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Greece Carried Out 1,245 Drive-Through Rapid Tests in Attica on Sunday

December 13, 2020

ATHENS — The National Public Health Organisation released the results of 1,245 drive-through rapid tests carried out in the Attica region on Sunday.

The rates of infection were highest in Western Attica, where 16 positive samples were detected in 680 tests (2.35 pct), of which six were taken from men and 10 from women, with a median age of 44 years old.

No positive samples were detected in 326 rapid tests carried out in the South Sector (Alimos municipality) and three positive samples were found in 293 tests carried out in Piraeus (1.02 pct) involving two men and a woman with a median age of 37 years old.

On Monday, the mobile NPHO testing teams will be located in Athens Central Sector (Kallithea municipality, at Matzagriotaki and Esperidon behind Davaki Square and the municipal parking lot at Travlou and Hatzidaki).

Another team will be test at Syntagma Metro Station, also in Athens Central Sector, and a third will return to the South Sector in Alimos, at the municipal parking lot at Kalamakiou and Poseidonos streets, near the pedestrian bridge.

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