Greece records 2,198 new Covid-19 infections and 59 fatalities in last 24 hours

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The majority of new coronavirus diagnoses are currently being detected outside of the regions of Attica and Thessaloniki, said infectious diseases specialist Professor Gkikas Magiorkinis, speaking at a live briefing on Monday, ANA reports.

Attica region showed the mildest epidemiological load of the last 30 days and a significant reduction of the Rt dispersal factor, indicating a potential reduction in active cases, he noted. This potential reduction, however, might not suffice to relieve current strains on the national health system, therefore admissions, as well as intubations, will continue to grow over the next 7-10 days, he added. 

Thessaloniki continues to have an epidemiological load rate five times greater than Attica's, given the population in each city. He noted that it might take some time before the rate of infections shows a decrease in Thessaloniki since it's the country's second-biggest urban center, warning that restrictive measures should not be relaxed any time soon. 

Greece recorded 2,198 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, of which 21 were identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Monday

This brings all novel coronavirus infections to date to 76,403. Of these, 4,675 are linked to travel abroad and 19,638 to already known cases.

Moreover, EODY recorded another 59 deaths, bringing fatalities to 1,165. Of the latter, their median age was 80 and 97.2 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or more. Of the total, 473 were women.

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