Coronavirus in Thessaloniki: increase in the viral load of wastewater

An increasing trend in the concentration of SARS-CoV-2 viral load in urban wastewater is observed in Thessaloniki. The last measurements were carried out by a group of epidemiologists ΑΠΘ together with ΕΥΑΘ in cooperation with the regional authorities of Central Macedonia and within the framework of the National Network ΕΟΔΥ. The weekly average viral load […]

Wastewater viral load surges in 12 cities in Greece

Laboratory tests of urban wastewater by the National Wastewater Epidemiology Network show a significant increase in the average viral load in all 12 cities tested from December 27 to January 2, compared to the previous week. The collected samples showed a huge jump: 516% in Agios Nikolaos in Crete, 342% in Larissa, 290% in Ioannina […]

Lockdown: new areas marked with "red"

Which areas of Greece have become “dark red” and which – with a lower level of risk, is presented in a new map published by epidemiologists. The municipality of Messolonga and the municipality of Visaltia, part of the Serres regional unit, have entered the “dark red” (strict isolation) since this morning. At the same time, […]