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Over 400 died in water-related activities in 2023

Over 400 people lost their lives in 2023 while participating in recreational water-based activities, a report by the Safe Water Sports organization has found. Of the 407 fatalities, 400 people lost their lives at sea and the rest in activities in internal waters bodies like lakes, rivers and pools. The …

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54 whooping cough cases incl. 2 deaths recorded in Greece

54 cases of whooping cough (pertussis) including two fatalities have been recorded  in Greece since the beginning of 2024. According to data from the National Public Health Organization (EODY), infected have been 32 children among them 11 infants under the age of one, and 22 adolescents. Recorded have been also …

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No new intubation due to Covid-19 in Greece, March 4-10

For the first time since the Coronavirus outbreak, no new intubations due to Covid-19 infection have been recorded in Greece in the week March 4-10, 2024. All recipients of SARS-CoV-2 testing exhibit a decrease. The positivity rate for influenza in the community remains above 10% according to the epidemiological weekly …

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Greece weekly: 65 patients died of Covid-19 and 5 of flu

The spread of Covid-19 appears to be limited, however, the ‘hard factors’ remain high with 65 death of coronavirus patients in the week January 22-28, 2024, Greece’s National Health Organization EODY said in its weekly report. 5 people died from flu in the same week. According to EODY, the number …

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Greece weekly report: 73 died of COVID-19, 8 of flu

Covid-related deaths and hospital admissions eased in the past week after a dramatic spike over the holidays, but the number of Covid-19 deaths remained high with 73 fatalities. Greece’s National Health organization EODY said in its weekly report for the week January 15-21 published on Thursday. At the same time, …

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Greece Weekly: Deaths of Covid-19 patients rise to 103

There is an increase in weekly deaths from COVID-19 in Greece, according to the epidemiological report of the National Health Care Organization EODY for the period January 8-14, 2024. All other indicators showed a decrease, the report stressed.. The most common sub-variant is JN.1 (44%). According to EODY, flu positivity …

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Greece weekly report: COVID-19 deaths rise to 93

Deaths due to Covid-19 rose to 93 and new intubations increased in the week January 1-7, 2024, the weekly epidemiological report of Greece’s National Health Care Organization EODY said on Thursday. The hard indicators of Covid-19 that is deaths, hospital admissions and intubations, show an increase, the reported underlined. Positivity …

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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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Birth rate in Greece drops by 10.3% in 2022

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) announces data on the evolution of demographic indicators in Greece for 2022. Data refer to vital events such as births, deaths, marriages, and registered partnerships of the population residing in the Greek Territory, during 2022. In this publication, for the first time, statistical data on …

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Covid-19 infections increase, 39 deaths in Sept 11-17

New cases of Covid-19 increased in the week of September 11-17, 2023 compared to the previous week, according to the weekly report by the National Public Health Organisation (EODY), published on Thursday. Most of the new infections were caused by the ‘Eris’ coronavirus strain, while 5 cases were confirmed to …

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Greece Floods: Deaths rise to 15; rescues continues from flooded villages (videos)

Huge problems continued in the flooded areas of the plain of Thessaly, Central Greece, on Monday, despite signs that the water level in the Pinios River was starting to subside even though very slowly. Storm Daniel may have stopped pouring rain in the area since last week, however, the tonnes …

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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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West Nile Virus infections spread across more areas in Greece

West Nile mosquito

An alert for West Nile virus has now been raised in 19 Greek municipalities after an increase in cases across more areas of the country during the last week. The National Public Health Organization said that from the start of this year’s surveillance period until Tuesday afternoon, 21 domestic instances …

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West Nile Virus claims 2 lives; 11 infection cases in Greece

West Nile mosquito

The West Nile virus has claimed the lives of two infected patients, Greece’s National Health Care Organization announced on Tuesday. Both were over 81 years old and the cause of their deaths has been manifested in the central Nerves system. Furthermore, eight new cases of the infection have been recorded …

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