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Greece weekly: 36,146 coronavirus cases, 111 deaths

Greece’s health authorities announced on Tuesday 36,146 new coronavirus cases confirmed in the week of September 12-18, 2022.  A total of 111 Covid-patients died in the same period, while the number of intubated patients stands at 82, the weekly report of the National Public Health Organization EODY. There is a …

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Greece: 18,967 coronavirus cases, deaths rise to 26; intubated 95

Greece’s health authorities announced on Saturday, 18,967 coronavirus cases and 14 deaths in the last 24 hours. The number of intubated Covid-patients in hospitals ICUs stands at 97. Friday, July 1 18,996 coronavirus cases, 18 deaths, 95 ICUs EODY bulletin July 2 Tests last 24 hours: 131,591 PCR: 13,026 RAPID: 118,565 …

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From Prison to ICU: Golden Dawn leader intubated following Covid-19 infection

Convicted Golden Dawn leader and founder Nikos Michaloliakos has been intubated due to Covid-19 infection. He is currently in the ICU of the university hospital of Larissa, where he was transferred from prison.. The man who has underlying health issues was not vaccinated against the virus. Mihaloliakos was transferred to …

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Tsiodras/Lytras study on intubated Covid-patients: Mortality at 87% if outside ICU, discrepancies in hospital regions, limits of health system

A study conducted by the members of the Epidemiologists Committee Sotiris Tsiodras and  Theodoros Lytras examined in-hospital mortality of intubated COVID-19 patients in Greece, in relation to total intubated patient load, intensive care unit (ICU) availability and hospital region. Apart from the medical aspect, the study has also political one …

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VIP-ICU: Hospital workers accuse Greek gov’t of reserving ICUs beds for V.I.P.

Hospital workers in Greece accused the conservative government on Wednesday of reserving Intensive Care Units (ICU) beds for “Vre Important Patients”, Greeks now call VIP-ICU. The allegations come as over 100 intubated patients are been “treated” outside ICUs in hospitals across the country. President of Hospital Workers Federation (POEDIN). Michalis …

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Greek PM claims ICUs for intubated Covid-patients “unnecessary”; seeks booster shot in 4 months

Greek Prime Minister and obviously wanna-be-medical-doctor Kyriakos Mitsotakis surprised medical staff at hospitals on Wednesday when he claimed that “ICUs are in fact “unnecessary” as there is no medical “study that there are more deaths of intubated Covid-patients outside ICU than inside.” “Yes, there are intubated [Covid-patients] outside the ICUs. …

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Tourist who arrived in Greece with “negative” PCR test in ICU with Covid-19 UPD

A foreign national who arrived in Greece four days ago has been intubated in the intensive care unit of a hospital in Thessaloniki. The 65-year-old tourist arrived in northern Greece with negative molecular PCR test on May 29. He was admitted to ICU on Tuesday, June 1. When he sought …

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“Νο problem if intubated patients wait 24-48 hours for ICU bed, we give them oxygen,” says State Minister

Greek state minister Giorgos Gerapetritis is a lawyer and boviously a self-proclaimed pneumonologist specialized in Covid-19. “There is no problem if an intubated Covid-patient awaits 24-48 hours outside ICU,” he claimed on Wednesday. He said that “there is no need for additional ICU beds or requisition of private clinics< and …

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Hospitals in Athens on Red Alert, gov’t still wants to see “if circumstantial”

Hospitals in Athens and Attica are on Red Alert due to increase of coronavirus infections and intubated patients wait in normal wards for an ICU bed The Greek government admitted on Wednesday that thε public health care system is “beleaguered by an increase of Covid-patients.” According to Hospital workers’ union …

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Greece: 1533 new coronavirus cases, 59 deaths, intubations rise to 605

Greece’s health authorities announced on Tuesday, 1533 new coronavirus cases with much fewer PCR and Rapid tests due to the Clean Monday holiday. 59 more Covid-patients died in the last 24 hours. The number of intubations has further increased to 605, that is 41 more than on Monday. Death toll …

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Relatives of Covid-19 patients who died off ICU in N. Greece seek justice

Relatives of patients who died of Covid-19 in hospitals in northern Greece are examining the legal options to to appeal to Justice. The patients have died in normal Covid-19 wards in hospitals in Thessaloniki and other cities in the north of the country. The relatives want to know whether their …

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City of Serres to donate Christmas decoration money for ICU beds

Authorities in the city of Serres in northern Greece hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic said Thursday scrap plans to set up Christmas decorations and a nativity scene this year to donate the money to the local hospital’s intensive care ward. “We have decided to use the funds to pay …

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