240 New Coronavirus Infections in Greece on Saturday, 4 Deaths

September 20, 2020

ATHENS — Greece confirmed 240 new coronavirus infections in Greece on Saturday, of which 42 are related to known clusters and 34 were identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization said.

All pandemic cases since the outbreak began in Greece total 14,978, of whom 2,576 are related to travel abroad and 6,297 to already confirmed cases.

A total of 65 Greeks are intubated. Their median age is 69 years old and 21 of them are women. An 86.2 pct have an underlying condition or are 70 years old or older. A total of 177 people have been discharged from ICUs since the start of the pandemic in Greece.

Another 4 people died, bringing the fatality rate to 331. Of these, 122 were women and the median age of all was 78 years. Nearly all (96.7 pct) had some underlying condition and/or age 70 years or older.



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