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Greece weekly: 55,242 coronarivus cases, 107 deaths

Greece’s health authorities announced on Tuesday 55,242 coronavirus cases confirmed in the week of October 10-16, 2022. A total of 107 Covid-patients died in the same period.

The number of intubated Covid-patients stands at 74 on October 16.

The weekly cases are equivalent to 5,295 coronavirus cases per 1 mln people (weekly change: +8%), with 21% of the new weekly infections being reinfections.

Rt: 0.97

All confirmed infections since the pandemic began are 5,081,981.

A total of 1,351 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital during the week of October 10-16 (193 patients on a weekly average, +23% compared to the previous week), while the total number of Covid-19 patients discharged from hospitals for the same week was 968 (138 as weekly average, or +10% compared to previous week).

In addition, 74 hospital patients were on ventilators on October 16. Their median age is 73 years and 95.9% have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over.

During the week of October 10-16 there were also 107 deaths from Covid-19, or 10 deaths per 1 mln people (weekly change: -5%), of whom 13 (12%) died after at least 29 days since their coronavirus infection was confirmed, bringing the total of pandemic victims since the pandemic began to 33,426. Of the people who died, 96% had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or above.

The Omicron variant is prevailing, while there are 31 cases in total with the Kentaurus variant.

The median age of the infected people is 39 years, while the median age of the deceased is 80 years.

Geographic distribution Oct 10-16

19,550 Attica

7,680 Thessaloniki

Distribution across the country:

via healthreport.gr

EODY weekly bulletin in Greek here.

More information on coronavirus incl vaccination in Greece here on KTG.

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