Over 300 COVID-19 deaths in northern Greece in the last fortnight


At least 300 people, 85-87% of them unvaccinated, have died of COVID-19 in hospitals in Macedonia and Thrace over the last fortnight.

A total of 1,167 patients were being treated in ordinary hospital beds and ICUs on Monday.

Specifically, there were 529 patients being treated for COVID-19 in ordinary wards (74.9% unvaccinated) and 91 in ICUs (91.2% unvaccinated) in the 14 hospitals of the 3rd Regional Health Unit (Thessaloniki and Western Macedonia).

In the 14 hospitals of the 4th Regional Health Unit (Thessaloniki, Eastern Macedonia and Thrace), there were another 479 patients (of which 74.3% were unvaccinated) in ordinary wards and 61 (89.7% unvaccinated) in ICUs.

As Health Minister Thanos Plevris said during his visit to Thessaloniki last Friday, most of the vaccinated COVID-19 patients being treated in ICUs had been vaccinated more than six months ago.

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