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Greece weekly: Coronavirus deaths rise by 16%

January 19, 2023


Deaths due to Covid-19 rose by 16% in the week January 6-15, 2023 when compared to the previous week, Greece’s National Public Health Organization (EODY) said in its weekly coronavirus statistics report on Thursday.

At the same time increase are also intubations and hospital admissions, EODY said, even though it has practically stopped publishing the number of the new coronavirus cases.

A total of 1,748 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospitals during the week of January 9-15 (7% up compared to the previous week), namely 250 patients per day on average.

147 coronavirus patients were on ventilators on January 15.

186 deaths from Covid-19 were recorded during the week of January 9-15 (16% up from the previous week), with a median age of 85 years.

Regarding the spread of influenza in the community during the same week, EODY reported 2 new deaths and 5 severe cases of laboratory-confirmed influenza type A, which required these patients be treated in an ICU.

Overall, a total of 46 influenza patients have so far required treatment in ICUs, while a total of 12 people have died from it, said EODY.

EODY weekly report in Greek here.

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