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Greece weekly: 50,576 coronavirus cases, 217 deaths, 117 intubations

Greece’s health authorities announced on Tuesday, August 30, a total of 50,579 confirmed coronavirus cases in the week of August 22-28, 2022 (ISO 34/2022). In the same period 202 [217] Covid-patients have died, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said in its weekly report.

The number of intubated Covid-patients stands at 117.

All confirmed infections since the pandemic began are 4,762,627, of them 51.9% are women.

Weekly bulletin in brief:

  • 50,579 cases (weekly change -10%) reinfections at 23%.
  • 217 deaths (49.2per day)
  • 117 intubated
  • 1174 hospital admissions ( weekly change -23%)

Rt estimated at 0.89 from 0.92 previous week

202 deaths from Covid-19 registered in the August 22-28 week, a ratio of 19 deaths per 1 mln people (weekly change: -24%), bringing the total of pandemic victims since the pandemic began to 32,552. Of the deceased, 95.9% had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

Again there is a discrepancy in the EODY deaths numbers, based on the previous week total 217 people died in the ISO 34/2022.

  • Deaths in August 1-28: 1,175
  • Deaths in July 1-31: 1,145

A total of 117 Covid-patients were on ventilators in hospitals on August 28. Their median age is 69 years , 68.4% are men and 96.6% have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over.

1,173 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospitals during the same week (weekly change -23%), while 1,208 were discharged at the same time.

The average age of infected is 38, while the average age of the deceased is 80.

Geographic distribution August 22-28

Distribution: Infections cases across Greece:



MAP infections in the last 14 days per 100,000 population


EODY weekly bulletin in Greek here.

More information about coronavirus in Greece here on KTG

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