Coronavirus Cases Rise to 2,081 in Greece: 72 New Cases, 3 More Deaths in 24hrs


Ιnfectious diseases professor Sotiris Tsiodras. (Photo by Eurokinissi/ Stelios Missinas)

ATHENS - On the daily statistics, Health Ministry's spokesman on novel coronavirus Sotiris Tsiodrasannounced 72 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Greece in the last 24 hours, and 3 new deaths.

The Covid-19 infections total in Greece stands at 2,081. Of these, 536 (27,5%) were infected abroad and 796 (38.3%) in Greece. Deaths total 93 since the start of the outbreak, of whom 90% had underlying health issues or their average age was 70 or over. Of the total, 26 deaths were of women.

Some 75 patients are being treated in Intensive Care Units. The average age of these patients is 67 years, 15 of these are women, while a 77% of all ICU patients have underlying health issues or are at least 70 years of age.

A total of 15 people have so far been discharged from ICUs.

So far 37,344 diagnostic lab tests for Covid-19 have been carried out nationwide.