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Greece hits negative record with 4,608 coronavirus cases;



Coronavirus cases in Greece hit a negative record on Tuesday with 4,608 new confirmed cases in the past 24 hours. It is the highest number of daily infections since the start of the pandemic in the country.


Health authorities announced on Tuesday also 32 Covid-related deaths in the past 24 hours. The number of intubated Covid-patients in hospitals Intensive Care Units increased further to 326.


The Health Ministry announced earlier today a series of new restrictions and obligations for the unvaccinated citizens regarding their access to work and education, entertainment and culture as well as domestic travel.


Of the 5,917,139 vaccinated citizens (56,8% of population with at least one dose):

281,702 Partially vaccinated

5,635,437 Fully vaccinated (54.1%)

Vaccinations tracker per region here.

Official coronavirus data, August 24

Tests in the last 24 hours: PCR 23,867 Rapid tests 98,014

Positivity of PCR & Rapid: 3.78%


Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 566,812 infections (daily change: +0.9%). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 170 infections are related to travel abroad and 1923 to other confirmed cases.


Rolling average: 3245 (3165 previous week)

51.1% of the infected are men.

There are 32 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, the total of pandemic victims to 13,466. Of these, 95.1% had an underlying condition and/or were 70 years old.


A total of 326 Covid-patients – from 319 a day earlier – are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 65 years. 58.3% are men. 83.1% have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or more.

According to EODY, intubated Covid-patients based on age group are:

  • 0-17 : 1

  • 18-39: 12

  • 40-64: 148

  • 65+ : 165

2,926 patients have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

293 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +9.74%). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 272.


Of the 4,608 new cases, 19 were detected at the entrance gates of the country and 5 among travelers already in the country.

The remaining cases are:

1096 Attica

402 Thessaloniki

232 Ilia

184 Achaia

161 Heraklio

146 Messinia

128 Kavala

122 Rhodes

114 Kozani

105 Evia

104 Larissa

89 Chania 84 Aitoloakarnania

69 Evros 68 Corfu 60 Rethymno

Each 47 Drama, Pieria

Each 43 Imathia, Fthiotida

42 Corinth 41 Viotia

Each 39 Naxos, Pella

37 Trikala

Each 34 LAsithi, Halkidiki

33 Lefkada

Each 32 Lesvos, MAgnisia, Serres

31 LAkonia

28 Thira

Each 27 Zakynthos, Karditsa, Kilkis, Xanthi

25 Ioannina

Each 23 Kastoria, Preveza

Each 21 thesprotia, Ikaria

20 Florina 19 Arta

Each 18 Kalymnos, Mykonos

Each 16 Arcadia, Samos, Chios

15 Rodopi

Each 13 Argolida, Paros

12 Kos

Each 10 Kefalonia, Andos

9 Sporades 8 Grevena

Each 6 Evrytania, Milos, Syros

5 Limnos

Each 4 Karpathos/Kasos, Tinos, Fokida

3 Ithaki

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