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2,343 New Covid Infections in Greece, 19 Deaths; 338 on Ventilators

ATHENS – Greece confirmed 2,343 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 24 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Monday.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 583,658 infections (daily change: +0.4 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 214 infections are related to travel from abroad and 1,463 to other confirmed cases. 

There are also 19 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 13,656. Of these, 95.3 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 338 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 64 years and 83.0 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the 338 patients, 309 (91.42 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 29 (8.58 pct ) are fully vaccinated.

Another 2,962 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 214 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: -24.11 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 263. 

The median age of new infections is 39 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 78 (range: 0.2 to 106 years). 

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