Greece’s health authorities announce don Tuesday 61,139 coronavirus cases confirmed in the week October 31-November 6 (ISO week 44 /2022).
The number of coronavirus deaths recorded in the same period was 134.
Intubated Covid-patients in hospitals across the country stood at 89 on November 6.
According to National Public Health Organization (EODY) weekly bulletin on the course of the pandemic, the 61,139 coronavirus cases are equivalent to 5,860 coronavirus cases per 1 mln people (weekly change: +14%).
25% of the new weekly infections are reinfections.
All confirmed infections since the pandemic began are 5,250,288.
A total of 1,460 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital during the week of October 31-November 6, while the total number of Covid-19 patients discharged from hospitals for the same week was 1,246 (178 as weekly average, or -23% compared to previous week).
In addition, 89 hospital patients were on ventilators on November 6. Their median age is 76 years and 98.9% have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or more.
During the week of October 31-November 6 there were also 134 deaths from Covid-19, or 13 deaths per 1 mln people (weekly change: -19%), bringing the total of pandemic victims since the pandemic began to 33,888.
Of the people who died, 96.1% had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or more.
The median age of those who were infected was 39 years of age, and of those who died it was 80.
The number of detected new sub-mutations BQ1 and BQ1.1. reached 26 in the week of reference. Omicron 5remains the prevailing mutation in 95% of the new infections.
The viral load is increasing as well. Indicative in Attica there is an increase of 69%.
Chart: increase and decreased in viral load
Geographic distribution: Oct 31 – Nov 6, 2022
Distribution across Greece
EODY via healthreport.gr
EODY weekly bulletin in Greek here.
More information on coronavirus in the country incl advice for travelers in Greece here.