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Greece Covid-19 Weekly: Hospitalizations up, deaths & intubations slightly down

Hospitalizations due to Covid-19 were up, while intubations and deaths  over the week October 16-22 were down compared to the previous week, according to the weekly report by the National Public Health Organisation (EODY), published on Thursday.

Course of Covid-Infections

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Covid-19 data Oct 16-22

Infections+Reinfections: 25,342* (-2,595)⚠️
Deaths: 37,798* (+50)⚠️
Hospital admissions: 1,065 (-17)⚠
Intubations: 56 (+3)⚠️
New intubations: 20 (-13)
PCR+Rapid Tests: 186,337 (-2,426)
Positivity (PRC+Rapid): 13.6% (-1.2)

Hospital admissions for coronavirus (1,065) increased last week and also spiked 12% overall compared to the average weekly rate for admissions during the last four weeks.

The number of new intubations (20) in the week of October 16-22 decreased compared to the previous week and also in comparison to the average of new intubations in the last four weeks (21).

At present, 56 people are intubated with Covid-19 in Greek hospitals.

50 Covid-patients died during the same week. Their median age was 87 (age range: 52-99).

Weekly sampling of virus loads in urban waste in Greece showed a rise in SARS-CoV-2 in 1 of 9 regions checked.

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