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Covid: 3,585 new cases, 36 deaths

Covid: 3,585 new cases, 36 deaths Health authorities announced 3,585 new coronavirus infections for the 24-hour period ending 3 p.m. Friday, up on Thursday’s figure of 3,407. The National Organization for Public Health (EODY) also announced 36 deaths, two more than on the previous day. There were 348 patients on ventilators, up one on Thursday. […]

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Covid expert: epidemiological burden has increased significantly

Covid expert: epidemiological burden has increased significantly The country’s “epidemiological burden has increased significantly” by 28% in the last two weeks, a member of the expert committee advising the government on Covid-19 said on Thursday. Vana Papaevangelou, a professor of pediatric infectious diseases at Athens University, noted that the average number of cases is 2,872 […]

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Fourth Covid wave ‘unavoidable,’ says health ministry official 

Fourth Covid wave ‘unavoidable,’ says health ministry official  A fourth wave of Covid-19 infections in Greece is “unavoidable,” a Health Ministry official said on Thursday, as the country struggles with a new rise in numbers. Asked why the government lifted recently more health restrictions considering the looming surge in new cases, the Health Ministry secretary […]

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New Covid infections remain above 3,000 mark

New Covid infections remain above 3,000 mark Greek health authorities announced 3,279 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday while 351 patients were being treated in ICUs, according to the data published by the National Organization for Public Health (EODY). The overall death toll rose to 15,485 after 38 more people died of the disease.  Greece’s total […]

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Covid claims life of Serres anti-vaxxer

Covid claims life of Serres anti-vaxxer Α 45-year-old music teacher from Serres in northern Greece who had asked not to be intubated, even though he had become seriously ill with the coronavirus, died on Wednesday. According to local media, the father of three had been hospitalized for the last 15 days at the General Hospital […]

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Tsiodras: Covid vaccines have prevented around 8,400 deaths in Greece

Tsiodras: Covid vaccines have prevented around 8,400 deaths in Greece Around 8,400 coronavirus-related deaths have been avoided in Greece since the national vaccine rollout late December last year, infectious disease expert and government adviser Sotiris Tsiodras said Wednesday. The latest estimates also indicate that 5,530 intensive care unit (ICU) admissions have been averted thanks to […]

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Private hospitals may also be asked to take Covid cases if needed, Plevris tells ANA

Private hospitals may also be asked to take Covid cases if needed, Plevris tells ANA Health Minister Thanos Plevris reassured the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) in an interview on Wednesday that no Covid patient will be left without any medical help, adding that private hospitals may join the national health system in providing treatment for […]

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Pressure, Covid infections rise as winter approaches

Pressure, Covid infections rise as winter approaches The jump in confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infections Tuesday to 3,739 was the highest number of daily cases recorded since the end of August and corroborated the assessment of health experts that cases will rise in tandem with lower temperatures as winter approaches and more activities take place indoors. There […]

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ΥΦΕΘΑ: Covid test σε ανεμβολίαστους σπουδαστές στρατιωτικών σχολών

ΥΦΕΘΑ: Covid test σε ανεμβολίαστους σπουδαστές στρατιωτικών σχολών «Το Γενικό Επιτελείο Εθνικής ‘Αμυνας έχει εκδώσει σχετικές διαταγές, οι οποίες εναρμονίζονται με τα θεσμικά κείμενα της Πολιτείας, καθορίζοντας ότι όλο το στρατιωτικό και πολιτικό προσωπικό των Ενόπλων Δυνάμεων που εργάζεται με φυσική παρουσία και δεν υπόκειται στις εξαιρέσεις του μέτρου διαγνωστικών ελέγχων, θα υποβάλλεται υποχρεωτικά σε […]

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Health Min Plevris: Vaccination remains the only protection against Covid at present

Health Min Plevris: Vaccination remains the only protection against Covid at present The number of the unvaccinated citizens, particularly those over 60 years old, remains a major headache for the health ministry, Health Minister Thanos Plevris said on Monday while speaking on MEGA TV. He also emphasised that vaccination remains the only viable strategy against […]

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New Covid drugs expected early 2022, says minister

