x

Society

Greece Registers 41 New Confimed Coronavirus Cares on Saturday

ATHENS — Greece registered 41 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Saturday, with 11 of these relating to people entering Greece by land or air.

Of Saturday's cases subtotal, 15 people requested a diagnostic test voluntarily, 9 were detected in the region of Attica, 3 in the region of Thessaloniki, 1 in Drama region and 2 in Xanthi region.

The total number of known cases has risen to 3,772 of whom 54.6 pct are men. Of these, 990 are linked to travel abroad and 1,969 have been traced to already known cases. The rest have not been traced or are under investigation.

No new deaths were recorded from Covid-19. Coronavirus-related fatalities since January 1 total 193, with the deceased having a median age of 76 years. Sixty-two of them were women, and over 95 pct had an underlying issue and/or were age 70 or above.

Another 9 are intubated in hospitals. Their median age is 59 years and 3 of them are women. Some 122 patients have so far been discharged from hospitals.

The number of diagnostic tests carried out in Greece for the virus total 371,167; of these, 5,934 (or 1.6 pct) were positive. The numbers include retests; from the tests grand total, 40,279 (or 10.9 pct) relate to random testing on incoming airport passengers, as of June 12. Of these, 84 (or 0.2 pct) tested positive.

RELATED

For Hellenes and Philhellenes, there are a variety places, sentiments, and ideas that draw them to different parts of the Hellenic world.

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

10 Years after Armed Standoff with Federal Agents, Bundy Cattle are Still Grazing Disputed Rangeland

BUNKERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — The words “Revolution is Tradition” stenciled in fresh blue and red paint mark a cement wall in a dry river wash beneath a remote southern Nevada freeway overpass, where armed protesters and federal agents stared each other down through rifle sights 10 years ago.

The Ford Bronco initially was conceived and designed for rugged outdoorsy types, a two-door means of escape to nature from the bustling cities of mid-century America.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — LeBron James had 37 points — including six in the final minute — and 10 rebounds, and Anthony Davis had 36 points and 14 rebounds as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the short-handed Memphis Grizzlies 123-120 on Friday night.

SYDNEY (AP) — A man stabbed six people to death at a busy Sydney shopping center Saturday before he was fatally shot, police said.

ISTANBUL (AP) — More than 40 people remained stranded in cable cars high above a mountain in southern Turkey on Saturday, 19 hours after one pod hit a pole and burst open, killing one person and injuring seven.

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.