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Saturday, November 27, 2021

Wide spread of the Delta-Still 1.760 cases

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Municipality of Athens: 14 new electronic services available to citizens

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Start School of Business in Serafio-Free digital education in 45 companies in Athens

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The face of the University changes with plane trees and marbles

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In Pagrati the first public Japanese Garden in Greece

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The 8th "pocket" park in Patisia is ready

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The National Genomic Surveillance Network of SARS-CoV-2 virus, operated under the coordination of EODY, completed the genomic analysis in 2.044 samples that were randomly selected or targeted and cover the period July 19, 2021 to August 16, 2021.

From the control of 2.044 samples, a total of 1.883 samples with variants of special interest (Variants Of Concern - VOC) and 24 samples with strains under surveillance (Variants Under Monitoring) emerged.

Of the 1.883 specimens of special interest, 1.760 relate to the Delta strain, 87 relate to Alpha and 36 relate to Beta. Of the 24 samples with strains under monitoring, all relate to strain B.1.1.318 (Variant E484K). In addition, 3 B.1.604 strains were detected (Table 3). Since the launch of the National Network of Genomic Surveillance of the SARS-CoV-2 virus until today, a total of 29.454 samples of domestic cases have been tested in the country.

Of these, 25.721 come from random sampling, 3.015 come from targeted sampling or sample selection, and for 718 samples the selection method is not available. Among the 25.721 randomly selected samples in the territory, the four most common strains of special interest or under surveillance that have been isolated are Alpha, at 60,32%, followed by Delta at 20,94%, B.1.1.318 (Variant E484K) with a percentage of 9,09% and Beta with a percentage of 1,29%.

The time evolution of the relative frequency of sequenced samples from random sampling per species of strain, up to week 32 is shown in Figure 9.

Of the 3.015 samples taken or selected in a targeted manner, 2.852 strains of special interest or under observation were found. Of these samples, 43,45% relate to B.1.1.318 (Variant E484K), 28,49% to Delta, 15,75% to Alpha, 6,67% to Beta, 0,13% to C.36 and 0,10% in Gamma.

In addition, a total of 266 strains of special interest or under surveillance or interest have been isolated from samples of imported cases, of which 135 relate to Delta, 113 to Alpha, 6 to Beta, 4 to B.1.1.318 (Variant E484K), 4 to B .1.621 (VOI), 1 in Eta, 1 in C.36, 1 in Kappa and 1 in B.1.623.

Elena Bregianni

The Dior collection for 2022 in Milos

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Kapravelos: Proposal for closed schools, masks everywhere and lockdown for the unvaccinated

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Al. Tsipras: The reality is very different from the beautified image of the government

Criticism of the government for "rebuilding economic recipes of the past that failed and led us to bankruptcy", instead of participating in the global debate that is developing ...

IT HAPPENS IN ATHENS

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"The Greek summer" by Charles Howard at the Cultural Center "Melina" of the Municipality of Athens

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Event for the results of the Greek #MeToo

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