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10 New COVID-19 Cases and One Death in Greece in Last 24 Hours

ATHENS – The Health Ministry’s coronavirus spokesman and infectious diseases professor Sotiris Tsiodras on Wednesday evening announced 10 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Greece in the last 24 hours, and one new death.

The Covid-19 infections total in Greece stands at 2,576.

Fatalities stand at 139 since the start of the outbreak; 36 of them were women. Of the 139, a 91.4 pct had underlying health issues and/or their average age was 70 years or more. The average age of all the deceased was 74 years of age.

Some 41 patients are being treated in Intensive Care Units and 12 of these are women. An 88 pct of ICU patients have underlying health issues and/or are over 70 years of age.

A total of 71 people have so far been discharged from ICUs.

Some 72,130 Covid-19 diagnostic tests have been carried out in Greece since the start of the outbreak.

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