x

Society

Greece: 17,662 New Coronavirus Infections on Thursday, 106 Deaths; 568 on Ventilators

February 3, 2022

ATHENS – Greece confirmed 17,662 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 53 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Thursday.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 2,002,206 infections (daily change: +0.9 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 412 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,472 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 106 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 23,833. Of these, 95.1 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 568 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 66 years and 83.3 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total, 444 (78.17 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 124 (21.83 pct) are fully vaccinated.

Another 4,071 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 547 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +4.99 pct). The average daily admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 473.

The median age of new infections is 35 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 78 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).

RELATED

ATHENS – After five years of systematic research, documenting and collecting stories from all over Greece, Istorima, the largest-scale collection of oral history in the country, continues its activity and is enriched with a renewed website with updated series and collections.

Top Stories

Columnists

A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

Video

Alberto, Season’s First Named Tropical Storm, Dumps Rain on Texas and Mexico, Which Reports 3 Deaths

TAMPICO, Mexico (AP) — Tropical Storm Alberto rumbled toward northeast Mexico early Thursday as the first named storm of the season, carrying heavy rains that left three people dead but also brought hope to a region suffering under a prolonged, severe drought.

ATHENS – After five years of systematic research, documenting and collecting stories from all over Greece, Istorima, the largest-scale collection of oral history in the country, continues its activity and is enriched with a renewed website with updated series and collections.

For centuries, ancient artifacts, art, and relics have been a topic of ownership, provenance, and morality debates.

LESVOS – The 2nd International ELIA Lesvos Confest (an olive conference and festival) took place at the Vrana Olive Press Museum on the island of Lesvos in Greece May 23-26.

NEW YORK – Pancyprian Association of America issued a statement mourning the passing of Constantine Iordanou, the businessman and philanthropist who was also a founding member of the Association.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. [email protected]

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.