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Greece weekly: 33,590 coronavirus cases, 129 deaths

Greece’s health authorities announced on Tuesday 33,590 new confirmed coronavirus cases recorded in the week  September 5-11, 2022, ISO-Week 36/2022. A total of 129 Covid-patients died in the same period.

The number of Covid-patients intubated in hospitals stands at 101.

The 33,590 coronavirus cases are equivalent to 3,220 coronavirus cases per 1 mln people (weekly change: -17%), with 22% of the new weekly infections being reinfections, the National Health Care Organization EODY said in its weekly bulletin.

Rt: 0.88%

All confirmed infections since the pandemic began are 4,838,811.

A total of 793 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital during the week of September 5-11 (113 patients on a weekly average, -19% compared to the previous week), while the total number of Covid-19 patients discharged from hospitals for the same week was 867 (124 as weekly average, or -16% compared to previous week).

In addition, 101 hospital patients were on ventilators on September 11. Their median age is 70 years and 96% have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or more.

During the week of September 5-11 there were also 129 deaths from Covid-19, or 12 deaths per 1 mln people (weekly change: -30%), bringing the total of pandemic victims since the pandemic began to 32,894.

Of the people who died, 96% had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70  or more.

The median age of those who were infected was 38 years of age, and of those who died it was 80.

EODY weekly bulletin in Greek here.
More information on coronavirus in Greece and the new booster vaccines here on KTG.

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