Coronavirus inections and hospitalizations increased in the week August 14-20, 2023 compared to the previous week, according to Covid-19 weekly report by the National Public Health Organisation (EODY), published on Thursday.
Hospital admissions for coronavirus (641) increased last week and also went up 54% overall compared to the average weekly for admissions during the last four weeks.
The number of new intubations (9) in the week of August 14-20 increased compared to the previous week, rising 50% in comparison to the average of new intubations in the last four weeks.
Currently there are 13 Covid-patients intubated in Greek hospitals.
33 Covid-patients died during the week. Their median age was 82 (age range: 63-99).
Weekly sampling of virus loads in urban waste in Greece showed a rise in SARS-CoV-2 in 7 of 10 regions checked.