x

Society

Greece Registers 2,232 New COVID Infections on Thursday, 33 Deaths

September 30, 2021

ATHENS — Greece confirmed 2,232 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 2 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 655,767 infections (daily change: +0.3 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 71 infections are related to travel from abroad and 3,205 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 33 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 14,828. Of these, 95.4 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 326 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 66 years and 79.8 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total, 293 (89.98 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 33 (10.12 pct) are fully vaccinated.

Another 3,160 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 158 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: -23.3 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 177.

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 - A public high school in an exclusive Athens neighborhood where students conducted an occupation and caused serious damage will have to pay for it, with teachers wanting the parents to bear the cost.

Top Stories

Church

BOSTON – The Holy Synod of the Patriarchate of Alexandria in its recent meeting dealt with the ecclesiastical coup perpetrated by the Patriarchate of Moscow in its canonical jurisdiction, calling it an “immoral invasion and intrusion.

Church

NEW YORK - Some 21 years after it was destroyed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States that brought down the Twin Towers in New York City, the new St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church rising in its place is among the most eagerly awaited architectural openings of 2022.

Events

STATEN ISLAND, NY – For yet another year, the community of Holy Trinity-St Nicholas in Staten Island honored couples celebrating 50+ years of marriage with a modest ceremony held at the church immediately following the Divine Liturgy on January 16.

Video

The National Herald’s Happenings of the Week by Eraklis Diamataris

The National Herald’s Happenings of the Week (Jan 15 – Jan 21) as have been reported at the print and digital editions of TNH and presented by the TNH Editor Eraklis Diamataris.

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.