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Greece: 2,156 coronavirus cases, 8 deaths, 188 intubations; geo distribution

Greece’s health authorities announced on Monday 2,156 new coronavirus cases and 8 Covid-related deaths in the past 24 hours. The number of intubated Covid-patients in hospitals Intensive Care Units increased further to 188, twelve more than a day earlier.

Note that due to weekend, PCR and Rapid test are several thousands fewer than during the weekdays.


Stand: August 1, 2021:


Of the 5,706,416 vaccinated citizens (54.7% of population with at least one dose):

539,156  Partially vaccinated

5,167,260 Fully vaccinated (49.6%)

Vaccinations tracker per region here.

Official coronavirus data, August 2

Tests in the last 24 hours: PCR  5,628 Rapid tests 43,192

Positivity of PCR & Rapid: 4.42%

blue: tests red: positivity


Rt: 1.16 from 123 last week.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 497,061 infections (daily change: +0.4%). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 155 infections are related to travel abroad and 1687 to other confirmed cases.


Rolling average: 2647 (2584 previous week)

51.2% of the infected are men.

There are 8 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, the total of pandemic victims to 12,983.  Of these, 95.1% had an underlying condition and/or were 70 years old.

Light blue: intubations Pink: deaths


A total of 188 Covid-patients – from 176 a day earlier – are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 65 years. 64.9% are men. 80.90% have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or more.

According to EODY, intubated Covid-patients based on age group are:

  • 18-39: 11
  • 40-64: 83
  • 65+  :  94

2,815 patients have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

167 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +2.45%). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 173.

Red: admissions Green: discharges


The median age of new infections is 41 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 78 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).

Geographic distribution August 2

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


New: Crete listed as one region

Of the 2156 new cases, 8 were detected at the entrance gates of the country and 11 among travelers already in the country.

The remaining cases are:

615 Attica

241 Thessaloniki

122 Heaklio

106 Chania

81 Rhodes

77 Achaia

35 Evia 33 Kozani

32 Larissa 30 Rethymno

Each 29 Kavala, Corinth

28 Corfu 26 Aitoloakarnania

Each 25 Argolida, Halkidiki

21 Lasithi

Each 20 Naxos, Paros, Messinia, Trikala, Chios

Each 19 Evros, Zakynthos, Fthiotida,

18 Lesvos

Each 17 Arcadia, Pieria

Each 16 Mykonos, Serres

Each 15 Viotia, Imathia

14 Magnisia

Each 13 Arta, Kos, Ioannina, Preveza

Each 12 Drama, Ilia, Kalymnos, Thira, Lakonia

Each 11 Lefkada, Florina

Each 7 Karditsa, Kilkis, Pella

Each 6 Xanthi, SPorades

Each 4 Thesproti, Samos

Each 3 Kastoria, KEfalonia, Andros, Rodopi, Fokida

Each 2 Thassos, Ikaria, Syros, Limnos

Each 1 Grevena, Karpathos/Kasos, Evrytania, Milos, Tinos

121 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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