96 last week
Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 369,554 infections (daily change: +0.7%%). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 49 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2616 to other confirmed cases.
51.2% of the infected are men.
There are 70 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 11,211. Of these, 95.5% had an underlying condition and/or were 70 years old.
A total of 707 Covid-patients (-25 patients than yesterday) are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 67 years. 61.5% are men. 82.9% have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or more.
2,226 patients have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.
318 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +8.16%). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 357.
The median age of new infections is 44 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 79 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).
Geographic distribution May 12
Infections in regions: per 100,000 population – Last 7 days
Of the 2489 new cases, 5 were detected at the entrance gates of the country and 2 among travelers already in the country.
The remaining cases are:
61 Larissa 60 Magnisia
Each 59 Heraklio, Ioannina
44 Viotia 37 Evia
31 Kalymnos, 30 Kozani
Each 28 Arcadia, Evros, Serres
Each 25 Lesvos, Chania
24 Kavala 22 Fthiotida
Each 21 Corinth, Florina
20 Argolida 19 Trikala
17 Imathia 16 Pella
Each 15 Corfu, Kilkis, Xanthi
14 Karditsa 13 Rethymno
Each 9 Kos, Pieria
Each 6 Thesprotia, Rodopi
Each 4 Grevena, Kastoria, Lakonia, Lasithi, Samos
Each 3 Arta, Rhodes, Thassos, Ikaria, Syros, Paros, MEssinia, Chios
Each 2 Evrytania, Zakynthos, Thira, Preveza, Sporades
Each 1 Karpathos/Kasos, Kefalonia, NAxos, Lefkada, Limnos, Fokida