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Covid-19 measures for schools: No masks but “soap & water for visibly dirty hands”

Greece’s National Health Care organization EODY issued a series of measures for schools in order to reduce the transmission of respiratory infections such as Covid-19, influenza and others. The “measures” or better say “recommendations” were issued late on Thursday as schools resume operation after the Christmas holidays. Worth noting that …

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Sharp increase of Covid-19 and cocaine in Attica over holidays

Testing on raw sewage in Athens showed a steep spike in Covid-19 infections and the use of cocaine over the holiday season. Nikos Thomaidis, Professor of Analytical Chemistry at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens told state broadcaster ERT on Tuesday. “The reality is that in the last month …

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Greece weekly report: Sharp increase in Covid-19, flu infections

There was a sharp increase in cases of Covid-19, flu or flu-like symptoms and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) infections between 18-24 December, according to the weekly report by the National Organisation for Public Health released on Friday. There was an increased spread of the SARS-CoV2 virus in the community, while  …

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Greece’s Infections Committee recommends the Masks return

Greece’s National Committee for Infections decided on Thursday to recommend the use of masks in closed spaces, hospitals and health facilities as well as in public transport means after the constant increase of hospitalizations due to Covid-19  and the low rate of updated vaccination. Over 1,600 people are currently hospitalized …

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Covid-19 deaths in Greece increased in the week Oct 23-29

Deaths from Covid-19 have increased, while all other indicators such as infections, hospitalizations and intubations decreased in the week of October 23-29, 2023, the National health Care organization EODY announced in its weekly report published on Thursday. The positivity in all tested samples showed a decrease compared to the previous …

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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 Covid-19 data Oct 16-22 Infections+Reinfections: 25,342* (-2,595)⚠️ Deaths: 37,798* (+50)⚠️ …

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Greece weekly: Coronavirus infections and hospitalizations on the rise

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 …

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Covid-19 infections increase again in Greece; 11% “Eris” strain

New cases of Covid-19 infections increased in the week of July 31-August 6 when compared to the previous week, according to the weekly report by the National Public Health Organisation (EODY), published on Thursday. 11% of the new cases is owed to the new ‘Eris‘ strain of the coronavirus, it …

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Coronavirus infections in Greece dropped; 20 deaths in a week

New cases of both coronavirus and influenza (flu) dropped over the week of June 12-18, according to the weekly report by the National Public Health Organisation (EODY), published on Thursday. Hospital admissions for coronavirus (225) also decreased last week, dropping 57% overall compared to the average weekly for admissions during …

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Coronavirus infections in Greece slightly dropped, yet 37 deaths in a week

New cases of coronavirus slightly dropped slightly over the week of June 5-11, 2023, according to the weekly report by the Greek National Public Health Organization (EODY), published on Thursday. Hospital admissions for coronavirus (356) also decreased last week, dropping 38% overall compared to the average weekly for admissions during …

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Coronavirus infections slightly dropped; 38 Covid-deaths in a week

New cases of both coronavirus and of influenza (flu) dropped slightly over the week of May 29-June 4, according to the weekly report by the National Public Health Organization (EODY), published on Thursday. Hospital admissions for coronavirus (486) also decreased last week, dropping 21% overall compared to the average weekly …

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Drop in coronavirus infections and flu cases; 45 deaths in a week

New cases of both coronavirus and of influenza (flu) dropped slightly over the week of May 22-28, according to the weekly report by the National Public Health Organization (EODY), published on Thursday. Hospital admissions for coronavirus also decreased last week, dropping 2% overall compared to the average weekly for admissions …

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Coronavirus cases slightly increase; 52 Covid-deaths

New cases of both the coronavirus and the flu slightly increased over the week of May 15-21, according to the weekly report by Greece’s National Public Health Organization (EODY), published on Thursday. Hospital admissions for coronavirus also went up last week, yet dropping 7% overall compared to the average weekly …

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Rise in coronavirus infections; 52 Covid-deaths May 1-7

New cases of coronavirus went up slightly over the week of May 1-7, 2023 while those of influenza (flu) decreased, according to the weekly report by the National Public Health Organization (EODY). Hospital admissions for coronavirus also dropped last week, dropping 13% overall compared to the average weekly for admissions …

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WHO declares Coronavirus COVID-19 is over as health emergency

The World Health Organization WHO has declared the end of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as a global health emergency. The pandemic has killed “at least 20 million” people, the WHO also announced. The decision was taken during a session of committee members on Thursday, May 4, 2023. "It is therefore …

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Coronavirus cases dropped; 57 Covid-deaths in a week

New cases of coronavirus dropped over the week of April 24-30, 2023 while cases of influenza (flu) infection rose, according to the weekly report by the National Public Health Organization (EODY). Hospital admissions for coronavirus also dropped last week but were up 3% compared to the average weekly for admissions …

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