Nearly 3,500 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases in Greece, explosive rise in intubated patients

With the COVID-19 epidemic in Greece growing stronger, there were 3,428 newly confirmed cases in the last 24 hours, 14 of which were confirmed at points of entry into the country.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Greece has recorded 501,030 cases (a 0.8 percent daily rise), of which 51.2 percent were men.

Eleven Million to Be Tested for Covid-19 in Wuhan to Curb New Disease Outbreak

Chinese officials have ordered all 11 million residents of Wuhan to be tested for Covid-19, after new cases emerged in the city for the first time in more than a year.

On Tuesday the national health commission reported eight cases in Wuhan, the city where Covid-19 was first detected in late 2019, before spreading around the world.

Bulgaria is at the Beginning of Fourth COVID-19 Wave

This country is at the beginning of a fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic. At the moment, it is not developing at a fast pace, chief health inspector Assoc. Prof. Angel Kunchev has told Nova TV. The number of infected people per day during the week may exceed 500 people, which would be a serious wave. It is possible that the number of newly infected rises to 3,000 per day, Kunchev says.

New coronavirus hotspot; "The widest infection after Wuhan" VIDEO / PHOTO

According to state data, nearly 200 people have been infected since the virus was detected at the airport on July 20th.
All flights from Nanjing Airport will be suspended until August 11, the Global Times reported.
Officials also began mass testing after criticism for their "failure."

State of Emergency in Bulgaria Extended till 31 August in Rsponse to Pandemic

The Council of Ministers has adopted a decision to extend the state of emergency declared in response to the pandemic, which was originally set to expire on 1 August and is now to continue at least until 31 August 2021, the press office of the interim government announced.