x

Society

Greece Confirms 2,338 New Virus Cases on Wednesday, 31 Deaths

October 13, 2021

ATHENS — Greece confirmed 2,338 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 10 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Wednesday.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 684,706 infections (daily change: +0.3 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 120 infections are related to travel from abroad and 3,029 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 31 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 15,241. Of these, 95.3 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 343 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 67 years and 80.5 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total, 297 (86.59 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 46 (13.41 pct) are fully vaccinated.

Another 3,221 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 222 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +37.04 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 192.

The median age of new infections is 39 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 78 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).

RELATED

ATHENS — Greek firefighters battled a large forest blaze that forced the evacuation of a small village west of Athens, the latest in a series of wildfires that flared as strong winds swept several parts of Greece.

Top Stories

General News

FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

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.

General News

PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced that the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece will be participating in the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on March 20.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. abc@xyz.com

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