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152 New Coronavirus Cases and One Death in Greece in the Last 24 Hours

Αssociated Press

Εθελοντές φοιτητές Ιατρικής κατά του κορωνοϊού στο νοσοκομείο «Σωτηρία» στην Αθήνα. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

ATHENS -- Greece confirmed 152 new coronavirus cases and one death on Saturday since the day before, with 22 of these relating to checks at the entry points of the country.

According to the daily report by the National Public Health Organization, the total number of confirmed infections since the novel coronavirus pandemic first appeared in Greece is 5,421. Of these, 1,405 relate to travel abroad while 2,645 are related to already registered cases.

Of the new cases, 26 were identified in the Attica region and 43 in the Thessaloniki region.

Seventeen people are intubated in hospitals; their median age is 63 years, four of them are women. A 70.6 pct has an underlying condition or is aged 70 or more. A total of 129 patients have been discharged from ICUs since the start of the pandemic.

The total number of fatalities is 211 people. Of these, 68 (31.9 pct) were women. The median age of all was 76 years and 95.7 pct had an underlying condition and/or was aged 70+.