36 illegal immigrants – 15 men, 10 women and 11 children of Iranian and Afghan descent – were rescued on Saturday night by the Greek Coast Guard on the northern coast of Lesvos, after entering Greece illegally.
The 36 illegal immigrants were immediately quarantined in a migrant camp at Megala Therma, where it was found that three were positive for coronavirus but were asymptomatic.
All 36 were re-assigned to a 14-day quarantine, while the three asymptomatic patients were transferred to a separate facility.
Meanwhile, 23 new coronavirus cases were announced today, with the total number amounting to 3366 (daily change + 0.7%), of which 55.0% were men.
Specifically, 2 of the new cases were recorded in Paramythia, 6 in Kastoria, 1 in Athens, 3 in Syros and 3 in Lesvos.
At the same time, 8 cases came from flights abroad.
No new deaths from coronavirus were reported, keeping the total at 191 since the outbreak began. The average age of patients who have died is 76 years old.
The number of patients treated by intubation is 11 (72.7% men).
The daily distribution of confirmed cases is as follows (the line represents the total, cumulative distribution of cases):
Of the total of 3366 cases, 753 (22.4%) are related to travel from abroad, 1873 (55.6%) are related to an already known case and the rest are not related to travel or another known case or are still under investigation.
The average age of cases is 47 years, while the average age of deaths is 76 years. The age distribution of (a) total cases, (b) the deaths and (c) of patients treated by intubation, is as follows:
The map depicts the geographical distribution of total COVID-19 cases per Regional Unit of the country, based on the declared permanent residence address of the patient.
On July 1, Greece begins opening its borders in its entirety to tourists, although direct flights from some countries will be banned. Although which countries is not specified yet, it is expected that the United States will make the list.