Update – 10/03/2022
March 10, 2022
March 10, 2022
As of the latest update by the Greek authorities, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 diagnosed cases in Greece 2,561,503. 61 new deaths were reported raising the total number to 26,366. The number of patients treated in intensive care units is currently 360. 23,335 new cases were announced yesterday in Greece. 8,367 of the new cases were found in the Attica region and 2,252 new cases in the Thessaloniki region.
Around a third of patients infected with Covid-19 in recent days are aged between 4 and 18 years old, according to the National Organization for Public Health (EODY).
More specifically, EODY said that the total number of patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 in the period between February 26 and March 6 came to 30,899.
In the same week, the positivity rate reached 5.31% in a total of 1,945,947 PCR and rapid tests and 1.29% in a total of 2,688,678 self-reported tests. In all the tests, the positivity rate was 2.26%.
New patient admissions came to 1,982, meanwhile, as the total number of people who were healed and discharged was 2,015. The ratio of new admissions to discharges was 0.98.
Meanwhile, health authorities on Wednesday confirmed 23,335 new Covid-19 cases and 61 virus-related deaths. There are also 360 patients on ventilators in intensive care.
The scientific committee advising the government on the pandemic met on Wednesday and has recommended a further relaxation of the ongoing measures as the critical pandemic metrics are easing.
Specifically, according to information available to Kathimerini, the committee proposed that sporting venues be allowed to increase their capacity to 75%, up from the 50% currently permitted.
Additionally, the committee also discussed a reduction in the number of self-tests required in schools.
However, any final decisions are expected next week.
In more detail, the 23,335 new cases detected per Regional Unit: