Greece on Monday registered 156 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24-hour period, including 13 identified at entry points to the country, according to the Greek National Public Health Organisation (EODY). There were also five new deaths recorded, bringing the total number of coronavirus-related fatalities to 289 for the country.

Greece has also registered at least 17 cases of COVID-19 in the notoriously overcrowded migrant and refugee camp of Moria, Lesbos, said a migration ministry official on Monday. The facility has been under quarantine since last week when a 40-year-old asylum seeker tested positive for the virus.

Greece has noted a total of 11,663 cases since COVID-19 broke out in the country. Of these, 2,258 are linked to travel abroad and 5,065 to an already registered case.

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Forty-two Greeks are intubated. Ten are women and the average age of all is 69 years. Among the cases, 90.5 per cent have an underlying condition or are aged 70 and above. A total of 160 people have been discharged since the start of the pandemic in Greece.


A 76-year-old Cypriot with underlying health issues died from COVID-19 at the Nicosia general intensive care unit on Monday, whereas a new case was also confirmed by the Cypriot Health Ministry. The total of cases in Cyprus have been 1,510.