COVID-19 Keeps Spiking in Greece, More Food Workers Infected

Despite additional health measures being added, Greece is losing ground in the fight against COVID-19 as cases keep rising, spreading to a nursing home and food manufacturing facilities. 

After an early lockdown in March that lasted 10 weeks and closed non-essential businesses held down the number of cases and deaths, they began rising when it was lifted and tourists were allowed into the country starting in July.

With many people still refusing to wear masks or stay social distances of at least 1.5 meters (4.92 feet) apart and the young gathering for drinking parties in city There were 411 more cases on Oct. 1, the daily report often rising above the 400 number, but as worrying was a big jump in the number of patients -89 – put on ventilators in Intensive Care Units (ICU's) in public hospitals.

The the 411 new Covid-19 infections announced Thursday, 272 were in Attica. The total number of infections nationwide  stood at 18,886 with the death toll rising to 393 following two new fatalities, said InTime News.

Health authorities in northern Greece were on alert after 114 cases of Coronavirus were detected among workers of a canning factory Skydra municipality in the region of Pella, the facility shut until Oct. 11, said Kathimerini.



ATHENS - Greece confirmed 20,084 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Tuesday, bringing all confirmed infections since the pandemic began to 3,644,889 (daily change: +0.

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