Greek Health Ministry spokesman Sotiris Tsiodras on Monday announced 10 new coronavirus cases, raising the total in the country to 2,245.
Addressing a media conference, Tsiodras added that the death toll has risen to 116 with six more people in hospital passing away. The average age of the dead is 74 years, he said.
Greek health teams conducted numerous tests in several retirement homes around the region of Attica in the past 48 hours after at least 12 residents in a home in Nea Makri, east Attica, tested positive for coronavirus, Deputy Minister of Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias said on Monday's regular briefing.
The infected residents were transferred to Athens' Sotiris Hospital.
A retirement home in Nea Makri, east of Athens, was put under quarantine late on Sunday after residents tested positive for the coronavirus.
In comments to Skai television on Monday, Deputy Health Minister Vassilis Kotzamanis said that at least 12 people at the home had tested positive for Covid-19.
The government has asked for a prosecutor to press charges against two priests who provided communion to the faithful Sunday despite a ban on church attendance.
One of the priests, in the Athens neighborhood of Koukaki, was photographed from a nearby building secretly giving communion to people through the back door.