x

Society

Greece: 9,213 New Coronavirus Infections on Sunday, 51 Deaths; 376 on Ventilators

ATHENS – Greece confirmed 9,213 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 21 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Sunday.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 2,508,472 infections (daily change: +0.4% pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 212 infections are related to travel from abroad and 1,798 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 51 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 26,194. Of these, 95.1 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 376 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 68 years and 88.8 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total, 262 (69.68 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 114 (30.32 pct) are fully vaccinated.

Another 4,304 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 276 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: -2.47 pct). The average daily admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 287.

The median age of new infections is 35 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 79 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).

RELATED

ATHENS - The head of the tax office in Chalkida, Evia and another staff member were detained on Friday after testifying over charges of corruption.

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

2 Germans, a Spaniard and a Senegalese Killed in Building Collapse in Spain’s Mallorca Island

MADRID (AP) — Spain's National Police on Friday gave details on four people killed when a building housing a bar and restaurant club collapsed on the island of Mallorca.

AUSTIN, Texas  — Families in Uvalde took more legal action Friday on the second anniversary of the Robb Elementary School attack, suing Meta Platforms, which owns Instagram, and the maker of the video game “Call of Duty” over claims the companies bear responsibility for products used by the teenage gunman.

ATHENS - The head of the tax office in Chalkida, Evia and another staff member were detained on Friday after testifying over charges of corruption.

TEL AVIV, Israel  — Egypt said Friday it has agreed to send U.

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.