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Eight elderly die of Covid-19 in nursery home in Patras

Eight elderly people died of Covid-19 complications in a nursery home in Patras, western Peloponnese in recent days. The overwhelming majority of them, seven in total, were not vaccinated. Two more people in the same home died from causes other than the pandemic even though they were also tested positive …

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Crete: 6 coronavirus infections in nursing home; hospitals under pressure

Five elderly and one member of the staff at a private nursing home in Lasithi, eastern Crete. All cases were found to have been infected with the Delta strain of the coronavirus. Covid-19 tests carried out to the remaining staff and the elderly were reportedly negative. Speaking to state broadcaster …

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The Nursing Home of Horror: Prosecutor investigates death of 68 elderly in Chania

Appalling conditions in a nursing home in Chania may have lead to the deaths of 68 to 72 elderly. Excessive use of sedatives and ill-treatment nearing torture. Elderly left to starve, tied in their beds, often beaten by personnel. Filth and negligence and accommodation in the basement for those paying …

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Outbreak in nursing homes: Dozens of elderly and staff positive to Covid-19

Alarm sounded in a nursing home in Marousi suburb, northern Athens, on Monday morning when dozens of elderly residents and staff were tested positive to Covid-19. Both residents and staff had received vaccination some ten days ago. Already 12 elderly have been transferred to hospitals due to the seriousness of …

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Owner of nursing home with Covid-19 cases commits suicide UPD

The owner of a nursing home in northern Athens where cases of Covid-19 have been detected committed suicide on Wednesday morning. He was reportedly found dead in his home. One elderly woman and two employees were infected with the coronavirus. According to media information, the 41-year-old owner had left a …

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Elderly in nursing home infected; Greeks ignore coronavirus restrictions

Twelve elderly residents of a nursing home in Glyfada suburb of south Athens have been detected positive to Covid-19  within a week. At the same time, parts of the Greek society keep ignoring restrictions to contain the spread of the coronavirus and are crowding at parties and in churches even …

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Over 40 elderly tested positive after outbreak in Athens nursing home

At least 40 people, elderly and personnel, have been tested positive to Covid-19 at a care home in downtown Athens in the last few hours setting health authorities on alert and enforcing a 10-day lockdown of the facility. Ambulances were seen on Thursday morning transferring elderly to various coronavirus designated …

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18 elderly, 1 worker in care facility in Athens tested positive to COVID-19

Eighteen elderly and one employee in a care home in Athens have been tested positive in Covid-19 and a big operation is underway to transfer the infected seniors to hospitals. The news was reported by the Civil Protection and the National Public Health Organization (EODY) reported on Wednesday evening. Eight …

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22 confirmed coronavirus cases in nursing home; 15 of them elderly

22 people have been infected with Covid-19 in a nursing home in Thessaloniki, the second in the same city in northern Greece within a week. 15 of the infected are elderly and 7 are employees. Broader tests were immediately ordered after an 80-year-old developed fever on Tuesday. The management of …

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Over 30 elderly in Thessaloniki nursing home tested positive

Coronavirus alert in Asvestochori by Thessaloniki, where 36 people in a nursery home for elderly were tested positive on Covid-19. Greece’s top epidemiologist Sotiris Tsiodras and the head of Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias rushed to nursery home on Wednesday. According to media reports, two men and five women aged 80-92, …

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Nursing home under quarantine: 10 elderly, 2 employees tested positive

A nursing home in Nea Makri, east of Athens, was placed in quarantine late on Sunday, after one employee was tested positive on COVID-19. The test results alarmed authorities and health teams visited the facility in south-eastern Attica to take test samples from a total of 122 people, residents and …

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