The National Public Health Organization (EODY) announced on Thursday, 153 new coronavirus cases, of which 11 were detected at the country’s entrance gates.

The total number of cases in Greece is 5,123, of which 1,370 (26.7%) are related to travel from abroad and 2,551 (49.8%) are related to an already known case.

Epidemiologists are concerned about the continuous increase of cases, especially in large urban centers, as yesterday, 40 new cases were recorded in Athens and 38 in Thessaloniki.

Fourteen people, whose median age is 70 years, remain intubated. 64.3% of them have an underlying health issue or are aged 70 and over, while 129 patients have been discharged from the ICU. Furthermore, no new deaths were registered, thus the total number of victims rests at 210. The victims’ median age was 76 years, while 95.7% of them, had an underlying health issue and / or age 70 years and older.