Death Toll from Eastern Attica Eildfires Continues to Increase

August 13, 2018

ATHENS – A 63-year-old man, victim of the wildfires in Mati, died on Monday at the intensive care unit of KAT hospital, raising the number of the death toll to 95.

Thirty people suffering from severe burns continue to be in hospitals in Attica, four of them intubated. Seven of 30 are in intensivie care units.

A child that is still in a childrens’ hospital is in good condition.


ATHENS - Greece confirmed 19,772 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 65 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Friday.

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