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Greece: 1957 mew coronavirus cases, 43 deaths, intubations decrease

Greece registered 1,957 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 2 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) reported on Saturday.

Greece has confirmed 375,831 infections from the start of the pandemic (daily change: +0.5 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 49 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,677 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 43 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 11,365. Of these, 95.2 pct had an underlying condition and/or were 70 years old.

A total of 661 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 67 years and 82.6 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or more. Another 2,272 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 332 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change of a -20.73 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 334.

The median age of new infections is 44 years, while the median age of the deceased is 78.

Geographic distribution May 15

Of the 1957 new coronavirus cases, 2 were detected at the country’s entrance points and 3 among travelers already in the country.

The remaining cases are:

886 Attica

184 Thessaloniki

84 under investigation

79 Aitoloakarnania

61 Larissa

49 Magnisia 42 Heraklio 41 Ioannina

33 Achaia 30 Evros

29 Viotia

Each 24 Trikala, Chania

22 Evia

Each 20 Argolida, Lesvos

Each 18 Arcadia, Pieria

Each 17 Ilia, Kozani

16 Kavala

Each 14 Kalymnos, Corinth, Serres

Each 13 Imathia, Xanthi

12 Fthiotida

Each 11 Thesprotia, Corfu

Each 10 Kastoria, Rethymno, Halkidiki

Each 9 Drama, Kilkis, Florina

Each 7 Kos, Karditsa, Pella

Each 6 Ikaria, Lasithi, Rodopi

Each 5 Grevena, Messinia

4 Paros 3 Chios

Each 2 Karpathos/Kasos, Rhodes, Zakynthos, Andros, Syros, Fokida

Each 1 Arta, Thassos, Kefalonia, Milos, Thira, Naxos, Lakonia, Samos

Official daily report (in Greek) here

More information on coronavirus in Greece (in English) here

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