Greece confirmed 346 new confirmed novel coronavirus infections on Tuesday, with 23 of the cases linked to and 25 identified as being infected at the country’s entry points.
The majority of the new cases were recorded in Attica, where Athens is located, and Lesbos following an outbreak at Moria before the camp burnt down. There are 210 cases in Attica, 19 in Thessaloniki, 11 in Kozani, nine in Trikala, seven in Samos, six in Herakleion in Crete, and five in Imathia, Achaia, Argolida, four in Pieria, and three in Halkidiki, Larissa and Corfu, two in Fthiotida, Pella, Xanthi, Lasithi, Ioannina, Grevena, Kilkis, Kastoria, and one case inSerres, Rethymno, Thira, Ilia, Kavala, Kefalonia, Kos, Corinth and Evros.
There have been a total of 15,928 cases since the pandemic was first detected in Greece in February. Of these cases, 2,651 were related to travel abroad and 6,687 linked to already known cases.
A total of 77 people are intubated, with an average age is 69 years of which 88.3 per cent have an underlying condition or are aged 70 or more, and 21 of them are women.
Another 185 people have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic broke out in Greece.
An additional eight deaths brings Greece’s COVID-19 tally to 352.
Police patrols are using loudspeakers to remind citizens of crowding restrictions reports the Athens Macedonian News Agency (AMNA).