New Covid drugs expected early 2022, says minister New drugs for the treatment of Covid-19 are expected early 2022, Health Minister Thanos Plevris told Mega TV on Monday, nevertheless stressing the need to ramp up vaccinations in Greece where the percentage of fully vaccinated individuals remains under 60 percent. Deputy Health Minister Mina Gaga last […]

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Life after Covid: EU re-thinks budget rules for new era

Life after Covid: EU re-thinks budget rules for new era So often the source of rows between its members, the European Union starts reviewing its rules for national budgets on Tuesday to fit a post-pandemic reality of higher public debt and the huge costs of transitioning to a zero-emissions economy. During the landmark review – […]

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Health official sounds alarm over Covid deaths

Health official sounds alarm over Covid deaths The president of Athens-Piraeus hospital doctors, Matina Pagoni, expressed concern about the high number of coronavirus deaths on Saturday. Speaking to Skai TV, she said cases are still high, but what is worrisome is the death rate. “So many deaths are attributed to the low rate of vaccinations, […]

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Arrests, fines for violating Covid restrictions

Arrests, fines for violating Covid restrictions A total of 107,700 inspections were carried out yesterday by authorities (police, coast guard, the National Transparency Authority, Market Inspection Agency, Labor Inspection, regional authorities and municipalpolice) and recorded 366 cases of violation of epidemiological alarm measures. According to the National Transparency Authority, total fines of €108,750 euros were […]

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Καλύτερα από τον παιδίατρο το εμβόλιο COVID στα παιδιά

Καλύτερα από τον παιδίατρο το εμβόλιο COVID στα παιδιά Ανεπιφύλακτα η πλειονότητα των παιδιάτρων συστήνει τον εμβολιασμό κατά του κοροναϊού για τα παιδιά άνω των 12 ετών και μάλιστα σε ποσοστό 95%. Θετικοί απέναντι και στο εμβόλιο της γρίπης για όλα τα παιδιά είναι το 54% των παιδιάτρων, ενώ το υπόλοιπο 46% συστήνει το αντιγριπικό […]

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Nέα προληπτική θεραπεία κατά του Covid στην Ιταλία

Nέα προληπτική θεραπεία κατά του Covid στην Ιταλία Πρώτη καταχώρηση: Παρασκευή, 15 Οκτωβρίου 2021, 20:31                  Επιμέλεια: Xρήστος Μαζάνης Ακόμα ένα όπλο στη μάχη κατά του κορωνοϊού αναμένεται να έχουν στη διάθεσή τους σύντομα οι Ιταλοί. Πρόκειται για μια θεραπεία η οποία θα προορίζεται για να περοστατέψει ανοσοκατεσταλμένους και […]

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Covid: 2,665 new cases, 27 deaths

Covid: 2,665 new cases, 27 deaths Health authorities announced 2,665 new coronavirus infections for the 24-hour period ending 3 p.m. Friday, up slightly on Thursday’s figure of 2,601. The National Organization for Public Health (EODY) also announced 27 deaths, down from 46 on the previous day. There were 368 patients on ventilators, up from 347 […]

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Lectures in Thessaloniki science faculty suspended after Covid inspectors threatened

Lectures in Thessaloniki science faculty suspended after Covid inspectors threatened Lectures in the science faculty of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki will be suspended on Thursday after Covid health inspectors were obstructed and theatened in the performance of their duties. Since Monday, groups of people claiming to be students have blocked the entrance to the […]

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First university student tests positive for Covid

First university student tests positive for Covid A university student tested positive for Covid-19 this week, in the first official case announced sonce the new academic year begun, the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki said on Wednesday.  The math student, who has not been unvaccinated, came to class on Monday (Oct. 11) with a negative rapid […]

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Pfizer CEO: Covid pill research results due before year’s end

Pfizer CEO: Covid pill research results due before year’s end Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (r) and Pfizer CEO and Chairman Albert Bourla during the inauguration of the company’s two hubs in Thessaloniki. The results of the research for the Pfizer pill against the coronavirus are expected before the end of 2021, according to Bourla. During […]

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PM Mitsotakis gets third dose of vaccine against Covid, urges Greeks to follow his example

