Greece Confirms 2,338 New Virus Cases on Wednesday, 31 Deaths

Αssociated Press

A member of the medical staff from the National Health Organisation (EODY) conducts a rapid test for COVID-19 at a mobile testing point, in Athens, Sunday, March 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

ATHENS -- Greece confirmed 2,338 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 10 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Wednesday.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 684,706 infections (daily change: +0.3 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 120 infections are related to travel from abroad and 3,029 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 31 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 15,241. Of these, 95.3 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 343 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 67 years and 80.5 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total, 297 (86.59 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 46 (13.41 pct) are fully vaccinated.

Another 3,221 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 222 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +37.04 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 192.

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).