Drop in the number of new coronavirus cases in Greece for 2nd day in a row - no new cases in Corfu

ATHENS. EODY announced 157 new confirmed cases on Sunday 30 August, of which 44 were imported - 35 patients intubated - 2 deaths - over 10,000 total cases.

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August / 2020

According to the announcement from EODY, for the second day running the number of new cases in Greece has dropped.  There were 157 new cases on Sunday 30 August - also the second day running that the number has been below 200.

There were no new cases in Corfu, which means that over the last 3 days EODY has announced only one domestic case of COVID-19 on the island.

The total number of cases in Greece is now over 10,000 - 10,134 to be precise - of which 55.5% are males. 2,078 (20.5%) of the cases are connected to arrivals from abroad and 4,448 (43.9%) are from contacts with known cases.

35 patients are intubated in ICUs. The average age is 69 and 51.4% have underlying health conditions or are over 70. 149 patients have been discharged from ICUs

There were 2 deaths today taking the total number of fatalities to 262. The average age was 77 and 93.5% had underlying health conditions or were over 70.

The 157 new cases are broken down as follows:

41 from checks at entry points
3 arrivals who volunteered to be tested
50 in Attica - 5 of which were connected to recent travel in Greece
16 in Thessaloniki - 4 connected with a known case in the family
11 in Heraklion - 8 connected with a known cluster and 1 with a confirmed case
7 in Lesvos - 5 connected with a known case in the family
6 in Pieria - 4 connected with a known case in the family
3 in Ioannina
2 in Zalynthos
2 in Kozani
2 in Cyclades
2 in Chania
1 in Evia
1 in Kavala
1 in Karditsa
1 in Kastoria
1 in Kilkis
1 in Larissa
1 in Lassithi
1 in Xanthi
1 in Pellas
1 in Rethymnon
1 in Trikala
1 in Chios