April 12, 2022
April 12, 2022
As of the latest update by the Greek authorities, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 diagnosed cases in Greece 3,180,556. 72 new deaths were reported raising the total number to 28,205. The number of patients treated in intensive care units is currently 359. 6,926 new cases were announced yesterday in Greece. 2,478 of the new cases were found in the Attica region and 748 new cases in the Thessaloniki region.
Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias on Monday said he has tested positive for Covid-19.
Kikillas said he would continue to discharge his duties as minister while in isolation at his home.
Health authorities on Sunday announced 8,635 new cases of Covid-19 and 51 virus-related deaths.
Southern European countries are leading the way in coronavirus vaccinations, according to a February Eurobarometer survey.
Portugal (91%), Spain and Italy (90% each) are leading all EU countries in the percentage of respondents who said they have either received a booster shot or intend to do so soon.
They also have the lowest percentages (2% in Portugal and Spain; 4% in Italy) of anti-vaxxers.
The other southern members, Cyprus, Greece and Malta, also show high acceptance of vaccines and low denialism, although they lag behind the top three: 84% of Maltese, 78% of Greeks and 77% of Cypriots have received a booster or will do so soon, while denialists are 4%, 8% and 9%, respectively.
Greek health authorities announced 6,926 new cases of Covid-19 and 72 virus-related deaths during their daily briefing on Monday, up from 51 on Sunday. The National Organization for Public Health (EODY) also stated that there are currently 359 intubated patients being treated in Intensive Care Units.
The new cases were identified from a total of 76,645 tests, a positivity rate of 9.04%.
Attica, Greece’s most populous region, accounted for almost a third of new cases reporting 2,478, while the northern port city of Thessaloniki registered 748.
The total number of cases in Greece since the start of the pandemic rose to 3,180,556, with a total of 28,205 virus-related deaths over the same period.
In more detail, the 6,926 new cases detected per Regional Unit: