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Greece reports new spike in COVID-19 cases

124 cases, with one-third from identified cluster infections

Magda Panoutsopoulou   | 05.08.2020
Greece reports new spike in COVID-19 cases


Greece registered 124 additional cases of the coronavirus Wednesday, with 15 detected at airports and other entry points.

Athens and Thessaloniki each had 22 new infections in the last 24 hours while the National Public Health Organization said one-third of new cases are related to identified cluster infections.

Eighteen were also found positive in Evros, all connected to a wedding in Alexandroupolis.

The total number of COVID-19 cases have reached 4,973, while the death toll rose to 210.

More than half of total cases, 54.6%, are reported to be male. Of the total, 1,349 are linked to travel abroad and 2,479 to already known cases, according to the National Public Health Organization.

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