Despite the arrival of summer weather and the general relaxation of quarantine measures, the number of infected, intubated and deaths from coronavirus in Greece is still high.
Today, Tuesday 11 May, the National Public Health Agency announced 3,197 new cases of Covid-19 in Greece. At the same time, according to EODY, 732 patients were intubated in the intensive care unit and 52 new deaths were registered.
As a reminder, most of the cases reported by EODY in one day were announced on March 30, 2021, when 4,340 cases were recorded in 24 hours. The maximum number of deaths due to the virus per day was recorded on Saturday 28 November, when 121 patients died.
On Monday, May 10, 1904 new cases of Covid-19 and 60 deaths of patients due to this disease were recorded, while the number of intubated patients was 732. 28,127 tests were performed, and a positive result reached 6.77%.
EODY Report in detail: Situation in intensive care units
Of the 732 intubated patients, 61.7% are men, with an average age of 67 years. 83.3% have an underlying disease and / or are 70 years of age or older. Since the start of the pandemic, 2,216 patients have been discharged from intensive care units. Hospital admissions of new Covid-19 patients on Monday – 294 (daily change -23.24%). The average seven-day admission is 364 patients.
Test and positive results
Over the past 24 hours, 85,590 tests (26,117 PCR and 59,473 rapid) were performed with a positive result of 3.73%. The seven-day average is 53,042 spot checks.
From January 1, 2020 to date, laboratories that conduct tests for the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and that systematically indicate the total number of samples tested, a total of 4,794,587 clinical samples have been tested, while the health department EODY units and balances performing Ag rapid tests tested 3,787,668 samples.
As of May 10, 2021, 4,485,813 self-tests were electronically registered, 99,162 people came for re-examination.
At the same time, on May 10, 2021, 128 sampling operations were carried out by EODY Mobile Health Teams (KOMYs), in which 23,563 Rapid Ag tests were carried out and 505 positive (2.14%) were found.
Of the 3,197 new cases of the virus in the country, 14 were imported and discovered after checks upon entry to Greece.
Of the new cases, 1,356 were detected in Attica and 343 in Thessaloniki.
Geographic distribution of cases in regional units of Attica:
East Attica: 150 North Sector of Athens: 152 West Attica: 72 West Sector of Athens: 146 Central Sector of Athens: 494 South Sector of Athens: 148 Piraeus: 168 Π.Ε. Islands: 26
How cases are distributed in the rest of the country:
343 cases in PE Thessaloniki 158 cases in PE Etholoacarnania 4 cases in PE Androu 29 cases in PE Argolis 38 cases in PE Arcadia 2 cases in PE Arta 72 cases in PE Achaia 47 cases in PE Viotia 3 cases in PE Grevena 27 cases in PE Drama 41 cases in PE Evros 58 cases in PE Evia 2 cases in PE Evrytania 23 cases in PE Ilia 14 cases in PE Imatia 54 cases in PE Heraklion 3 cases in PE Patient 13 cases in PE Thespotia 1 case in PE Tiras 1 case in PE Ikaria 41 cases in PE Ioannina 36 cases in PE Kavala 35 cases in PE Kalymnos 13 cases in PE Karditsa 2 cases in PE Karpathos 6 cases in PE Kastoria 3 cases in PE Kea Kythnos 53 cases in PE Corfu 23 cases in Kilkis prefecture 42 cases in PE Kozani 29 cases in PE Corinth 15 cases in PE Kos 8 cases in PE Laconia 110 cases in PE Larissa 13 cases in PE Lassithi 16 cases in PE Lesbos 1 case in PE Lefkada 1 case in PE Lemnos 48 cases in PE Magnesia 12 cases in PE Messinia 3 cases in PE Naxos 15 cases in PE Xanthi 22 cases in PE Pella 8 cases in PE Pieria 4 cases in PE Preveza 15 cases in PE Rethymno 9 cases in PE Rhodope 8 cases in PE Rhodes 2 cases in PE Samos 35 cases in PE Serres 3 cases in PE Syros 27 cases in PE Trikala 28 cases in PE Phthiotida 24 cases in PE Florina 11 cases in PE Phocis 7 cases in PE Chalkidiki 43 cases in PE Chania 4 cases in PE Chios 119 cases are under investigation. Operation “Blue Freedom” vaccination on the islands
Previously plan for Operation Blue Freedom, aimed at fully vaccinating the islands, was presented at a large-scale meeting at the Prime Minister’s residence today.
Blue Freedom is aiming to vaccinate all residents 18 and older on 19 islands with Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine, with 32 completed and 36 more to be completed by the end of May.
The COVID-19 pandemic is still moving around the planet, having infected 160,043,849 people on May 11, 2021, with an increase of +796,001 per day. The death toll was 3,324,138 (+10,587), 106,645 in critical condition, and the number of those who recovered increased to 137 759 085 (+488 201).