PM Mitsotakis gets third dose of vaccine against Covid, urges Greeks to follow his example Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday visited the “Prometheus” Mega Vaccination Centre and got the third dose of a vaccine against the novel coronavirus, appealing to all Greeks to follow his example and primarily those that have not yet had […]

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PM receives his Covid booster jab

PM receives his Covid booster jab Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis got his third dose of the jab against Covid-19 at the Prometheas mass vaccination center in the northern suburb of Maroussi on Tuesday. “I would ask everyone to do the same, either for the 3rd dose or especially for those who have not yet been […]

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Hospitals will no longer be fully dedicated to Covid, ministry source says

Hospitals will no longer be fully dedicated to Covid, ministry source says Greece’s coronavirus referral hospitals will no longer dedicate the lion’s share of their resources to treating patients with Covid-19 at the expense of people suffering from other illnesses, Skai television quoted a Health Ministry source as saying on Tuesday. Beds at intensive care […]

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PM to get third Covid shot on Tuesday

PM to get third Covid shot on Tuesday Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis will receive a third shot of the jab against Covid-19 on Tuesday, government spokesperson Yannis Oikonomou said on Monday. He received the first dose of Pfizer-BioNTech’s jab on December 27, 2020, when the first batch of the company’s vaccines arrived in Greece, and […]

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Mεξικό: 6.153 νέα περιστατικά Covid το τελευταίο 24ωρο

Mεξικό: 6.153 νέα περιστατικά Covid το τελευταίο 24ωρο Πρώτη καταχώρηση: Κυριακή, 10 Οκτωβρίου 2021, 07:15 Σε 6.153 ανέρχονται τα νέα περιστατικά κορωνοϊού που καταγράφηκαν το 24ωρο που πέρασε στο Μεξικό και σε 348 οι θάνατοι από την COVID-19, ανακοίνωσε σήμερα το υπουργείο Υγείας της χώρας. Με τα νέα κρούσματα ο συνολικός αριθμός των προσβληθέντων από τον […]

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Covid: 2,324 more cases, 22 deaths

Covid: 2,324 more cases, 22 deaths Health authorities announced 2,324 new coronavirus infections for the 24-hour period ending 3 p.m. Friday, up from 2,249 on Thursday. The National Organization for Public Health (EODY) also announced 22 deaths, down from 30 on the previous day. There were 334 patients on ventilators, down one on Thursday. Of […]

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Covid death toll in Greece tops 15,000

Covid death toll in Greece tops 15,000 The overall number of fatalities from Covid-19 in Greece crossed the 15,000 mark reaching 15,012 on Wednesday, after health authorities announced 21 deaths from the disease.  New coronavirus infections eased to 2,331 from 2,876 on Tuesday with the overall number since the start of the pandemic reaching 668,811, […]

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Twenty-year-old in Thessaloniki died of Covid, expert says

Twenty-year-old in Thessaloniki died of Covid, expert says A 20-year-old unvaccinated man died of Covid-19 in Thessaloniki recently, Deputy Health Minister Mina Gaga said on Wednesday, noting the risk the virus poses to people who do not get the jab. “We do not want to have such deaths, it is very easy to prevent them […]

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Mini lockdowns abolished in ‘red’ regions, as government eases Covid restrictions

Mini lockdowns abolished in ‘red’ regions, as government eases Covid restrictions Greek Health Minister Thanos Plevris announced on Wednesday an end of strict Covid-19 restrictions in areas with high viral load and a further easing of health measures in bars and clubs those fully vaccinated ahead of fall. The over-night curfews and bans in music […]

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Κοροναϊός – Χωρίς επιπλέον… εισιτήριο οι ανεμβολίαστοι στη μετά covid εποχή – Ο δεκάλογος των απαγορεύσεων

Κοροναϊός – Χωρίς επιπλέον… εισιτήριο οι ανεμβολίαστοι στη μετά covid εποχή – Ο δεκάλογος των απαγορεύσεων Η πλήρης κανονικότητα επανέρχεται για τους εμβολιασμένους πολίτες από την ερχόμενη εβδομάδα, καθώς η κυβέρνηση είναι αποφασισμένη να αφήσει εντελώς πίσω της την εποχή της πανδημίας και να γυρίσει μία νέα σελίδα μαζί με αυτούς που συνέβαλαν στην οχύρωση […]

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