Greece announces 52,966 new cases of Covid-19, 138 deaths over last week

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Greek health authorities announced 52,966 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday between October 17 and 23.

The National Organization for Public Health (EODY) also announced 138 virus-related deaths over the same period.

Additionally, at the end of the week, there were 82 intubated patients being treated in Intensive Care Units.

EODY said that approximately 22% of the new confirmed cases were reinfections.

Since the start of the pandemic, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Greece stands at 5,135,200, with a total of 33,574 virus-related deaths.