Greece Confirms 6,755 New COVID Cases on Thursday, 43 Deaths

ATHENS – Greece confirmed 6,755 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Holy Thursday, bringing all confirmed infections since the pandemic began to 3,266,368 (daily change: 0.2 pct).

Of the daily total, reinfections are estimated at 196 in the last 24 hours, while their total since the pandemic began is estimated at 120,786 (3.6 pct of the total positive results).

There are also 43 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 28,808. Of these, 95.5 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 284 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 71 years and 93.00 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total, 157 (55.28 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 127 (44.72 pct) are fully vaccinated.

Another 4,588 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 195 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: -15.58 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 218.

The median age of new infections is 36 years (range: 0.2 to 112 years), while the median age of the deceased is 79 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).


ATHENS - Main opposition SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance, in an announcement on Friday, expressed "deep concern and its unequivocal condemnation of the new escalation of tension in the Middle East with Israel's show of force against Iran.

Top Stories


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.


Indians Vote in the First Phase of the World’s Largest Election as Modi Seeks a Third Term

NEW DELHI (AP) — Millions of Indians began voting Friday in a six-week election that's a referendum on Narendra Modi, the populist prime minister who has championed an assertive brand of Hindu nationalist politics and is seeking a rare third term as the country's leader.

NEW YORK  — A person who was on fire in a park outside the New York courthouse where Donald Trump’s hush money trial is taking place has been rushed away on a stretcher.

NEW YORK — Emergency crews rushed away a person on a stretcher after fire was extinguished outside the Manhattan courthouse where jury selection was taking place Friday in Donald Trump's hush money criminal case.

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Casper Ruud defeated Jordan Thompson in straight sets to earn his season-leading 26th win and secure a spot in the quarterfinals of the Barcelona Open on Thursday.

ATHENS - "Turkiye must respect the European acquis, which fully includes the participation at all levels of the Republic of Cyprus," Foreign Minister George Gerapetritis stressed on Friday in an interview with "Kanali Ena", commenting on the conclusions of the European Council, which link the progress of EuroTurkish relations with developments in the Cyprus issue.

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.