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Greece weekly: 47,497 coronavirus cases, 150 deaths

Greece’s health authorities announced on Tuesday 47,497 coronavirus cases confirmed in the week of December 12-18, ISO week 50/2022. According to the weekly coronavirus bulletin by the National Public Health Organization (EODY), there have been 150 Coronavirus-deaths in the same time. The number of intubated Coronavirus-patients stands at 104 on …

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Greece weekly: 53,436 coronavirus cases, deaths up 12%

Greece’s health authorities announced on Tuesday, 53,436 coronavirus cases confirmed in the week of October 24-30, 2022 (ISO week 43/2022.) According to the weekly bulletin of the the National Public Health Organization (EODY), 164 coronavirus-patients died in the same period. Stand of intubated Covid-patients on Oct 30: 85 All confirmed …

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Greece opens platform for upgraded vaccines against Covid-19

The platform for vaccination against Covid-19 with upgraded vaccines has already opened and citizens can get their vaccinations already from Wednesday, September 14, 2022, the president of Greece’s National Vaccination Committee Maria Theodoridou announced on Monday. The platform for appointments opened on Monday, September 12, the first vaccinations with the …

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European Medicines Agency approves Omicron booster vaccines

The European Medicines Agency has approved two booster vaccines against the Omicron variant of COVID-19 manufactured by drugmakers Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna. Following an extraordinary meeting at its headquarters in Amsterdam, the EMA explained that the adapted vaccines “can extend protection against different variants and are therefore expected to help maintain …

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Two cases of “stealth” Omicron subvariant BA.2 detected in Greece

Two cases of the Omicron subvariant BA.2 were detected among flight passengers arriving from abroad at the international airport Eleftherios Venizelos in Athens, media report on Friday. The two cases were reportedly detected on January 13, 2022. Samples of the suspicious cases were sent to the Institute of Biological Research …

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“Omicron” strikes Greek Police: Over 2,000 officers infected

The Omicron variant of Covid-19 has reportedly stroke also the Greek Police with over 2,000 officers to have fallen ill and tested positive in recent days. The majority of active cases are in the Headquarters in Athens. 200 police officers declared that they were sick with Covid-19 in just six …

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Health Minister: Infections over 15,000 today, more Covid-measures possible before New Year

Greece’s Health Minister Thanos Plevris warned on Tuesday morning that the number of new coronavirus infections will be “over 15,000 today,” a day after infections broke an all times record with 9.284 cases on Monday. The minister revealed that the epidemiologists’ committee will meet tomorrow Wednesday to decided whether the …

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Greece to announce more measures against Covid-19 on Monday

Health Minister Thanos Plevris is expected to announce new, additional measures to contain the spread of the Omicron variant on Monday afternoon at 5 o’ clock. Speaking to broadcaster ANT1 on Monday morning, Plevris had left open the date for the implementation of the additional measures. He added, however, that …

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Greece: 6,667 coronavirus cases; Omicron rise to 33; 71 deaths

Greece΄s health authorities announced on Thursday 6,667 coronavirus cases and 71 Covid related deaths in past 24 hours. The number of intubated Covid-patients in hospitals decreased to 655. The government has announced a series of measures against Covid-19. These include masks in- and outdoors, double masks or KN95 in certain …

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Greece Covid-measures: Masks in- and outdoors, festive events canceled, tests for travelers

The Greek government adopted the recommendations of the Epidemiologists Committee and announced on Thursday morning a series of additional protective measures against the pandemic. The measures valid across Greece include the mandatory use of mask in- and outdoors, double or KN95 masks in supermarkets and public transport and additional Covid-test …

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Omicron cases in Greece rise to 26; dozens more under investigation

Confirmed cases of the Omicron variant in Greece have reached 26, health authorities announced on Monday morning. The majority of them are not related to travel. Dozens of suspected cases under examination. The confirmed cases of the Omicron variant have reached 26 on Monday from 17 last Thursday. President of …

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Greece: 4,696 coronavirus cases, 14 Omicron; 96 deaths; distribution

Greece΄s health authorities announced on Thursday 4696 coronavirus cases and 96 Covid related deaths in past 24 hours. The number of intubated Covid-patients in hospitals has increased again to 692. At the weekly Live Briefing on Thursday health experts expressed concern on the ongoing spread of the coronavirus in the …

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