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Greece: 1,558 new coronavirus cases, 10 deaths; geographic distribution

Greece’s health authorities announced on Sunday, 1,558 new coronavirus cases and 10 Covid-related deaths in the last 24 hours. The number of intubated Covid-patients in hospitals Intensive Care Units stands at 123.

Note that PCR and Rapid tests were several thousands less in the past 24 hours due to weekend.

There seems to be a kind of mess with quarantine hotels on the islands and the provisions of the Shipping Ministry demanding testing for those unvaccinated returning from the islands to the mainland.


Stand July 16, 2021:


Note that the vaccination roll out has slowed down the the last couple of days.

Of the 5,398,353 vaccinated citizens (51.8% of population with at least one dose):

864,098 Partially vaccinated 

4,534,255 Fully vaccinated (43.5%)

Vaccinations tracker per region here.

Official coronavirus data, July 18

Tests in the last 24 hours: PCR  9.720 Rapid tests 45,853

Positivity of PCR & Rapid: 2.80%

blue: tests red: positivity


Rt: 1.38 from 0.8 two weeks ago.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 457,312 infections (daily change: +0.3%). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 148 infections are related to travel abroad and 1557 to other confirmed cases.


Rolling average: 2531 (1759 previous week)

51.2% of the infected are men.

There are 10 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, the total of pandemic victims to 12,850.  Of these, 95.5% had an underlying condition and/or were 70 years old.


A total of 123 Covid-patients – from 124 a day earlier -are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 66 years. 60.2% are men. 87.8% have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or more.

2,757 patients have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

132 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +8.2%). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 109.


The median age of new infections is 42 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 78 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).

Geographic distribution July 18

Regional units epidemiological load: last 7 days – infections per 100,000 population


Of the 1558 new cases, 11 were detected at the entrance gates of the country and 4 among travelers already in the country.

The remaining cases are:

610 Attica

112 Thessaloniki

91 Heraklio

50 Rethymno 45 Chania

40 Larissa

39 Mykonos 39 Corinth

33 Achaia

29 Karditsa 28 Rhodes

27 Magnisia 25 Ioannia

22 Evia 20 Lasithi

19 Paros 18 Evros

17 Aitoloakarnania

Each 13 Arcadia, Corfu, Thira

Each 12 Thesprotia, Lesvos

11 Zakynthos

Each 10 Messinia, Serres

Each 9 Ilia, Lakonia, Pieria

Each 8 Kos, Kozani, Naxos

7 Argolida

Each 6 Viotia, preveza, Fokida

Each 5 Kalymnos, Samos, Trikala, Florina, Halkidiki

Each 4 Grevena, Milos, Tinos

Each 3 Drama, Syros

Each 2 Imathia, Andros, Rodopi, Fthiotida, Chios

Each 1 Ikaria, Kavala, Kastoria, Kilkis, Lefkada, Xanthi, Pella, Sporades

49 under investigation
Coronavirus Infections Maps to compare
Greece’s Covid-map of confirmed infections in the last 14 days, based on permanent or temporary residence.
Official data by EODY Daily Report in Greek here.
More information on coronavirus in Greece here.

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