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Woman from Echinos dies from Covid-19

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A woman from the village community of Echinos, in northern Greece’s Xanthi region, died from Covid-19 on Thursday, state-run broadcaster ERT reported.

The 64-year-old patient was being treated in intensive care at the hospital of Alexandroupolis.

A total of five people from the same area have died in the past few days.

Echinos was placed again under a strict, seven-day lockdown on Thursday, after a new spike in coronavirus infections in the last 48 hours.

Health authorities recorded 73 new Covid-19 infections in the community and four deaths in the area since June 11.

On Wednesday, 55 new Covid-19 infections were confirmed in the country, which raised the total number to 3,203.