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Greece’s new record: 50,126 coronavirus cases, geographic distribution

Daily coronavirus cases broke another all times record on Tuesday and Covid-related deaths exceeded the benchmark of 21,000. Greece’s health authorities announced 50,126 confirmed cases and 61 deaths in past 24 hours. The number of intubated Covid-patients in hospitals has decreased slightly increased to 619.

Infections in Attica reached almost 20,000.

Despite the sharp increase, the government announced on Tuesday evening that schools will open on January 10 as scheduled with enhanced testing for students and teachers. More on a separate post.

The government set a price cap of 47 euros on PCR tests in private diagnostic centers. the measure will go on effect on January 6.

Official EODY data January 4

Tests in last 24 hours:

PCR: 81,1484  RAPID: 568,617

Positivity PCR+RAPID: 7.71%

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 1,344,913* infections (daily change +3.9%).

*56 infection cases confirmed in previous days added on EODY data on Tuesday.

In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 264 infections are related to travel from abroad and 1,203 to other confirmed cases.

Rolling average 34,140 from 8,791 last week.

Rt 1.27 from 0,96 last week

61 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, brought the total of pandemic victims to 21,053*. Of these, 95.1% had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

*2 deaths from previous days added on EODY data on Tuesday.

619 patients are on ventilators in hospitals, from 626 a day earlier. Their median age is 64 years and 59.3% are men. 79.8% have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over.

Of the total in intubation, 525 (84.81%) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 94 (15.19%) are fully vaccinated.

3,782 Covid-patients have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

452 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +9.43%). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 429.

The median age of new infections is 36 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 78 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).

Vaccinations

Stand Jan 2

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Partly vaccinated 71.8%

Fully vaccinated 67.3%

Booster shot since Sept 13: 3,561,232

Geographic distribution January 4

Of the 50,126 new coronavirus cases, 52 were detected at the entry gates of the country and 18 among travelers already in Greece.

The remaining cases are:

19,828 Attica (!)

5,459 Thessaloniki (!)

1611 Achaia

1395 Heraklio

857 Ioannina 836 Evia

775 Pieria 765 Rhodes 758 Chania 709 Corinth

692 Kozani 660 Magnisia 643 Aitoloakarnania 621 Serres 600 Trikala

598 Imathia 579 Fthiotida 525 Ilia 521 Ilia 521 Karditsa 516 Viotia 508 Evros

495 Messinia 442 Kavala 420 Rethymno

372 Drama 363 Argolida 359 Pella 332 Arcadia 325 Lesvos 322 Arta

275 Xanthi 268 Corfu

Each 262 Lasithi, Florina

Each 258 Laconia, Halkidiki

244 Preveza 243 Kastoria 218 Chios 213 Rodopi 212 Thesprotia 202 Kilkis

186 Fokida

128 Zakynthos 114 Syros

102 Kos

94 Grevena 91 Kefalonia

84 Tinos

65 Kalymnos

Each 62 Ikaria, Thira

60 Naxos

56 Evrytania 49 Samos

38 Paros 34 Limnos

25 Thassos 23 Sporades

Each 17 Karpathos/Kasos, Andros

13 Mykonos

5 Ithaki

4 Milos

1218 under investigation

MAP infections per 100,000 population based on last 14 days

EODY daily coronavirus bulletin in Greek here.

More information on coronavirus in Greece on KTG here.

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  1. what do you expect when church goers kiss the icons in the church .i have seen it how idiotic is that if they had a brain they would be dangerous they will never learn, covid will never end break the rules you pay the price illness or death