20 New Coronavirus Cases in Greece on Tuesday, 1 Death

ATHENS — Twenty new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Greece on Tuesday, bringing the total official cases to 3,409 since the outbreak.

Of the total, 54.9 pct are men, 766 are related to travel abroad and 1,900 are related to another known case, the National Public Health Organization said.

Nine Greeks are hospitalized in ICUs; three are women, and the median age for all is 58 years. An 88.9 pct has an underlying condition or is aged 70+. A total of 118 patients have been discharged from ICUs since the outbreak began.

In addition, one more death was recorded since Monday, bringing the fatalities to 192. Of these, 61 were women, and their median age was 76 years. The majority (95.8 pct) had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70+.

Since January 1 to the present, a total of 312,775 tests have been carried out for the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), with 1.8 pct of these (5,508) testing positive. The total includes retestings of the same person.



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