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Covid-deaths in Greece exceed 27,000-benchmark; 26,785 new coronavirus cases

Covid-related deaths in Greece exceeded 27,000 since the start of the pandemic, as another 34 patients lost their lives in the past 24 hours. On Tuesday, health authorities announced also 26,785 new coronavirus cases. The number of intubated Covid-patients has decreased to 342.

EODY data March 22

Tests past 24 hours

PCR 33,898  RAPID 407.950

Positivity PCR+RAPID: 6.06%

Rt: 1.04 from 0.99 last week

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 2,838,891 infections (daily change: +1.0%). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 170 infections are related to travel from abroad and 1451 to other confirmed cases.


Rolling average 22,015 from 20,954 last week.

34 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours brought the total of pandemic victims to 27,029. Of these, 95.2% had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

342  patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 69 years, 63.3% are men and 90.9% have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over.

Of the total in ventilation, 216 (63.16%) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 126 (36.84%) are fully vaccinated.

4,408 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

334 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +10.23%). The average daily admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 342.


The median age of new infections is 36 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 79 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).

Geographic distribution March 22

Of the 26,785 new coronavirus infections, 21 were detected at entry points and 6 among travelers already in the country.

The remaining case are:

9647 Attica

2798 Thessaloniki

1032 Heraklio

Etoloakarnania 582
Argolida 203
Arcadia 199
Achaia 622
Viotia 300
Drama 162
Evros 230
Evia 489
Zakynthos 103
Ilia 309
Imathia 343
Heraklion 1032
Ioannina 320
Kavala 213
Karditsa 185
Corfu 246
Kilkis 136
Kozani 453
Corinth 358
Kos 104
Laconia 242
Larissa 734
Lasithi 231
Lesvos 156
Magnesia 486
Messinia 399
Naxos 107
Xanthi 171
Pella 284
Pieria 172
Preveza 113
Rethymno 208
Rodopi 116
Rhodes 222
Serres 297
Syros 112
Trikala 386
Fthiotida 382
Florina 123
Halkidiki 248
Chania 534
Chios 153

Regions with 2- or 1-digit infections:



684 under investigation

MAP Infections in the past 14 days per 100,000 population

To Compare

For more details incl the geographic distribution check at EODY  daily bulletin in Greek here.

More information on coronavirus  and restrictions in Greece here on KTG.

PS Due to the war in Ukraine, KTG cannot currently post the lengthy Coronavirus bulletins on daily basis as it has done since February 2020.

However, you will be always informed in changes regarding Covid-restrictions and updated Covid-maps.

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One comment

  1. It seems like we all have to live with this damned virus and its mutations. Well, as long as we all take take vaccine it will be manageable, I hope!!! Also hope to be back in beloved Greece in the fall, have missed it so much!