Just one of Monday’s total cases was identified during routine Covid-19 testing of tourists at the country’s borders.
Additionally, there are 481 patients with Covid-19 on ventilators on Monday, which is 16 fewer than the 497 patients undergoing the invasive treatment in the country yesterday, Sunday.
Tragically, 41 people suffering from the coronavirus passed away in the country over the past 24-hour period, which represents 11 more than those who died with the virus on Sunday.
513 cases of Covid-19 diagnosed in Attica alone; 107 in Thessaloniki
Of the 1,007 new coronavirus cases recorded in Greece in the past 24 hours, 513 were located in Attica, home to the Greek capital city of Athens.
Instances of the virus were particularly high in the center of the city itself, where 175 cases of Covid-19 were identified Monday.
Tests showed that in Thessaloniki, Greece’s second-largest city, a total of 107 cases of Covid-19 had been diagnosed in the last 24 hours.
Over 400,000 total coronavirus cases in Greece
Since the beginning of the pandemic, a total of 402,306 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 23 are associated with foreign travel and 1,865 have been linked to contact with a known case.
Of the 481 patients intubated currently, 86.7% are over the age of 70 or suffer from preexisting conditions. Their average age is 67.
On Monday alone, 151 people with the coronavirus were admitted to hospitals in Greece.
Additionally, a total of 2,429 patients have been discharged from ICUs around the country since the beginning of the pandemic.
The 41 new deaths recorded on Monday bring the total number of fatalities in the country to 12,095; 95.1% of those who have passed away with the virus were over the age of 70 or suffered from underlying health issues.