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Coronavirus Cases Reach 1,784 in Greece Thursday

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Greece recorded a total of 1,784 cases of the virus on Thursday, out of the total 50,247 coronavirus tests that were conducted across the country during the day.

The current figure represents 129 fewer than the 1,913 instances of the coronavirus that were diagnosed in Greece on Wednesday, just one day before.

Total of 880 cases diagnosed in Attica alone on Thursday

Of the 1,784 coronavirus cases recorded in Greece in the past 24 hours, 880 were located in Attica, home to the Greek capital of Athens.

Instances of the virus were particularly high in the city itself, where 241 cases of Covid-19 were identified.

In Thessaloniki, Greece’s second-largest city, a total of 183 cases of Covid-19 were identified in the last 24 hours.

Tragically, 39 people with the coronavirus passed away in the country over the past 24-hour period, which is 11 more than those who died with the virus on Wednesday.

Total 367 intubations in Greece

Currently, 367 patients with Covid-19 are intubated in Greece, which is 10 more than those undergoing the intensive treatment in the country the day before.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, a total 186,469 cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in the country, including all those who have recovered from the virus.

Of the cases diagnosed in Greece in the past seven days, just 63 are associated with foreign travel and 2,600 have been linked to contact with a known case.

Of the 367 patients intubated currently, 86.1% are over the age of 70 or suffer from preexisting conditions.

Additionally, a total of 1,315 patients have been discharged from ICUs around the country since the beginning of the pandemic.

The 39 new deaths recorded on Thursday bring the total number of fatalities in the country to 6,410, and 95.7% of those who have passed away with the virus were over the age of 70 or suffered from underlying health issues.

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