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Greece: Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Rise to 310, with 67 in ICUs

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

ATHENS -- Another 310 confirmed coronavirus infections were announced on Tuesday, of which 30 are linked to known clusters and 12 were identified at entry points to Greece, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said.

All currently confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic in Greece total 13,730.

Of the total, 2,433 are linked to travel abroad and 5,901 to already known cases.

In addition, EODY said 67 people were intubated. Their median age is 70 years, and 17 of them are women. An 88.1 pct has an underlying condition or are aged 70 years and above.

Another 175 patients have been discharged from ICUs since the start of the pandemic in Greece.

EODY also note 3 more deaths due to the virus, bringing Greek fatalities to 313. Of these, 116 were women. The median age of all was 78 years and 96.2 pct had an underlying condition and/or age of 70 years or more.

Geographically speaking, the highest concentrations in cases were registered in the Region of Attica (197), Thessaloniki (22), Lesvos island (15, related to Moria hotspot) and Pella (9).